Program guidelines

Instructions for poster presentations

  • Posters should be prepared in A0 format (vertical display). The poster board for each presentation will be in the size of 0.9 m width and 2 m height.
  • Each poster board is marked with the session and paper number on the upper right corner.
  • Posters will be on display only for the assigned session (poster session I / Monday OR poster session II / Tuesday).

    Authors with poster presentations on Monday can mount their posters 4 pm on Sunday. Posters of session I should be removed (at latest) until the first coffee break of Tuesday.

    Posters of session II can be mounted after lunch on Tuesday, and can be displayed until 3 pm on Wednesday.

  • Push pins will be provided.
  • Each poster paper should have a heading (letters at least 2 cm) high in bold face. Text, figures and tables can be read by attendees from a distance of 1-2 m. The structure of the poster presentation should be in a logical sequence (introduction, development, and conclusion). Simplicity, easy appraisal of the content, etc. are more important than artistic flair.
  • Authors may bring extra copies for hand-outs of the poster paper to interested participants.
  • Authors can submit their posters to Prof. Takayuki SASAKI as pdf-file until September 6th (e-mail: A USB stick with copies of all submitted posters will be distributed to all participants during registration.

Instructions for oral presentations

  • Presenters are requested to upload their presentations one day in advance.
  • Presentation files should be uploaded in a room on the ground floor, close by the main entrance and registration counter.
  • Both ppt/pptx and pdf files are accepted for oral presentations.
  • Presenters are advised to check the correct visualization of their presentations at the computer made available by the Local Organizers.
  • The allocated time for oral presentations is 25 min (except for given invited talks). This timeslot includes a maximum of 20 min for the talk and 5 min for questions / discussion. A first warning will be given by the chairperson after 15 min.