Presentation Guidance

Presentation Guidance for the Global Evidence Summit

Welcome to the Presentation Guidance page for the Global Evidence Summit 2024 held in Prague, Czech Republic. Whether you are giving an oral presentation, leading a workshop, or conducting a Special Session with a PowerPoint presentation, you will find all the necessary information here. We are delighted to have you as a presenter and kindly ask you to follow the instructions below to ensure your presentation is successful.

Requirements and Information for Oral Sessions

Registration

All presenting authors must be registered for the Global Evidence Summit. To complete your registration for the Global Evidence Summit, please register here.

Changes to Abstracts

You can change the presenting author of your abstract by emailing abstracts@globalevidencesummit.org with the name of the original presenter, the session, the abstract, and the name of the new presenter. Note that no changes are possible after 19th July 2024.

Short and Long Oral Sessions

Each concurrent session in the programme has either a 90-minute or 60-minute slot. Concurrent sessions include both short and long oral sessions. You can view the timings of Concurrent Sessions A-G on the Programme Overview.

Instructions for Long Oral Sessions

  • Time Allocation: 15 minutes total (12 minutes for presentation, 3 minutes for discussion).
  • Slide Preparation: Use the PowerPoint template designed for accessibility. Ensure slides are in 16:9 aspect ratio (Design tab → Slide Size → Widescreen 16:9).
  • Slide Limit: Around 10 (maximum 15) slides, including introduction, conflict of interest, and end slide.
  • Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Include a disclosure statement on the second slide:
    • “I have no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this presentation.”
    • I have a [financial interest, arrangement, or affiliation] with the following organization(s) that could be perceived as a direct or indirect conflict of interest in the context or content of this presentation.”
  • Presentation Format: Prepare your presentation in PowerPoint or Keynote (for Mac users). Bring it on a USB stick and upload it in the Speaker Preview Room.

Instructions for Short Oral Sessions

  • Time Allocation: 7 minutes total (5 minutes for presentation, 2 minutes for discussion).
  • Slide Preparation: Use the PowerPoint template designed for accessibility. Ensure slides are in 16:9 aspect ratio (Design tab → Slide Size → Widescreen 16:9).
  • Slide Limit: Maximum of 6 slides, including introduction, conflict of interest, and end slide.
  • Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Include a disclosure statement on the second slide:
    • “I have no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this presentation.”
    • I have a [financial interest, arrangement, or affiliation] with the following organization(s) that could be perceived as a direct or indirect conflict of interest in the context or content of this presentation.”
  • Presentation Format: Prepare your presentation in PowerPoint or Keynote (for Mac users). Bring it on a USB stick and upload it in the Speaker Preview Room.
  • To enhance accessibility within Oral session, consider:
    • Balance larger images with enough text to help the audience follow along
    • Minimal clutter
    • Plain language

Flash Oral Presentations

Each session in the programme has a 60-minute slot held during lunch breaks. Session consist of Flash Oral Presentations only.

Instructions for Flash Oral Presentations

  • Time Allocation: 6 minutes total (4 minutes for presentation, 2 minutes for discussion).
  • Slide Preparation: Use the PowerPoint template designed for accessibility. Ensure slides are in 16:9 aspect ratio (Design tab → Slide Size → Widescreen 16:9).
  • Slide Limit: Maximum of 5-6 slides, including introduction, conflict of interest, and end slide.
  • Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Include a disclosure statement on the second slide:
    • “I have no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this presentation.”
    • I have a [financial interest, arrangement, or affiliation] with the following organization(s) that could be perceived as a direct or indirect conflict of interest in the context or content of this presentation.”
  • Presentation Format: Prepare your presentation in PowerPoint or Keynote (for Mac users). Bring it on a USB stick and upload it in the Speaker Preview Room.
  • To enhance accessibility within Oral session, consider:
    • Balance larger images with enough text to help the audience follow along
    • Minimal clutter
    • Plain language

Requirements and Information for Workshops and Special Sessions

Each session in the programme has a 90-minute slot. You can view the timings of Concurrent Sessions A-F on the Programme Overview.

Instructions for Workshops and Special Sessions (Including a PowerPoint Presentation)

  • Slide Preparation: Use the PowerPoint template designed for accessibility. Ensure slides are in 16:9 aspect ratio (Design tab → Slide Size → Widescreen 16:9).
  • Slide Limit: Avoid lengthy lectures and limit slides to no more than 10 for a 90-minute workshop before starting interactive components.
  • Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Include a disclosure statement on the second slide:
    • “I have no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this presentation.”
    • I have a [financial interest, arrangement, or affiliation] with the following organization(s) that could be perceived as a direct or indirect conflict of interest in the context or content of this presentation.”
  • Presentation Format: Prepare your presentation in PowerPoint or Keynote (for Mac users). Bring it on a USB stick and upload it in the Speaker Preview Room.
  • To enhance accessibility within Workshop session, consider:
    • Clearly state the goals of your session and ensure a high level of participant interaction.
    • Provide a structured plan appropriate for the session length, including hands-on work and practical examples.
    • Use interactive formats to keep sessions engaging and plan discussions that are well-structured and facilitated.
    • Promote networking opportunities with introductions and small group interactions.

 

Download the Template here

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