Important Dates
Submit Papers (closed)
By 1 March 2016
Extended to 22 March 2016
Notify Acceptance
1 June 2016
Registration Opens
1 June 2016
Final Paper Due
1 July 2016
Extended to 15 July 2016
Author Registration
1 July 2016
Extended to 15 July 2016

Speaker Guide

Oral Presentation - Speakers May Upload Presentation Slides Online

Presenters need to use the computers provided in the meeting rooms to present their materials. Total presentation duration is 15 minutes including time for Q & A and speaker changeover.

Please submit your presentation slides online (portal opens 18 August and closes 15 September) for remote download onto the meeting room computers. Length of presentation material should be in accordance to your allotted time. We strongly encourage you to prepare the slides using the given PowerPoint template. Please do bring a backup copy of your slides in a thumb drive.

Steps for uploading presentation slides:

  1. Download PowerPoint slide template at:
  2. Prepare your presentation slides according to the template.
  3. Login to the Paper Submission System
  4. Click "My Papers" from the left menu
  5. Click on the Paper ID to view the paper details
  6. Scroll down until you see the link to upload the presentation slides

Oral Presentation - Making the Presentation Onsite

  • Prepare Your Presentation
    Length of presentation material should be in accordance with your time allotted. Total duration including Q&A and speaker changeover is 15 minutes for each talk. Please refer to the Final Schedule for actual presentation times. You are kindly requested to be at the presentation room at least 15 minutes before the session starts.

  • Determine Your Audio-Visual Needs
    Each meeting room comes equipped with a computer, LCD projector and screen. The computers in the meeting rooms and speaker ready room are being provided to Windows‐based PC users. The PC will be configured with Microsoft Windows operating system. Please bring your presentation files in Thumb drives only. For MAC-laptop users, please bring your own VGA adapter cable.

  • Create a Backup Copy of Your Presentation
    We recommend that you bring at least 2 copies of your presentation to the meeting for backup purposes. Only thumb drives are acceptable.

  • Give Your Presentation
    Be considerate to the other speakers and audience by staying within your allocated time. The allocated time for your presentation includes a discussion and a changeover to the next speaker. Session Chairs will hold you to the allotted time. This is essential to ensure adequate time for questions and discussion as well as adherence to the schedule. Please discuss the same material as reported in your abstract submission. At the end of the meeting, all presentation files will be destroyed.

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