VGC 2018 Presenter Guidelines


Oral presentations

All oral presentations will take place in the Biosciences Auditorium. Presenters should meet with the lecture room assistant prior to the start of their session to upload presentations to the lecture room computer. It will be possible to use personal laptops. Please allow extra time before the session for setup and testing. Presenters should also check-in and introduce themselves to the Session Chair.

Presentation slots are limited to 15 minutes: 12 minutes for presentations and 3 minutes for questions.

The lecture room will be equipped with:

-          Projector

-          Laptop

-          Laser Pointer

-          Microphone

Presentations should be prepared as PowerPoint or PDF with a 16:9 aspect ratio.


Preparation of Posters


A maximum surface of 72” by 72” will be available for poster display. It is recommended that presenters prepare their posters in Landscape orientation A0 in size (841 x 1189 mm / 33.1 x 46.8 in). Push pins for attaching posters will be available at the conference venue. Posters should be setup during the coffee break prior to the poster session. Presenters may also hand out information sheets.  

Posters should be prepared and printed in advance of the conference with print large enough to be legible from 1-2 m away. Short concise text, bullet points, charts, illustrations, and pictures are encouraged.



Please ask author’s permission before taking photographs of posters or presentations.