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Instructions for Speakers
We HIGHLY recommend that you use the ESC Congress 2020 slide template
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).
Please access or re-access your Speaker Profile, as some mandatory consents have been added to allow us to display the information you shared.
Doing so now, you will save time on-site or at the time of online upload You can do this at any time - update your Speaker Profile
Please refer to your agreement form for confirmation of the presentation title, date, time of presentation and specific instructions with regards to that session.
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.
The briefing room is located in the Rehearsal Room in Speaker Service Centre.
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 us
Speakers invited to present in a voting 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 on how to insert a question slide
Instructions will be provided shortly.
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 2020 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
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.
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.
Upon arrival at the SSC, your badge will be scanned by the hostess
You will also have the option to take a new picture at the photo booth should you wish to update your pictureSpeaker Service Centre (SSC) Opening Hours
The presentation management screen for the speaker in the lecture room 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 or do so at the speaker service centre by signing a copyright transfer statement.
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