Oral and poster presenter information


Oral and poster presenter information

Oral abstract presentations

Oral abstract presentations are scheduled for 10 minutes, plus 5 minutes for questions and answers. The session chair will introduce and monitor the length of your presentation.

Speaker check-in information

All sessions of the HCV 2015 Symposium will take place in the "Erasme" conference room. All speakers must submit their final presentation prior to presenting. Speaker check-in is located in "Erasme" and is open during the designated days and times noted below. The schedule is in place to ensure that all sessions run smoothly. Failure to submit your presentation on schedule could result in errors and/or missing information in your presentation. Computers are provided for oral presentations and are equipped with the latest software for Macs and PCs. Personal computers may not be used. Presentations must be submitted on a USB stick to speaker check-in. Microsoft PowerPoint and PDF are the acceptable presentation formats. Please submit your presentation at the indicated time prior to the beginning of the session you will be presenting in.

Presentation due at speaker check-in:

Friday, 9 October 09:00 – 13:15

Saturday, 10 October: 07:00 – 08:15 and 13:00 – 14:15

Sunday, 11 October 07:00 – 08:15 and 13:00 – 14:15

Monday, 12 October 07:00 – 08:15 and 13:00 – 14:15

Tuesday, 13 October 07:00 – 08:15

You will be instructed on where to sit and will be equipped with your microphone prior to the beginning of the session you will be presenting in. Your mobile phone must be switched off while your present as it will cause feedback with the microphones. A laser pointer and slide advancer will be available at the podium for your use. 


Poster information

Late breaker abstract submission
To submit a late breaker abstract you must first be registered to attend the symposium. Please send your abstract(s) via email indicating "Late Breaker - Title of your abstract" to Your late breaker abstract(s) will be presented as a poster during the conference.

Abstract submission
Please note that online submission is no longer available.

For any questions regarding your abstract submission please contact

The poster dimensions are: width 80 cm x height 120 cm. 

All posters will be displayed in Hall 3, on the ground floor of the PMC Conference Centre. All posters should be set-up on Friday, 9 October between 07:00 and 18:00. They will remain on display until the completion of the poster session on Sunday, 11 at 18:30. They will need to be removed by the presenter no later than Monday, 12 October at 18:00. Attendees can view the posters at any time during the Symposium; however, poster authors will be available for discussions during the poster session hours designated below.


Event date time

Poster Install: all posters Friday, 9 October: 09:00 – 18:00

Poster Session 1: odd numbered posters Saturday, 10 October: 16:30 – 18:30

Poster Session 2: even numbered posters Sunday, 11 October: 16:30 – 18:30

Poster Dismantle: all posters Monday, 12 October: 07:00 – 18:00