General Information

Instructions for Speakers

Lecture: Allocated time for Oral presentation are 30 minutes (includes 6 minute discussion) and 15 minutes (includes 3 minute discussion)
  • Please be seated on the next-speaker's seat at the front of symposium room at least 15 minutes before your symposium begins.
  • Please be certain that the length of your oral presentation does not exceed the allotted time.
PowerPoint Presentation
Symposium rooms are provided with one Windows laptop computer on which Microsoft PowerPoint is installed (OS: Windows 7; Software: Microsoft PowerPoint 2003/2007/2010) and an LCD projector. The podium is equipped with a monitor, a mouse and a keyboard. You are requested to bring the data for your presentation on a CD-ROM or a USB memory stick, or your own laptop computer.
* Macintosh is not available. If you wish to use a Macintosh PC, please bring your own PC.
1) If you bring data:
You are requested to bring the data for your presentation on a CD-ROM or a USB memory stick to the PC Registration Desk and upload your presentation at least 30 minutes before your symposium begins. Only a CD-ROM in Windows format or USB memory stick is acceptable. Please also see the <NOTES>.
2) If you bring your own laptop computer:
Windows machines with Windows XP/7 or Macintosh machines with any Mac OS are acceptable. Please note that Japan operates on 100 volts for electrical appliances, with a cycle of 50 Hz in Tokyo.
The plug type in Japan is A with two flat blades. The computer to be used for presentation must be equipped with a D-sub-15 pin video output. Please make sure that you prepare the necessary converters for your computer so that they meet the requirements stated above. Also, please bring your own AC adaptor.
You are requested to bring your computer and check its connection at the PC Registration Desk at least 30 minutes before your symposium begins.
It is open during the following hours:
September 13th(Thu.) 08:00-18:00
September 14th(Fri.) 08:00-18:00
September 15th(Sat.) 08:00-18:00
For all computers, check the following settings:
  • Cancellation of power-saving features: Cancellation of Sleep, Screen Saver, etc.;
  • Resolution of screen: 1024x768 pixels (XGA) or less.
In the symposium room, please have your computer powered on when the presentation prior to your own begins and hand it over to the operator at the PC operation desk in the symposium room, with your presentation file opened. (You may be required to restart your computer if the connection to the projector is not successful.) Since there will be only one connection cable to the projector, the operator will connect it at the beginning of your presentation. The projector has a standard mini-D-sub 15 pin (three sequences) connector. If your computer has a different connector, please bring your own conversion cable.
When you make a PowerPoint file for your presentation, please make sure that all graphics are embedded in the presentation file. Fonts should be standard fonts, such as Times New Roman, Arial, or Courier.
If non-standard fonts must be used, they should be embedded in the presentation files. Also, please set up the slide size for “On-screen show”.
If your presentation includes video/animation, only ones that can be played by “Media Player” are acceptable.

Instructions for Poster Presentations

Poster area:
The poster area will be located in the「Room- Fuyo」on the 1st floor of the Hotel Sunroute Plaza.
Poster attachment time : September 14 / 14:00 – 15:00
Poster viewing time : September 14 / 14:00 – 17:00
Poster presentation : September 14 / 17:00 – 19:00
Poster removal time : September 14 / 19:00 – 19:30
Instruction for Poster presentation:
The entire poster panel can have a maximum size of 210 cm high x 90 cm wide.
The usable area for the contents is a space 160cm high and 90cm wide.
Poster Number (20cmX20cm) to be placed at the top left of the panel will be provided by the secretariat. Title and presenting author's name (20cmX70cm) are required to be prepared by each presenter.
Posters are to be attached to the panels with curing tape, which will be provided at the Poster Area. No push pins, paste,glue,staple are permitted.
Please note Poster presenters are responsible for removing their posters on Friday, September 14, 19:00 – 19:30