Abstracts / Presentations


The deadline for abstract submission was May 15, 2019.

The submission system is now closed.


Instructions for Oral:

  • Oral presentations are assigned a 12-minute time slot (divided into an 8-minute presentation, and 3-4 minutes for questions)

    • The 8-minute presentation length will be strictly enforced, so we ask that you please stay within your allotted time.

  • The exact date and time for your presentation will be communicated in the upcoming days on the event website.

  • We will have a speaker ready area in the foyer / pre-function room at the symposium where speakers must upload their presentations from a USB on the day before their presentation. As an alternative you can email your presentation and ancillary files before the event (more details will follow).

Instructions for Posters:

  • Posters must be no more than 0.9 m wide (3’) and 1.1 m high (3’ 7”)

  • Poster sessions will be held July 28 and 29 from 15:00 to 16:30

    • The exact date and poster number for your specific poster will be communicated in the upcoming days on the event website.

  • Pins will be provided for attaching posters to the boards.

  • Posters may be mounted between 12:45 and 14:00 (during lunch break) on the day of your session. Please remove your poster promptly after the session.