Please follow the below-mentioned guidelines when preparing your oral or poster presentations

Oral Presentations

The presenting author must be present at the venue (Shangri-La Hotel Colombo, Lotus Ballroom) by 11:30 am.

Date

13 February 2021 (Saturday)

Time

1200 hrs – 1300 hrs

Venue

Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo, Lotus Ballroom

Requirements

Must inform the name of the presenting author and contact number by reply email to conference.asn@gmail.com

Timing

8 mins for presentation 2 mins for discussion

Software

MS Powerpoint

Slide size

16:9 aspect ratio

Minimum font size

20

Deadline for uploading Powerpoint file

Email the finalized presentation to conference.asn@gmail.com before 1300 hrs on 12 February 2021 (Friday)

  • The presentation and discussion will be recorded on Zoom and will be uploaded to the ASN Conference website.
  • You will also be given a copy of the recording of your presentation and discussion.
  • If you do not consent to your presentation being recorded and/or uploaded, please specify this upon sending in your prepared powerpoint.

Poster Presentations

*Poster preparation

  • There will be no physical preparation of posters so please DO NOT print your posters.
  • The e-poster should be emailed in PDF format to conference.asn@gmail.com on or before 4 February 2021 (Thursday)
  • Please refer to the instructions below for font sizes etc.

Poster presentation

  • Date – 6 February 2021, Saturday
  • Time – 0900 – 1300 hrs
  • Venue – 8th Floor Auditorium, National Epilepsy Centre, National Hospital of Sri Lanka
  • You will be allowed to make a 3-minute presentation to the panel of judges (related to your abstract findings).
  • There will be a 2-minute question time
  • The presentations and discussion will be recorded on Zoom and later displayed along with the poster during the academic sessions on 13 and 14 February at Shangri-La Hotel Colombo.
  • In addition, the recording will be uploaded to the ASN Conference website.
  • You will also be given a copy of the recording of your presentation and discussion.
  • If you do not consent to your presentation being recorded and/or uploaded, please specify this upon sending in your prepared poster.

Poster Structure Display Instructions

Posters will be displayed on high definition 65-inch flatscreen panels.

Please adhere to the below mentioned document settings and text formatting in preparing the e-poster

  • Orientation – Landscape
  • Digital canvas height – 70 cm
  • Digital canvas width – 110 cm
  • Minimum output resolution – 1920 by 1080 (High Definition)

The following must be indicated at the top

  • Title
  • Names of all authors
  • Affiliations of all authors
  • Country of nationality of all authors

Recommended font sizes

  • Title – Font size 50
  • Author details – Font size 28
  • Names of institutions – Font size 28
  • Postal address/contact – Font size 28

Specifics for research studies – sections

  • Objectives
  • Methods
  • Results
  • Conclusions
  • All above subheadings and respective body text in font size 28.

Specifics for case reports/case series – sections

  • Introduction
  • Case report/series
  • Discussion
  • All above subheadings and respective body text in font size 28.

Trade names, pharmaceutical company names or company/product logos should not be included in the e-poster