During the symposium, two virtual synchronous Q&A sessions will be held using the platform Gather Town:
May 10, 2021 (Day 1) from 3 – 4 p.m. EST
May 12, 2021 (Day 3) from 8 – 8:45 a.m. EST
Presenters are required to attend the synchronous question and answer sessions. They must place their avatar in front of their presentation for the whole session. Two weeks prior to the symposium, all participants will have the opportunity to view the asynchronous presentations and posters on the Gather Town platform and on the virtual space for participants.
Presenters must submit their presentation by April 22, 2021. Three presentation formats will be showcased in the Interactive Symposium 2021, virtual edition. Please follow the guidelines that are specific to the format you were assigned to.
Guidelines for oral presentations
The presentations must be a maximum of five or 15 minutes. This information is included in your acceptance letter.
In order to respect the time limit, it is recommended to focus only on key ideas.
We highly encourage presentations in PowerPoint format.
The first slide must include the title and presenter’s name.
Avoid using long quotes.
Avoid using overly bright colours or elaborate fonts, and slide effects.
Presentations must be pre-recorded, with the audio of the presenter speaking incorporated into the PowerPoint.