Important notes:

For any queries contact:

  • Dr Mohanasundaram R M (9047087014)
  • Dr Priyadarshini (8056950040)

Oral Presentation Guidelines

Preparation of presentation

  • Microsoft Office PowerPoint should be used for making presentations.
  • Kindly follow the basic rules of PowerPoint presentation and font type and size: Calibri, at least 36 in headings and 24 in body.
  • Tables, graphs and figures should be appropriately labelled with legends and data labels in place. Figures should be of high resolution and details in figures and tables should be visible properly.
  • Do not use light colours (yellow, light green, or pink) in the figures.
  • Use clean background and avoid unnecessary animation.
  • The PowerPoint presentation should be limited to a maximum of 10 slides including slides for author details and references.
  • The flow of slides should be as follows: -
    • Title slide: - It should contain
      • Abstract ID and Title
      • Presenting author name and affiliation
      • Name and affiliation of all co-authors
    • Introduction
    • Objectives
    • Materials and Methods
    • Results
    • Implications and Conclusions
    • References in Vancouver style
  • Do not include videos in the slides.
  • All abbreviations should be explained. Standard units of measurements should be used.
  • Each oral presentation will be allocated 7 minutes (5 minutes for presentation and 2 minutes for Q&A). Strict adherence to time limit is required and it will be one of the criteria for judging the paper. PPT will be blanked out after completion of 5 minutes
  • It is presenters’ responsibility to reach the hall 30 minutes before the scheduled session and provide the presentation to the session coordinator

E-Poster Guidelines

General Specifications:

  • The E-poster will be displayed on standard 42" LCD.
  • File format should be in JPEG only.
  • Total size of the presentation should not exceed 5 MB.
  • 1 slide per poster only.
  • File should be in provided template.Click here to download the template Please convert the final template into JPEG format before submitting.
  • Animation/movies/sounds will not be supported; please submit in a static required template format only

Design Specifications:

  • The E-poster needs to be created as per given format.
  • Presenter Name, Poster Title & e-poster Number should be placed in the title placeholder.
  • Case study presentation must include Introduction, Aim & Objectives, Background, Case, Conclusion/ Clinical Relevance.
  • Case report presentation must include Introduction, Aim & Objectives, Materials & Methods, Results, Conclusion.
  • Original research/review presentations must include Background, Objective, Materials and Methods/Methodology, Results and Conclusion
  • The poster should be self-explanatory. Text should be brief and well organized preferably bulleted.
  • It is suggested that font size of the text should be at least 14 points. The typeface chosen should be a simple and clear one (e.g., Helvetica/Times New Roman)

Colour and Figure Specifications :

  • When using light backgrounds (white, yellow, light blue) we suggest using dark fonts (black, navy blue, dark green).
  • When using dark backgrounds (blue, purple) we suggest using light fonts (white, yellow, cyan).
  • Avoid using red or green in any fonts or backgrounds as they are colours that are difficult to read.
  • Figures/Illustrations/images/photographs used in the E-poster should be enlarged enough and should be of high resolution to show relevant details.

NOTE: The Committee reserves the right to: Select e-posters relevant to the scientific program. Decide on the final form of presentation (Oral or E- Poster)