Conference Guidelines

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Please note that there will be some additional guidelines, in line with the online format of the conference. Watch this space!


Kindly read the following in order to ensure a smooth and efficient conference presentation.

Venue The presentation venue is equipped with Wi-Fi and a portable laptop. The WiFi code will be displayed in the venue.
Time The length of each presentation session is 30 minutes (workshops are 60 minutes). Use your time wisely to deliver a succinct and focused message. You may introduce yourself briefly and allow ample time for Questions and Answers which should be included in your presentation. It is advisable to coordinate verbal and written messaging with co-presenters to ensure a seamless, integrated presentation.

For presenters who are hosting workshops, you can choose to use your allotted time as you wish. Breaks are advisable, and fact necessary for participants’ comfort as well as to ensure that participants have the chance to assimilate the content.
Content Ensure that your session title and description match the intended content and outcomes. Please notify the venue technician or conference assistant of any video clips in your presentation so that these can be correctly embedded and tested. Please make sure that all video clips are saved as independent files in the same folder of your presentation.
Formatting Use a consistent PowerPoint font throughout and ensure that the font size and colour are easily readable (please note that light coloured fonts such as yellow or fonts smaller than 20pt can be very difficult to read from the back of the room). It is useful to cite material from outside sources at the bottom of the slide or in a listing on the last slide. Presentations should be in Microsoft Office (only PowerPoint is accepted), using 16 x 9 ratio and without a password lock.
Submissions Speakers should come prepared for their sessions with their presentations on a memory stick. If you wish to have your presentation as part of an e-book uploaded on the SANRC website, kindly save your presentation on the desktop of the computer/laptop in the venue. The conference organising committee will download this at the end of the day. We will not distribute your presentation without your permission.

Please allow yourself time to familiarise yourself with the room and the technical equipment before your presentation. An SANRC Assistant will be on hand to support you.

If you have any additional questions, please contact the local SANRC organising committee at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..