Abstracts – Oral paper presentations

Please click on the links in the right sidebar to read the oral paper abstracts for the A, B and C streams at the conference. Mobile and device users simply scroll down to find the abstracts.

Information for Authors

Oral presentations

  • Oral presentations are for 20 minutes and will proceed in the order as they appear in the conference program. The 20 minutes includes time for questions. It is suggested that authors present for 15 minutes and leave 5 minutes for questions.
  • Each session will include 4 oral presentations grouped around a theme. As the time is tight each author will need to stay within their 20 minute time slot.
  • There will be 3 blocks allocated for oral presentations in the program. Each block will contain 7 concurrent sessions which amounts to 84 oral presentations.
  • Each conference room will contain a laptop, data projector and screen to accommodate PowerPoint presentations.
  • Final PowerPoints should be uploaded to the Ex-Ordo system no later than Friday, 24 March 2017 to allow the organisers to have them ready to go on the laptop in the session. Any PowerPoints that need to be opened on USBs during the sessions will be counted within the 20 minute timeframe allocated for that presentation.
  • Authors should notify the conference organisers if they are no longer able to present as soon as possible so they can be replaced with another presentation in the program.

Poster presentations

  • The allocated time for poster presentations is Thursday, 30 March 2017, 2.30-3.30pm. All authors need to stand with their poster to answer questions.
  • Posters should be size A1 (594x841mm), portrait orientation.
  • You can use the poster template provided (click here) or you can create your own design.
  • We can print the poster for you and hang it at the venue if you upload your poster in PDF to the Ex-Ordo system by no later than 9am Monday, 13 March 2017. Any posters uploaded after this time will need to be printed by and at the cost of the author.
  • There are many universities and others out there who publish guidelines on creating poster presentations for conferences. A simple google search will give you ideas of how to do it.