The Conference will include oral and poster scientific presentations as well as invited lectures given by experts in selected topics of interest. A limited number of technical exhibits and sponsor talks will be included to provide an overview of state-of-the-art instrumentation.
The duration of oral presentations will be 15 minutes. It is highly advised for authors to create a slide-deck comprising 12-15 slides, allocated for a 12-minute presentation time, leaving 3 minutes for both inquiries and presenter transition.
Poster presentations should be prepared in vertical (portrait) A0-size format. It is recommended to use non-laminated paper to facilitate posting on the stands. It is also highly advised for authors to use large font sizes: posters should be readable from a distance of 1.5-2 meters.
Finally, here are some preparation guidelines for the poster sections:
Introduction: This section is meant to introduce the hypothesis and methods concisely. Aim for a succinct approach, keeping the length to around 150 words.
Main Body: Here you describe the instruments and methods of your study. Divide it into distinct segments, each addressing a different aspect of the experiment. Strive to keep each segment within about 100 words.
Results: A visual representation of results is preferable. Utilizing graphs is ideal. Any accompanying text should be brief, presented as bullet points if necessary.
Conclusion: Provide a recap of the experiment and its outcomes, discussing the inferences drawn. This summary should be accomplished within 150 words.
The duration of invited presentations will be 30 minutes. It is highly advised for authors to create a slide-deck comprising 25-30 slides, allocated for a 25-minute presentation time, leaving 5 minutes for both inquiries and presenter transition.
Weather and Port authority permitting, will charter a full ship and take congress participants on a private cruise from Viareggio to the renowned “Cinque Terre”.
Details will be provided as soon as authorizations are finalized!
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