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Instructions for Speakers
All invited faculty must accept their role online as per the instructions received in the invitation email.
Slide presentations must be prepared on 16/9 format We recommend the use of the ESC Congress Slide template (download below)
We recommend that you use the ESC Congress 2019 together with World Congress of Cardiology Slide Template for your presentation.
Speakers can come to the Speaker Service Centre to upload their presentation or review their previously uploaded version as well as for technical assistance from the dedicated team.
There are dedicated areas for Speakers uploading presentations with Question Slides for the Audience (no online upload possible) and for Session Briefings (when organised)
A faculty lounge will allow you to relax, meet with colleagues and discuss your presentations. Desk & plugs are also available in the lounge if you need to finalise your presentation before uploading.
The Practice Stage: we have recreated a lecture room stage for you to test out the functionalities available and the Presentation Management System at the lectern - Please note that the Presentation Management System available in the lecture room is now offering additional functionalities as Preview next slides, Timer, Notes. Come and test it.
Also, we have set up a Photo Studio where you can have a Professional Photo taken (which will be emailed to you, if you want to use it for your online profile) Speaker Service Centre (SSC) Opening Hours
The presentation management screen for the speaker at the lectern is providing options designed to enhance and facilitate your intervention on stage
The audience does not see the full eLectern view - ONLY the slide shown at the time on the main window of the eLectern is visible by the audience. We advise you to come and test the eLectern on the Practice Stage at the Speaker Service Centre.
We remind you that if you have granted the ESC Copyrights on your presentation, as indicated above it will be referenced on ESC 365. If you have not granted ESC Copyrights, you can change this by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org or do so at the speaker service centre by signing a copyright transfer statement.
In order to give you more visibility, we propose that you update your Speaker Profile, your information will be available in connection with your presentation(s). You can do this at any time - https://escardio--community.force.com/ESCSpeaker
Please refer to your agreement form for confirmation of the presentation title, date, time of presentation and specific instructions with regards to that session.
We recommend that you should use the ESC Congress Slide template - Available soon
You can contact the scientific programme department should you wish to consult with the session chairperson.
In order to comply with some sessions with specific content and technology requirements (Mobile App Voting functionality) – Session briefings will be organised for some special sessions.
This is the opportunity for chairpersons and discussants to familiarise themselves with the cases to be presented and coordinate the discussions which should ensue during the dedicated discussion time in the session. An email with instructions and schedule will be sent to the faculty involved in the session
If you are involved in a special format session, please make sure to consult the session instructions shown in your 'Agreement form' which details specific information for the session, additional information will be communicated by email
Review your session instructions: Access your Agreement form
If any doubt, please contact email@example.com
Speakers invited to present in a mobile app interactive session are asked to include "Question Slides" in their presentation
A demonstration video will be played at the start of the session introduction played at the start of the session
As Speaker, before you ask your question to the audience, give sufficient warning to get the device out and start the vote
Specific instructions How to insert a Question Slide
The session must contain a high level of interactivity with the audience and the material must be suitable for educational purposes.
Your presentation and question slide(s) must be uploaded and shown at the Speaker Service Centre (SSC) to be tagged with a "Vote" button
You can test the functionality during the session briefing at the Speaker Service Centre and on the Practice Stage
All presentations should be 16:9 formatted and have a 1280 x 720 minimum resolution.
They will be displayed from a PC with Windows 7 and PowerPoint 2016.
We recommend that you use the ESC Congress 2019 together with World Congress of Cardiology Slide template for your presentation.
In order to ensure optimal delivery of your presentation, please stick to the following guidelines in the preparation of your presentation:
Personal laptop computers cannot be connected to the projectors in lecture rooms & presentations cannot be loaded directly onto the computer in the lecture rooms. Presentations must be uploaded via our service (Online or at the Speaker Service Centre)
If your presentation is on a Mac computer, we recommend you ONLY provide a Windows compatible file and meet with the technician in the Speaker Service Centre to either make sure that your presentation will run properly on the PC’s or to anticipate a backup solution.
If you have technical questions regarding your presentation before the congress, you may contact the audiovisual service: contact us
The Online Upload Service will be available and we recommend that you use this service to upload your presentation(s) in advance.
We also remind you to use a 16/9 slide format most preferably the ESC Congress 2019 together with World Congress of Cardiology Slide template
Please note that you can enter "notes" in your Powerpoint Presentation, as you will be able to view these from the new electern display (speaker view only)The Online Upload Service is fast and easy to use:To upload your presentation sign in to your ESC Account on My ESC/My Agreements
Once connected, you will see under the presentation title a link to upload.
A step by step wizard will take you through the process
Please note that a Declaration Conflict of Interest Slide will be automatically inserted in your presentation, based on the related declaration you made on your agreement form. (you can edit /change this directly on your agreement form - Please note that the DOI info must be up to date for the time of presentation)
On the next screen, you will be asked this year to select 3 Keywords ( from an available list of topics/keywords - or with the option to use free text if you do not find a suitable entry) - These are important to accurately index your presentation to be referenced ESC 365 (if copyright granted)
For each presentation uploaded you will receive a confirmation email with the status of your upload
To modify your upload, you can re-access the service and upload a corrected version, only the latest uploaded version will be considered
Once uploaded, the presentations will be available in the lecture room for the session
If you have uploaded online and wish to review your presentation, you can do so at the Speaker Service Centre
Presentations can be uploaded online until midnight (GMT+1) the night before the presentation is scheduled to take place. So even whilst at the congress, you can use this service.
Please note that some Special Session requiring prior slide coordination or technical assistance at upload (insert question) may not be open for ONLINE UPLOAD. You can upload presentations for which you see the Online Upload Link under Presentation Title, otherwise, it means you should go to the Speaker Service Center.
We HIGHLY recommend that you use the ESC Congress 2019 together with World Congress of Cardiology Slide Template for your presentation.
It is important to remind the audience that the presentations given in the sessions will be available on ESC365 within 2 hours of the session.ESC 365 has been recently upgraded with improved search functionality and features.Please make sure to update your speaker profile to be featured with your presentation(s)
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The recording of video or audio during any session of ESC Congress is strictly prohibited. It is the responsibility of each presenter or speaker to notify the audience of any restrictions on the photography of the content they are presenting. Such an announcement must be made at the beginning of the presentation.
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