Guidelines and Key Information for Speakers and Presenters

Guidelines & Information

Speakers / Presenters

  • Keynote Talk: Presentation Time- 30 minutes; 25 minutes for the presentation followed by 5 minutes’ question-answer session.
  • Invited Talk: Presentation Time- 20 minutes; 17 minutes for the presentation followed by 3 minutes’ question-answer session.
  • Oral Presentation: Presentation Time- 15 minutes; 12 minutes for the presentation followed by 3 minutes’ question-answer session.
  • Poster Presentation: The Standard Poster Display Size is A0 (Dimensions, Length x Width) – 1189 x 841 mm OR 46.8 x 33.1 inches) double-sided Velcro covered panel. Posters need to be displayed in the specified location assigned. The board will contain the poster number assigned to your poster. The title and authors name must appear at the top of the poster.
  • IAAM Award Lecture & IAAM Fellow Lecture: Presentation Time- 20 minutes; 15 minutes for the presentation followed by 5 minutes’ question-answer session.
  • The Award Lectures aim to promote open and informed discussion on issues pertaining to the advanced materials science, engineering & technology and actively encourage scientists to explore the social aspects of their research. The award recognizes original and promising research as well as direct translational or interdisciplinary research fields. The IAAM awardee will get citation with the accreditation of Fellow of the International Association of Advanced Materials (Fellow of IAAM, FIAAM).

Poster Support Desk

The conference will have a poster support desk. One can consult the support desk for any question related to the poster session. But later on, any information regarding individual poster can be collected from Registration Desk.

Poster Formatting Guidelines/ Suggestions

  • Place the title at the top center of the poster
  • Use 72 point letters
  • Avoid hand-drawn materials
  • Keep it simple
  • Do not post the pages of your paper
  • Make sure it has a logical flow
  • Use color, graphics, charts, and photos
  • Key points should be in Bold or in larger font size
  • Do not try to narrate the entire subject on the panel
  • Save some key points for the one-on-one discussion
  • Check the program for the setup and presentation time for your session

General, Session Chairs / Co-Chairs and Poster Evaluation Jury

  • General Chairs: General chairs will be responsible for the course of event in the respective assigned session or meeting room. In the attendee’s mind, you are an extension of the Congress and should be knowledgeable of the basics relating to this event.
  • General Co-chairs: General Co-chairs will be responsible to assist the Congress general chair for the course of event in your assigned session or meeting room. In the attendee’s mind, you are an extension of the Congress and should be knowledgeable of the basics relating to this event.
  • Session Chairs: Session chairs will be responsible for the course of event in the respective meeting room. In the attendee’s mind, you are an extension of the Congress and should be knowledgeable of the basics relating to this event.
  • Session Co-chairs: Session co-chairs will be responsible to assist session chair for the course of event in the respective meeting room. In the attendee’s mind, you are an extension of the Congress and should be knowledgeable of the basics relating to this event.
  • Poster Evaluation Jury: Poster Evaluation Jury will be responsible for the course of the event.