Speaker & Chair information page

Thank you for your contribution to the meeting!

• Read the information below and email us with any queries.
• Our response is 48 hours, but is usually within 24 (Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm).

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• Please design your slides in 16:9 (not 4:3)
• You will present from a lectern, with a fixed mic
• You will have a radio button device to move on your slides
• The chair will manage questions from the audience via the app at the conclusion of your presentation
• We can check your slides beforehand to ensure that the text displays properly and any video files are correctly embedded
• If you wish to have this service, email us your slide deck on/before 1700 on Monday 24 April
• Please do not email your presentations to us after this date
• Bring a backup of your work to the meeting on a pen drive
• Be sure to include copies of any video or sound files used, just in case we need to convert them
• If you plan to use your own computer to present, this is fine but please inform us of this on/before 1700 on Monday 24 April.
If you are bringing your own laptop, you must ensure you have the correct adaptor to connect to the HDMI cable at the lectern


Speaker Preview Room

The speaker preview room is in Board Room 2 on level 2 of the ICC. Please report to the technician in this room at least an hour before your session is due to start, so we can ensure that all presentations are present and in the correct running order. You will be able to make last-minute changes to your presentation before it is loaded onto a local server. You will have support from the technical team to ensure your presentation is running correctly on the screen in the room where you are speaking.

Your Presentation

Sessions will be recorded. Registered delegates of the meeting will be able to watch your talk on the app from a week after the meeting until 1 September 2023. Your slides will be deleted from our servers after the meeting.


• It is essential that your session runs to time
• A member of the ABN office team will be the room manager and your point of contact in the hall
• A printed chair pack will be on the top table when you arrive
• The chair pack will outline any announcements you need to make for your particular session and remind you of the guidelines below
• Our chairs are a mixture of those that have chaired before and those that haven’t
• Please plan who will do what with your co-chair before your session so you can share the work equally
• If you are unclear about any aspect of your role, please consult the chair pack, ask your co-chair or ask your room manager

General Announcements for the audience

Use the app for Q&A. If you need help to post a question, ask a member of staff, at the ABN/IICN stand or the registration desk
• Thank you to our sponsors who help make this meeting possible
• Please visit the exhibition stands in Hall 1, and the sponsored symposia sessions


Handling Q&A

Delegates ask questions on the app – as they do, the questions will appear on the screen in front of you
• Aim for a diversity of questions
• Gently bring the question time to a close within the allotted time in order to keep to schedule