Oral presentation (8+5 minutes):

All oral presentations must be given in English. All oral presentation will be in competition for the Best Oral Presentation Award.

Any software can be used to prepare your presentation. However, the file will be converted into a PowerPoint file format to merge all presentations into one for optimization of the flow of presentations during the conference. It is the responsibility of the presenter that the presentation is displayed correctly at the conference. Therefore, it will be possible to test the presentation 30 minutes ahead of the first session of the day.

We kindly ask you to send us your presentation on ssrcts@gmail.com latest 48 hours prior to your presentation. Movies and animations in slideshows should be attached in the email and tested when it is possible 30 minutes ahead of the first session of the day.

Make sure to identify yourself to the chairmen of your session prior to start. The session chairs will introduce you to the audience. It is important to stay on time. When you have 2 minutes left of your time, the moderator will notify you for your convenience.


Presentation time for oral presentations:

Both presenters in the oral sessions and the Gudbjartsson Award sessions have 8 minutes for the oral presentation along with 5 minutes discussion.

Presentations will be judged on a number of criteria. Read more about the criteria of assessment on the awards page.

Poster presentation (3+3 minutes)

All posters must be written and presented in English. All moderated posters will be in competition for the Best Poster Presentation Award.

Poster dimensions must be within these limits: 120 cm (height) x 90 cm (width).

  • The poster should contain details on the authors along with a picture of the presenting author and institution logo.
  • The poster text should not be a copy of the abstract.
  • Figures, illustrations and tables are welcome.
  • The text should be large enough to read from a distance of 1½ meters.
  • The posters should be on display from the start of the conference until the final presentation of the last day. The presenter is responsible for displaying the poster at the designated spot in the conference room (each poster will be given an ID no which will also be sent to the author by email).
  • The poster session will be moderated by a chairman and the presenter should be in front of their respective posters at the time of the presentation, and will be expected to participate in entire poster session.
  • The presenters each have 3 minutes to present their posters followed by 3 minutes of discussion by the moderator and audience.

It is important to stay on time. When you have 1 minute left of your time, the moderator will notify you for your convenience.

General recommendations for poster:

  • Poster content should be understandable without requiring an oral explanation.
  • Avoid large tables of data and large paragraphs of text.
  • Body text can be divided into bullet-form.
  • Use concise subheadings that organize and logically display the information.
  • Creative interpretations of the task will be acknowledged.