Presentation Format

Presenters (= first authors) must be registered and have paid registration fees for the congress at the latest by 1st May 2017 to guarantee publication of the abstract in the Book of Abstracts of the 22nd annual congress of the European College of Sport Science – ECSS MetropolisRuhr 2017. Later registrations will lead to an exclusion of the abstract and an exclusion from the scientific programme.

Invited presentation

Invited presentations are presented by invited speakers in PowerPoint format (16:9). Invited presentations are 20 minutes with 10 minutes Questions and Answers. Invited presentations must be pre-uploaded in the Speakers Ready Room one day in advance of your presentation (Wednesday morning for presentations on Wednesday afternoon). The use of your own laptop or USB is not permitted. Abstracts need to be submitted according to the defined standards of the ECSS and within the given abstract submission deadline.

Oral presentation

Oral presentation format is PowerPoint (16:9). Oral presentation time is 10 minutes plus 5 minutes of discussion. Oral presentations must be pre-uploaded in the Speakers Ready Room one day in advance of your presentation (Wednesday morning for presentations on Wednesday afternoon). The use of your own laptop or USB is not permitted.

Mini-Oral presentation

Mini-Oral presentation requires the pre-upload of a PowerPoint presentation in pdf format (4 slides only) in landscape (horizontal) orientation (16:9). The presentation time is two minutes plus two minutes Questions and Answers. The PowerPoint presentation in pdf format must be pre-uploaded in advance of the congress via your ECSS account (deadline 15th June 2017). For more information on pdf upload please click here. At the same time the PowerPoint presentation in pdf format will be made available online and on screen at the 22nd annual congress of the ECSS in MetropolisRuhr.

Conventional print poster (debated)

Size is A0 (height: 120 cm, width 90 cm). Poster format is portrait. Poster presentation time will be two minutes plus two minutes of discussion. Poster presentations do not require any PowerPoint presentations. All posters shall be put up in the morning of the presentation at the poster boards established and all posters have to be removed in the evening. Pre-upload is NOT required.

E-poster (not debated)

The format requires pre-upload of an e-poster in pdf format (one slide only) in landscape (horizontal) orientation (140 cm (55 in) width x 79 cm (31 in) height). The e-poster must be pre-uploaded in advance of the congress via your ECSS account (deadline 15th June 2017). For more information on e-poster upload please click here. Abstracts accepted in this format will be published in the Book of Abstracts of the ECSS MetropolisRuhr 2017 congress. At the same time the e-poster will be made available online and on screen at the 22nd Annual Congress of the ECSS in MetropolisRuhr.

The E-Poster format can be accessed at any time during the Congress, using wide screen TV's located in the general poster area. Therefore, there is no formal presentation time, and no formalized discussion time. If discussion is required, presenters will be contacted directly (by email) by interested parties.