Session Speakers – Each session will be 1 hour 30 minutes in length. Speakers should work together with the chairs to determine presentation format, time for each panel member (e.g. talk + questions: 8+2, 10+5, or 15+5 minutes, etc), and order of presentations. Please contact the session chairs with any special requests or questions. Presentations materials should be uploaded into Easychair before the conference, by Saturday 6th April 2014. To upload your presentation:

  • Log on to EasyChair: https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=isb2014
  • Click on Click on ‘Submission #’ corresponding to your talk abstract under “My Submissions” tab (link in top right)
  • Click on “Submit a new version” (box on the top right)
  • Upload Powerpoint or Adobe slide (.pdf, .ppt or .pptx) to the “Attachment”/ “Choose File” area
  • Click “Submit a new version”

Presentation Requirements

  • Ensure your presentation is under 50M (if over, please email robin.haw@oicr.on.ca)
  • You may submit a slide deck in either .pdf, .ppt or .pptx format (embedded videos are permitted)
  • We will be showing your slides on a Mac laptop, using the latest version of PowerPoint or Adobe Acrobat. (Linux users are encouraged to save their slide deck in PDF format).
  • Please be wary of your font choices. If you construct your slides on a Linux or Windows machine, you should test playback on a Mac machine.

Workshop Presenters/Panelists - Each workshop panel will be 2 hour in length. The structure and organization of each workshop panel will be different, so it is critical for members of each panel to work together with the chairs to determine presentation format, time for each panel member, and order of presentation. Please contact the workshop chairs with any special requests or questions. Presentations materials (if required by the chairs) should be provided to the chairs prior to the workshop start.

Poster presenters – All accepted abstracts for this meeting (weather session talk or workshop) have also been accepted for poster presentations. If you are accepted for a talk or workshop, it is also expected you will be presenting a poster on your submitted abstract. Poster authors will present on alternative days. Meeting participants with an odd-numbered poster will present on Monday evening, whereas meeting participants with an even-numbered poster will present on Tuesday evening.

Poster guidelines

  • The dimension of the poster board is 121 cm (48 inches) in width and 121 cm (48 inches) in height. Push pins for the posters will also be provided;
  • Poster boards will be numbered and you will be assigned a number and room location for your poster in the program book;
  • Posters may be put up at the assigned location starting Monday, April 7 at 7:30 a.m.
  • Posters must be removed by Tuesday, April 8 at 8 p.m.

Poster judging and awards

Posters will be viewed and judged by a poster committee. Two poster awards will be given out at the end of the conference.