Presentation Guidelines

IMPORTANT NOTE: all accepted papers included in the final program must have at least one author attending and presenting the paper at the conference. 


Oral presentations

  • The duration of a presentation slot is 20 minutes. Please target your lecture for a duration of about 15 minutes for the presentation plus 5 minutes for questions from the audience.
  • The presentation schedule will be strictly enforced by each Session Chair, please rehearse your presentation and be sure you meet the 15-minute slot.
  • Please use simple slides and with a font size of at least 14 points.
  • Please embed all fonts in your PowerPoint file and bring a backup PDF-version of your presentation
  • A PC will be available in each room, at the conference venue, for speakers’ use during their presentations. Speakers should upload their presentations to the venue PC at least 10 minutes in advance of the session that they are presenting in.
  • Presenters should complete the ShortBio form, print and deliver it to the their Session Chair, who will be available in the presentation venue 10 minutes before the session begins.


Poster presentations

  • Posters should be placed on their respective boards before the corresponding poster session starts.
  • The audience of PATMOS 2018 will have the opportunity to go to your poster while the assigned Coffee Break.
  • Each presenter will have assigned a poster board area of 100×172 cm2 (portrait orientation) for displaying the poster. The recommended format for the posters is A0, corresponding to a size of 84 cm width and 120 cm height. Authors are responsible for bringing their poster to the conference venue and for setting up the poster before the session.
  • We expect that at least one author stands by the poster for the duration of the poster session. This is essential both to present your work to anyone interested into it and to make sure that your presence is verified by one of the session chairs.
  • The presenter may set up their poster in the morning (or, at least 10 minutes before the Coffee Break).
  • Materials to hang the poster will be made available on-site.