Oral presentation guidelines

Time Schedule

• length of the talk: plenary lectures: 30 minutes + 5 minutes discussion      short lectures: 10 minutes + 5 minutes discussion

In order to allow keeping to the time schedule, please make sure that your speaking time does not exceed 30 minutes or 10 minutes respectively.


Each oral session room is equipped with
• a Windows PC or a laptop (windows as operating system),
• a projector and a screen,
• Internet Access (W-LAN),
• the computers in the session room are ready for only Windows OS. (no  Macintosh)

Users of Macintosh Computers

• You should bring your own Macintosh, power supplies and its VGA adapter, because there are many issues that can arise when PowerPoint files created on a Mac are run on a Windows PC

Presentation Data

• Presentations shall be brought on an USB device
• Please use only Microsoft office PowerPoint (versions 97 - 2007: *.ppt, *.pptx) for your presentations. Otherwise it’s not guaranteed that they will run successfully on an on - site PC.
• When building your presentation, use standard fonts (e.g. M S Gothic, Arial, Times New Roman, and Century), basic fonts are included on the session room PC / Laptop but if an unusual font is used, it may not translate.
• In case you have any images or videos which are not embedded in your power point presentation - please test your presentation with the on - site PC several hours before your presentation. Generally, JPG, TIF or BMP or  MPEG format respectively should work with no difficulties.

How to submit your presentation

• Speakers will find the media check in the Main Lecture Hall. Presenters are requested to provide their talk on an USB stick in advance (at least 2 hours before their talk or the evening before). An additional computer for media test will be available at the reception desk.


Requests concerning registration, accommodation and travelling:

Gerry Schneider
University of Vienna
Universitätsring 1
1010 Vienna, Austria
phone: +43 1 4277 17526

Request concerning the scientific programme:

Klara Weipoltshammer
Department for Cell- and Developmental Biology
Center for Anatomy and Cell Biology
Schwarzspanierstr. 17
1090 Vienna, Austria
phone: +43 1 40160 37725

54th Symposium of the Society for Histochemistry | Campus of the University of Vienna  | Hörsaalzentrum  | Spitalgasse 2-4 (Court 2)  | 1090 Vienna