Conference Program

The conference will commence at 2.30pm on Wednesday 5 December and conclude at 4.00pm on Friday 7 December 2018.

Presenter, Chair and Discussant Instructions

Presenter

  • Please be at your session 10 minutes before the scheduled start time to meet your Chair and Discussant
  • Speakers will upload their PPT presentations onto the computer in each room in the ten minutes before the session commences.
  • Presentations must be provided on a USB (memory stick), with the file in a PowerPoint PC format.
  • There will be NO time to swap computers over between preload presentations.
  • Roaming AV technicians will be onsite to assist with any troubleshooting during sessions.
  • Presentation format consists of Presentation time:  20 minutes   Discussant:  5 minutes   Question and Answer: 5 minutes (30 minutes in total)

Chair

  • Please arrive at your session room no less than 10 minutes before the start of  the session. The paper presenters and discussants will also arrive at this time, and this will give you an opportunity to introduce yourself and clarify the proceedings with each of them.
  • At the start of each session, please welcome the audience, outline any housekeeping notes and introduce the speaker with their paper title. Please keep this introduction brief.
  • Please alert a paper presenter at two time-points: (1) 5 minutes before their scheduled completion time, and (2) one minute prior to the end of presentation.
  • The discussant of the paper gets 5 minutes (with a one-minute warning before his or her time-slot ends. This then is followed by 5 minutes question/discussion time open to the floor for each paper.
  • Sessions are to commence sharply on time.  Please ensure that question and answer time is carefully managed and that the feedback to authors is constructive.
  • Speakers will upload their PPT presentations onto the computer in each room in the ten minutes before the session commences.
  • Roaming AV technicians will be onsite to assist with any troubleshooting during sessions. Presentations must be provided on a USB (memory stick), with the file in a PowerPoint PC format.
  • There will be NO time to swap computers over between preload presentations.

It is vital to strictly keep each paper session to the allocated time frame so that delegates are able to move between session rooms as well as to give all speakers their allocated time to make their presentations

Discussant

  • Each discussant will have no more than 5 minutes to discuss the paper.
  • If you elect to use a PPT or Word document for your feedback, please arrive at the room venue before the start of the concurrent session to upload your file.