Presenter Checklist

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Now that you’ve been accepted to present, ISSCR recommends all speakers and poster presenters:

    192276-200Become an ISSCR member to save money on the annual meeting registration 

    192276-200Register for ISSCR Annual Meeting

      • Invited speakers’ registration fees are waived and will be indicated when you register
      • Abstract-selected speakers must be registered by 10 April, 2018
      • Poster presenters must be registered by 2 May, 2018 to be included in the program

    192276-200Book your flight and hotel

    192276-200Review the Attendee Before Meeting Checklist

If you’re an invited speaker, abstract-selected speaker, or poster teaser presenter:

    192276-200Create your presentation in the 16:9 display format; it must fit within the appropriate time constraints

    • Include disclosures within the first two (2) slides of the presentation

    192276-200Practice your presentation to ensure it fits within the allotted time 

    192276-200Save your presentation file with the speaker’s name 

    192276-200Upload the presentation file to the Speaker Harvester Presentation Portal 

    • Link available in late May

    192276-200Create a backup copy of your materials and bring it with you in your carry-on luggage 

If you’re a poster presenter:

    192276-200Create your poster to visually present your research or clinical project:

    • Use images, charts, diagrams, etc., with limited text to attract attention 
    • Posters must fit in a one (1) meter by one (1) meter space
      • The ISSCR recommends: 
        • Use 36-point type for section headings and 24-point type for text
        • Print a single sheet (size A1 in landscape orientation) for easy transportation
        • Use muted colors for background and bright colors for borders to separate poster sections
        • Avoid reflective or plastic-coated paper 
    • Structure your poster similarly to a research paper or journal article
      • The ISSCR recommends:
        • Brief sections: introduction (rationale or review of relevant research), methods, results, conclusion/summary, and key references list
        • Optional: Add a photo of the presenting author to help attendees identify you

    192276-200Due to fire regulations, no tables, chairs, or electrical hook-ups will be allowed near the posters

    192276-200You must make your own arrangements for printing your poster in Melbourne.