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The section “Abstract and Case Presenter Guidelines” below is dedicated to Presenter giving an Oral Abstract or Clinical case Presentation (Young Investigator Award Session, Rapid Fire session, Oral abstract presentation), Moderated ePoster or Poster presentation.Please consult the page “Chairperson Guidelines" or “Speaker Guidelines" for Speaker giving a lecture.
Carefully check your agreement form confirming the type of presentation and consult the guidelines below to prepare your presentation accordingly.
We remind you that all presentations given at the EuroEcho 2019 in Vienna, when copyrights transferred to the ESC, will be available on ESC 365 in their respective formats in addition to the abstract text (slides & VOD for oral abstract presentations and ePoster for all poster formats)
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 Onsite or at the time of Online UploadYou can do this at any time: update your Speaker Profile
All presentations must be uploaded via our Online service or at the Speaker Service CentrePresentations can be uploaded online until midnight (GMT+1) the night before the presentation is scheduled to take place - The Online Upload service will open end of November 2019 - More information will be available here closer to the time
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 EuroEcho Congress 2019 Slide Template.
Please note that you can enter "notes" in your Powerpoint Presentation, as you will be able to view these from the new e-lectern display (speaker view only).
Once connected, you will see under the presentation title a link to upload.
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.
Speaker Service Centre
Presenters 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.
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 picture
Speaker Service Centre (SSC) Opening Hours:
We recommend that you should use the EuroEcho 2019 Slide Template for your presentation.
The presentation management screen for the presenter in the lecture room is now providing new 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 email@example.com
or do so at the speaker service centre by signing a copyright transfer statement.
SPEAKER PROFILE on ESC 365
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 Onsite our at the time of Online UploadYou can do this at any time - https://escardio--community.force.com/ESCSpeaker
Please refer to your agreement form to see the session type, format, and schedule in which your abstract has been accepted - It will also specify your presentation duration.
The abstract will be presented in a rapid-fire abstract session, dynamic and interactive session, held in the “Agora”
Your abstract presentation timing should not exceed 5 minutes to present key results of your research with a maximum 5 slides-no multiple builds -(Introduction slide (first slide) and DOI (2nd slides) are additional)This fast-paced presentation will be immediately followed by a 3 minutes questions-and-answers time with the audience, animated by the experts chairing the session. We do encourage the presenters and audience to continue the discussion after the session if required.
Your abstract has been chosen for its outstanding quality and will be presented in one of the Young Investigator Award Sessions. 4 oral presentations will be held during the session.Sessions will be chaired by senior faculty members and presentations evaluated by a panel of renowned judges.Each presenter has 15 minutes to present the research. Your Powerpoint presentation should not exceed 10 minutes to allow for 5 minutes question-and-answer period with the Chairpersons and the Audience.Please refer to your agreement form for the date and time of your session.
Fast paced and interactive session with key messages of Clinical cases. The cases will be presented in a rapid-fire session, dynamic and interactive session, held in the “Agora”. The main objective of the session is to learn from challenging clinical case scenarios.
The recommended format for the presentation of your case:Presentation times will vary according to the session duration. Please limit the number of slides accordingly.Each case presentation will be followed by a discussion.Suggested structure for presentation:• Introduction• Description of the clinical case (don't forget to include images and/or videos to better illustrate the clinical case)• Discussion (can include differential diagnosis, different treatment alternatives or brief review of the literature)• Conclusion and implications/lessons to clinical practice
All presentations should be 16:9 format and have a 1280 x 720 minimum resolution.
They will be displayed from a PC with Windows 7 and PowerPoint 2016.
