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  FAQ's  




FOR ALL PARTICIPANTS

Oral sessions

    What is the duration of the oral sessions?
Oral sessions will be organized in slots of 2h. Each talk will be up to 10 minutes, followed by a brief question and answer period.
    Will the oral presentations be available after they take place?
We are working in order to make this possible for a certain period of time after the conference. They should be available for registered participants.


E-Posters

    What are the e-posters?
The e-posters are short videos of up to 5 minutes or posters in pdf format.
    How will the e-posters be available?
E-posters will be available at the conference platform during the whole conference and also after the conference, during a period which we are still negotiating with the platform company.


Registration

    What is the registration fee for a session convener?
The fees for conveners are similar to the ones for other participants, depending on the status: regular registration vs ECR/Student/Indigenous participant.
    What is the definition of an early career researcher?
Early Career Researchers are all students and scholars who are at the undergraduate, graduate or post-graduate level (depending on national context) up to 5 years post-PhD.
    I am chairing a session, should I pay the registration fee?
Yes.
    I will be presenting an oral presentation/e-poster, should I pay the registration fee?
Yes.
    There are some transaction fees charged if using credit card?
In all the transactions, regardless of the payment method chosen, the ticketing system charge 6%+VAT of the ticket cost to pay the transaction fees.
    The system charges an operational cost. What is that and why?
In all the transactions, regardless of the payment method chosen, the ticketing system charge 6%+VAT of the ticket cost to pay the transaction fees.


Conference platform

    How will be able to access the conference?
The conference will be organized inside a platform. Registered participants will get their login details before the conference starting. The conference materials will be available during and after the conference for a period of a few weeks, that we are still defining.



FOR PRESENTERS

Oral sessions

    Do I need to send my presentation in advance?
Yes, You will be requested to send your presentation some days before the conference, since that may be useful in case there are issues with screen sharing, or even connection speed. If there are problems, our support team in the session would pass the presentation and you would only use audio, if necessary.


E-Posters

    What type of presentations may be submitted as e-posters?
You can decide if you prefer to send a small video of up to 5 minutes, or a poster as a pdf file. More information on the detailed procedure will be available in the end of February.
    How can I submit the video?
More information on the detailed procedure will be available in the end of February.
    How can I prepare a video presentation?
We will be providing guidelines. The videos can be easily recorded using a normal computer, just as if you were presenting in a videoconference. You should be strict with the 5 min time limit.
    What is the page size of the e-poster in pdf?
It is up to you. Have in mind that large posters are more difficult to navigate on screen. You can also make the poster lighter and easier to read, by adding links to external information.
    What is the page size of the e-poster in pdf?
It is up to you. Have in mind that large posters are more difficult to navigate on screen. You can also make the poster lighter and easier to read, by adding links to external information.



FOR CONVENERS

Oral sessions

    How will the science sessions be organized?
Each of the slots will have 2h and up to 6 oral presentations of 10 minutes each + 2-3 minutes for question and answers. It is important to be strict on the timing of the talks, so that participants can join the session targeting at specific talks. The sessions will be organized in the following order:
0:00 - 0:05 - Introduction by the convener

0:05 - 0:19 - Oral 1 + Q&A
0:20 - 0:34 - Oral 2 + Q&A
0:35 - 0:49 - Oral 3 + Q&A
0:50 - 1:04 - Oral 4 + Q&A
1:05 - 1:19 - Oral 5 + Q&A
1:20 - 1:34 - Oral 6 + Q&A
1:35 - 2:00 - Open discussion on orals and posters lead by the conveners.
    How will questions from the audience will be managed?
There will be a chat and questions should be made via the chat and selected by the convener. However, the convener may decide on opening the floor to questions and discussion, especially in the end of the session.