Presentation Guidelines


  • Each poster will be on display for 1 day. Poster presenters will need to check the programme to see the exact date on which their poster is to be displayed as well as the poster board number assigned to the poster.
  • Please ensure that your poster does not exceed 1.9m wide X 0.90m high (landscape style).
  • Posters should be mounted by 10:00 hours on the day on which they are scheduled to be presented and must be removed by the end of sessions on the same day.
  • Presenters must stand next to their posters for informal discussions during the morning Coffee Break as well as during the designated poster session times.
  • Posters should be brought to the Congress by the authors. Please do not mail them to the Secretariat.

The organizers are not responsible for any posters that have not been removed by the end of the sessions on the day in which they have been scheduled.

Instructions for the preparation of Posters 

  • Posters may be prepared on one sheet (preferred method) or alternatively on several smaller sheets.
  • Allocate the top of the poster for the title and authors as stated on the submitted abstract.
  • The text, illustrations, etc should be bold enough to be read from a distance of two meters.
  • Double-sided tape will be available in the poster area for hanging of posters
  • The exact demensions of the poster will be communicated shortly.


Th​e presentation will be facilitated with the use of an electronic poster board, on which Presenters will upload your poster prior to the meeting date. The system will allow you to move around and zoom in on any section (just like a large iPad).

e-Poster Viewings

​e-Posters will be on display at the e-Poster stations throughout the entire Annual Meeting. e-Posters Presenters do not have to stand by their e-Posters​, during the breaks, e-Poster authors are requested to be in the e-Poster area, to answer any questions. 
The e-Posters are equipped with a "Contact Author Button" which allows participants to e-mail questions to the author directly.

e-Poster Format and Upload 

Information pertaining to the uploading and usage of electronic poster board will be sent to presenters by e-mail 8 weeks before the meeting. 

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