In order to ensure optimal delivery of your presentation, please comply with the following guidelines in the preparation of your presentation:
Your presentation must be prepared in PowerPoint version: type .pptxPreferred page set-up is landscape orientation (portrait orientation will not be displayed correctly).Use standard Windows fonts only. Try to avoid the use of non-standard Windows fonts or language-specific fonts.Images: Make sure that inserted images have a minimum resolution of 300dpi.Video: WMV, MP4 or AVI are the only acceptable video formats. To avoid any issue with movies and loops with PowerPoint, presentations MUST be saved as .pptx files.Apple: Please give your filename an extension “pptx” (Preferred version: PowerPoint 2016).Check your presentation on a Windows-operated computer (preferably Win7) before you upload it
We recommend presenters to use the EuroEcho Congress 2019 slide template
Restrictions - 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)
To the attention of MAC users - 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.
We remind you that all presentations given at EuroEcho Congress 2019 in Vienna will be recorded and available on ESC 365 (slides & VOD) * when copyrights transferred to the ESC
Please check your agreement form for date and presentation times.
Your abstract will be presented as a Moderated Poster in an electronic poster format (ePoster).
The Moderated Poster station features a large screen on which your abstract will be presented in its electronic format (ePoster).Moderated Poster Presenters will summarise their research within 4 minutes and then address questions from the Chairpersons and Audience (4min + 3 min Q&A).
Recommendations and requirements to optimise your poster display on screen -
1 PDF page formatCreate your document on PowerpointOrientation Landscape Layout 16 x 9Save it as a PDF file
Please note that the use of the official ESC logo is not allowed.Declaration of interest (Mandatory).
SuggestionImportant fields to include in your PDF layout:
Title, author(s), address (at upper edge, across the width the whole poster)PurposeMethodsResultsConclusions
The ESC does not allow QR codes on Posters. The text should be broken up by the inclusion of drawings and/or photos. The use of colour makes the poster more attractive and effective
Hint: To test your PDF before you upload it, print it for proofreading on paper (A4 size) and if it reads clearly from one meter then your electronic version will look fine on our screens for your presentation
The Online Upload Services for Moderated Posters will open beginning of November 2019.
Sign in to your My ESC account to access - MyESC/My Abstracts
The link to upload will be available on your agreement form (once agreement form submitted) in November 2019.
It is mandatory that you upload your e-Poster in advance in order to allow the technicians to validate the format of your file and ensure proper display on the screen.
The upload is mandatory - No paper posters are accepted in the Moderated ePoster sessions.
New function this year - While you are uploading your PDF file, you will see on the screen a notification that your poster is processing and that the next step is to select the interactive zones (these are the areas you will focus and zoom on during your e-Poster presentation)- Close this confirmation window- Return to the main screen and click on “select interactive zone”- Use « Add new zone » button to add interactive zones- Repeat this step for every zone in your poster you will zoom on during your presentation- Click on SAVE at the bottom of the screen to confirm and validate your selectionBack on the main screen, you can re-access your ePoster, view it and if you want to re-upload a different version use “Delete” and start again the process
Abstracts selected for Poster Presentation must be presented as a paper visual display of the research
Please check your agreement form for
Important information: Please note the ESC cannot be held responsible for posters displayed or left in the Poster area or in the Congress centre. Posters must be collected after each session
The ESC proposes to use the service of Call4PostersTM poster printing to enable you to have your poster professionally printed, reviewed and shipped directly to the poster assistance desk.Competitive prices are available. Your poster will be waiting for you on-site – no need to worry about carrying it on the plane. Access to the website will be available in October 2019
The title should be emphasised by the use of bold-face type. When displayed the letters used should not be smaller than 15 mm.
The sub-title should be printed in the same kind of lettering, but semi-bold and not less than 10 mm high when displayed. This guarantees clear reading even from a distance of 2-3 meters.
The text should be broken up by the inclusion of drawings and/or photos. The use of colour makes the poster more attractive and effective.
Material for mounting your poster to the poster board will be supplied by the ESCPlease refer to the ESC staff in the poster area for further assistance.
In addition to your Paper Poster to be diplayed at the Congress, we highly recommend you to upload an electronic version to give more visibility to your research during and after the Congress. In order to do so, access your agreement form
The link to upload is available on your agreement form (once agreement form submitted).
It is important to remind the audience that the presentations given in the sessions will be available on ESC 365 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 EuroEcho 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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