General Information

All participants are requested to check in at the Conference Check-In Table and pick up their badges and conference material. ***Participants should wear their name badges at all times while in the conference areas.

Conference Hours

Sunday, June 215:30PM – 9:00PM
Monday, June 227:30AM – 7:00PM
Tuesday, June 238:00AM – 7:00PM
Wednesday, June 248:00AM – 7:00PM
Thursday, June 258:00AM – 4:30PM

**Please do not enter the venue anytime prior to 8:00 AM unless conference hours are open.

Phone number (only available during conference hours):             
650-845-7423

Oral Presentations

All presentations will be delivered in English.

Please note that all speakers must upload their talks to the session computer during the coffee or lunch breaks immediately before the session start time. An A/V technician or conference assistant will help authors on this task.

IMPORTANT: Presenters on the first morning sessions that starts at 9:30 am are required to upload their talks to the session computers on the evening before or between 8 and 8:30 am. Presenters on the first afternoon session that starts at 3:00 pm, are required to upload their talks in the morning and at the latest during lunch break.

All talks should be in PowerPoint or PDF file format for your presentation.

The computers provided use the update Windows version.

Poster Sessions

Each presenter will be provided with a poster board. Poster board size is fit to 1189 x 841 mm. Poster orientation is Portrait. Velcro tape will be provided to mount posters onto boards. No other mounting method will be allowed.

Your poster can be on display for the whole day of your session date. Please ask the conference assistant at the registration desk to help you setup your poster. Authors are not required to stand by their posters all day, only at your designated session date from 4.30-6:30 pm.

There will be poster awards for the two best student posters, with a cash prize of 100 € for the winner. A prize committee, names TBA, will judge the posters.

Food & Drink

Light refreshments will be served in the morning and afternoon breaks as well as during the poster sessions; lunches will be served daily from Monday to Thursday.

Registration fee covers attendance at all scientific sessions, icebreaker, coffee breaks, lunches, and conference dinner.