Thank you for presenting at the AASTN 2019 Conference.

Please check the online conference program to re-confirm the day, time and room of your session. Whilst we don’t anticipate any changes please check the program again prior to your session.

Below are some tips to assist you, most importantly please ensure you start and finish your presentation on time.

Before the Session

  • Please load your presentation files to the online folder conference prior to arrival at the conference, ideally by COB Friday 17 May 2019. Please also bring a back-up to the conference on a USB (embed any content such as audio or video – do not link to external files)
  • At the conference there will be a number of AV technicians roaming between the rooms to assist with technical difficulties, please touch base with them before your session commences
  • The presentation computers use PowerPoint with Windows operating system. As a backup, we suggest you bring your laptop if you use a Mac or require a specific or uncommon program
  • Abstracts and full papers will be available on the Conference Website and also in the Digital App
  • Please go to your session room 15 minutes prior to the start time to meet the session chair (their name will be noted in the program), AV technician and familiarise yourself with the room and audio visual setup.

During the Session

  • Please be seated in the front row so that you can move to the lectern quickly at the end of the previous presentation.
  • There will be AV technicians roaming between the session rooms to trouble shoot any technical issues should they arise.
  • The length of your presentation is noted in the program. During your presentation, please keep a strict eye on the time. Your allocated session length includes time for questions.
  • At the end of your session the chair will ring a bell for you to conclude immediately. The chair will only ask a question if you have finished leaving time for this purpose. At the conclusion of all presenters in the session any leftover time will be used for questions and discussion.
  • We do not want to embarrass you however the session chairs have been instructed to end all presentations after the allocated time, even if you are not finished, in order to keep the program to time.

Photocopying

There are no facilities for photocopying at the venue. We suggest you bring a copy of your slides and any handouts with you (if desired).