Instructions for Presenters

INSTRUCTIONS FOR PRESENTERS

Please find below some important and useful information for your oral presentation.

Please make sure that you check the Interactive Online Program during the Congress for any updates to your session day and time.  You may access the Interactive Online Program by clicking here.

CONFLICTS OF INTEREST DISCLOSURE

In compliance with EACCME requirements all speakers are requested to include a slide disclosing conflicts of interest at the beginning of their presentation.  Please include a statement, on the first slide of your presentation, indicating whether you have any disclosures and what they are.  If there is nothing to disclose, please include a statement acknowledging that you have no disclosures.

You are more than welcome to use the CHEST 2019 Regional Congress slides for your presentation. To download them, please click here. (ppt format 16:9)

Guidelines for Disclosure Slide:

Your first slide must include:

Conflict of Interest Disclosure

  • No, Nothing to disclose
  • Yes, Please specify

 

If yes, indicate your disclosures including:

  • Honoraria/Expenses
  • Scientific Advisory Board: (Include company names and corresponding amounts)
  • Scientific Research
  • Speaker’s Bureau
  • Stock Holder
  • Stock Options: (Include company name and declare percentage of total stock options)
  • Product Royalties
  • Employed by

 

Any off label uses of devices or products will be disclosed and discussed in a balanced manner.

No commercial company or product names or logos will be used in this presentation.

DATA PRESENTATION

If using a PowerPoint presentation (or any other PC based application), please note you need to bring it on USB Memory stick and load it on one of the Congress computers in the Speakers’ Ready Room at least 1 hour before the start of the session.

If you have already uploaded your presentation, we ask that you still arrive to the Speakers’ Ready Room at least 1 hour before the start of your session to review your slides.

Please note that the Congress computers in the session halls are being supplied with Office 2016.

If combining video films with PowerPoint, please make sure to check it in the session hall where your lecture is taking place during a coffee or lunch break prior to your session, at least 30 minutes before the start of the session – even after checking it in the Speakers’ Ready Room.

Alternatively, you may supply your own laptop computer. In such a case please confirm that it has an HDMI socket for external signal and come to check it first in the Speakers’ Ready Room as soon as you arrive and later on in the session hall where your lecture is taking place during the coffee or lunch break prior to your session, at least 30 minutes before the start of the session.

Important note for Macintosh users

In order to use MAC presentations on a PC compatible computer please note that you need to prepare it according to the instructions below, before bringing it to the Speakers’ Ready Room:

  1. Use a common font, such as Arial, Times New Roman, Verdana etc. (special fonts might be changed to a default font on a PowerPoint based PC).
  2. Insert pictures as JPG files (and not TIF, PNG or PICT – these images will not be visible on a PowerPoint based PC).

Alternatively, you may use your own Macintosh laptop computer. In such a case please confirm you provide it with a HDMI adaptor for external signal, advise the operators in the Speakers’ Ready Room about it as soon as you arrive and later on test it in the session hall where your lecture is taking place during the coffee or lunch break prior to your session, at least 30 minutes before the start of the session.