ICDDTM'18 Conference
GUIDELINES FOR ABSTRACT PREPARATION AND SUBMISSION
  • Abstract Text: All abstracts should be prepared in word processing application (e.g. MS Word) using 12 point normal Times New Roman with single spacing. It should be clearly and concisely written in English.
  • It should be organized in the following order: Title, Author(s), Affiliation(s), Abstract and Keywords (up to 5).
  • Title: The title should be concise and written in title case, centred, and in 16 point bold Times New Roman font at the top of page. Abbreviations should be avoided within the title.
  • Author(s) & Affiliation(s): Author(s) names should be listed together in full and separated by commas. The name of the presenting author should be underlined. Provide exact and correct author names as these will be indexed in official archives. Affiliations should be keyed to the author’s name with superscript numbers and be listed as follows: Laboratory, Institute, Department, Organization, City, State abbreviation (USA, Canada, Australia), and Country (without detailed address information such as city zip codes or street names).

Example

Jorg Taubel¹, Sara Fernandes¹, Ulrike Lorch¹, and Georg Ferber²
¹Richmond Pharmacology Ltd., London, United Kingdom
²Statistik Georg Ferber GmbH, Riehen, Switzerland

  • Abstract: The length of the abstract should not exceed 300 words. In the abstract, minimize the use of abbreviations and do not cite references. Abstract should not contain any non-standard symbols, equations or tabular material. Do not indent.
  • Abstracts must be organized and structured as follows: Background, Methods, Results, Conclusion.
  • It is the author’s responsibility to submit a correct abstract. Any errors in spelling, grammar or Scientific facts in the abstract text will be reproduced as typed by the author. Abstract titles will be subject to a spell check if the abstract is selected for presentation.
  • The deadline for late-breaking abstract submission is on 1st September 2018.
GENERAL GUIDELINES FOR ORAL PRESENTATION
  • All oral presenters (including Key Note and Invited Speakers) are required to complete the “Consent for recording of presentation and the use of presentation materials” form prior to the scheduled presentation.
  • The conference accepts only PowerPoint (.ppt) presentations.
  • For those who prefer to use their MacBooks for their presentation, they should essentially bring their own laptop. In this case, the conference will also provide an adapter for connection to the AV equipment.
  • Except for those who are using their own laptop, all presentations should be emailed to the conference secretariat one day prior to the scheduled presentation. A Speaker Ready Room will also be made available for minor adjustments to presentations as needed before submission.
  • For those who wish to have their oral presentation accompanied by audio visual presentations, they should essentially inform the conference secretariat via email one day prior to the scheduled presentation.

Oral presentations can be categorised as follow:

  1. Plenary Speaker:

Each Plenary Speaker will be allocated 45 minutes for their power point presentation. The time schedule will be strictly adhered to by the session chair.  If the presentation exceeds 45 minutes, the session chair will interrupt.

      2. Invited Speaker:

Each Invited Speaker will be allocated 25 minutes for their power point presentation and 5 minutes (max) for questions and answers with the audience. The time schedule will be strictly adhered to by the session chair.  If the presentation exceeds 25 minutes, the session chair will interrupt, and the question and answer session will be shortened.

      3. Abstract selected for Oral Presentation:

Each oral presenter will be allocated 10 minutes for their power point presentation and 5 minutes (max) for questions and answers with the audience. The time schedule will be strictly adhered to by the session chair.  If the presentation exceeds 10 minutes, the session chair will interrupt, and the of question and answer session will be shortened.  Each oral presentation will be judged.  Cash prizes will be awarded to the best three oral presentations.  The decision of the conference is final.

     4. Abstract selected for Oral Speed Presentation:

This category is limited to postgraduate and undergraduate students.  Each oral speed presenter will be allocated 5 minutes for their power point presentation 1 minute (max) for questions and answers with the audience.  The time schedule will be strictly adhered to by the session chair.  If the presentation exceeds 6 minutes, the session chair will interrupt.  Each oral speed presentation will be judged.  Cash prizes will be awarded to the best three oral speed presentations.  The decision of the conference is final.

GENERAL GUIDELINES FOR POSTER PRESENTATION
  • Please prepare your poster in A1 size with dimensions of width 594 mm × height 841 mm (or 23.4 x 33.1 in).
  • The official language of the conference is English.
  • The poster presentation code will be listed on the upper corner of a board to guide you the location of board to mount your poster.
  • Make sure that the poster presentation code in the ICDDTM 2018 Programme Book matches the poster presentation code of a board before you mount your poster on the board. 
  • Velcros will be supplied at the Registration or Secretariat Desk.
  • If you need any assistance, please contact the Secretariat Help Desk during the conference hours.
  • Please be present at your poster during your presentation time to maximize your chance of networking and presenting your valuable work to international and local attendees.
  • The location of poster presentation will be informed later.
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