Preparation of Presentations
Poster style and lecture style (podium)
presentations are two equally important and valuable methods for
presenting papers at ICORR 2013.
Poster Presentations | Podium Presentation Guidelines
Poster Presenters: For the fast-forward sessions, we will use the summary slide you submitted through our abstract system unless you provide us an updated slide. Updated slides should be named starting with your poster assignment (ie. C2 or E18) and may be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- The poster sessions will be 55 or 60 minutes
- The Authors(s) are expected to:
- Arrive at the conference with poster prepared in advance.
- Set up prior to the
session according to poster session schedule.
- Participate in the Fast-Forward session just before their poster session.
- Be present at their poster for the
entire poster session.
- Sign-in to register that you
presented you poster.
- Explain their paper to the collected
- Answer questions and interact as
- Remove their
materials according to poster session schedule.
- Fast-Forward Sessions
In order to give attendees an overview of the poster presentations, the presenter of each poster will be given the opportunity to attract the interest of conference attendees through a 1 minute oral presentation.
- Your 1 page summary slide will be shown during your presentation.
- Participate in the fast-forward session scheduled just before your assigned poster session.
- Poster boards (230 cm (91") wide by 114 cm (45") high) reside in the exhibit/poster hall, a poster information
table will be located near the poster boards.
- Individual posters are assigned to a specific location; check at
the poster desk for directions to your assigned
- Poster setup can begin after the
previous session is completed.
- Poster setup should be complete 5
minutes before your scheduled poster session.
- All poster materials should be provided
by the Author(s).
- Push pins and velcro will be provided at the
poster desk to attach poster materials to the boards.
- The useable surface area for your poster materials is 230 cm (91") wide by 114 cm (45") high. (image samples of poster boards)
- Please try your material layout before
you arrive and make sure it fits in the assigned
- All poster materials should be removed
within 30 minutes of the end of the scheduled
considerate, someone will be waiting to set
for a good poster presentation
- The title of the poster session should
be displayed in large font, 36 - 60 point, to help the audience
find your paper.
- Your main point or conclusion should be
in large font if it is not covered in the title.
font below 18 point is difficult for the audience to read. Try
not to include any smaller print on your
- Avoid large sections of text in all
capitals; it can be difficult to read. Use CAPITALS and/or bold
to emphasize your points.
- Display the highlights of your
presentation in larger font, 24 - 40. Use color to emphasize the
- Pictures, charts and graphs are very
effective when kept simple. Too much detail will obscure the
main points. Use color!
- Information flow is most effective if
it is from left to right and top to bottom.
- Your posted materials should be as self
explanatory as possible. Attract the audience's attention and
then answer detailed questions.
- Consider that the viewers will be two
to three meters away from your material and adjust the print
font, charts, graphs, and figures accordingly. The audience will
not have the time or the space to read pages of
- The audience at poster sessions moves!
They may want to visit several posters during the session. If
you are planning to give a presentation of your material it will
probably have to be repeated several times as the audience
changes. Keep it short, hit the high points and invite
- Some visitors may be very interested in
your topic and will want to monopolize your session time with
questions. This may turn away other visitors that are also
interested. Recognize this as a factor and be prepared to
acknowledge all visitors.
you want to interact with certain audience members later, have
cards with your contact information available.
- The full paper is available on the ICORR 2013 USB drive. Refer
the audience to the full paper for detailed information.
- The lecture hall will be
set with a LCD projector, a microphone and a laser pointer.
Please bring your own laptop.
- Each lecture style presentation is
allocated 15 minutes. Plan to spend about 12 minutes for
presentation of the problem, the background, the innovative
approach, the new results and the comparative evaluation. An
additional 3 minutes should be available for discussion with the
- The presenter should prepare a
reasonable number of illustrations - in a Power Point file, so
as not to exceed the allotted time. Typically, one (1)
illustration is presented in three (3) minutes. Additional
illustrations could be prepared to support possible answers to
- Each illustration should not be crowded
by text and graphics. Too much text should be avoided:
- Illustrations should support the
presentation; they should not be simply read by the
- Graphics help in communications, are
more understandable, and point out the basic
- Use large fonts so they can be read
without a major effort; typically 18-20 point fonts should be