The existence of potential conflicts of interest does not necessarily indicate a bias. However, it is our ethical obligation to inform organisers and participants so that they are made aware of any relationship that might cause unintentional bias.
A potential conflict of interest may arise from various relationships, past or present, such as employment, consultancy, investments and stock ownership, funding for research, family relationship etc.
The Congress Programme Committee requests all persons to declare a possible interest:
Oral abstract Presenters are requested to declare a potential conflict of interest regarding their current presentation on their first slide which must be shown on the screen long enough for the audience to consider the information.
Poster Presenters are requested to disclose potential conflicts of interest regarding their current poster presentation at the bottom of their poster.
This will allow the audience to take potential conflicts of interest into account when assessing the objectivity of the presentation.
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.
In order to ensure an optimal delivery of your presentation, please stick to the following guidelines in the preparation of your presentation:
We kindly ask you to use the official EuroPrevent 2018 powerpoint template for your presentation - available soon
If you have technical questions regarding your presentation before the congress, you may contact the audiovisual service: contact us
We remind you that all presentations given at EuroPRevent2018* in Ljubljana will be available on the Scientific Programme& Planner (slides & VOD)
* when copyrights transferred to the ESC
We recommend that you upload your presentation(s) in advance. You can use our Online Upload service at any time even during the congress. The Online Upload Service will open one week before the congress (the date will be confirmed at a later stage).
If you need any specific assistance, please come to the Speaker Service Centre (SSC)
Wednesday 18 April
15:00 - 18:00
Thursday 19 April
07:30 - 19:00
Friday 20 April
07:30 - 18:00
Saturday 21 April
07:30 - 12:30
Your presentation uploaded online will be directly sent to the lecture room.
From the lectern, your presentation title will appear on the screen. You will be the one to launch (click on your presentation title) and navigate your presentation using the user-friendly interface and mouse. We strongly recommend the use of the mouse pointer, instead of any laser pointer (not provided).
Please check the session title on your agreement form for related instructions
Your abstract has been chosen for its outstanding quality and will be presented in one of the Young Investigator Award Sessions. 6 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.
You will be presenting your abstract in a lecture room with the support of a powerpoint presentation.
Please note that you have a maximum of 10 minutes to present and answer questions from the audience. We recommend you limit your presentation time to 8 minutes as 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.
Your abstract will be presented in a Poster format during one of the following Moderated Poster Session below - Consult your presentation agreement form for assigned presentation date and time.
Your poster has been chosen for its outstanding quality and will be discussed in a specific area during the Moderated poster session chaired by two moderators.
Each poster presenter will have 5 minutes to briefly summarize their poster to the moderators in front of a dedicated audience. A question-and-answer period of 2 minutes will follow each presentation.
On Thursday 19 April - Morning Moderated poster session I / All day display posters
On Thursday 19 April - Afternoon Moderated poster session II / All day display posters
On Friday 20 April - Morning Moderated poster session III / All day display posters
On Friday 20 April - Afternoon Moderated poster session IV / All day display posters
On Saturday 21 April - Morning Moderated poster session V / Half day display posters
For moderated poster technical requirements - please see the Poster technical requirements below
Your abstract will be presented in a Poster format during one of the following Poster Session below - Consult your presentation agreement form for assigned presentation date and time.
On Thursday 19 April - Poster Session I / All day display
On Friday 20 April - Poster Session II / All day display
On Saturday 21 April - Poster Session III / Half day display
The Final Programme Number will be the reference number for your abstract; it will be used to mark the location of your assigned board.
We suggest you design your poster as follows:
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.
The ESC proposes to use the service of Call4Posters® poster printing to enable you to have your poster professionally printed, reviewed and shipped directly to the poster assistance desk. Competitive prices available. Your poster will be waiting for you onsite – no need to worry about carrying it on the plane. More information coming soon.
Maximum dimensions for the poster: 90cm (width) x 140cm (height) portrait orientation.
Please note these dimensions and keep for when you prepare your poster.
Posters on several sheets are not advised.
Please note that the use of the official ESC logos is not allowed on your poster. This also applies to ESC Association, Working Group and Council logos.
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 ESC.
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.
Please note that the Final Programme Number will be the reference number for your abstract, it will be used to mark the location of your assigned board.
For information on site, presentation certificate etc. please see the Poster Assistance Desk.
In addition to your paper poster and in order to increase the visibility of your research we strongly recommend you to upload an electronic version of your poster. E-Posters will be featured in the SP&P - the online Scientific Programme.
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