The full program of the conference, with access to the abstracts, is available as a guidebook app, which provides an application for mobile, tablet and web. The application allows to search the list of talks and posters by symposiums, speakers or by keyword. It gives the abstracts of every talks and posters and provides useful information as on the location of each talks on the University campus. It also allows you to create your own schedule for the conference by simply selecting the talks that you want to attend. You can further find additional information on the nightlife in Lausanne.
You can also download a summary of the program, a pdf version of the conference booklet that shows the date and time of plenaries, symposiums, and poster sessions, and a full list of abstracts as a pdf document.
Note that the conference booklet will be given in the conference bag that each participant will receive at the registration. There is thus no need to print it before hand.
Plenary talks will take place every morning in the auditorium Erna Hamburger (Amphimax building; MAX-350/351). Plenaries will be 50 min long including discussion, and will be followed by the parallel symposiums.
Symposiums will be run in 8 parallel sessions, and take place in three close-by buildings: Amphimax (rooms MAX-410 and MAX-415), Amphipole (rooms POL-A, POL-B, POL-C and POL-D) and Genopode (rooms GEN-B and GEN-C).
The full program of symposium talks is available in the guidebook app and website, as well as in the conference booklet. Note that "Session 1" refers to the morning session and "Session 2" to the afternoon session. E.g. Session 2 THU GEN B 35 means Thursday afternoon, Room GEN-B, symposium 35.
Invited talks will be 27 min, and normal contributed talks 17 min, including discussion (an additional 3 min slot is planned to change rooms).
It will not be possible to connect your own laptop for the presentation. Instead, we will ask you to upload your slides on a cloud-based system prior to the conference (a personal link will be sent to you by e-mail). You will have the possibility to modify your presentation at any time, but we would like your final version to be uploaded the day before your talk at the latest. We can accommodate Powerpoint or Keynote presentations, but we recommend that you also upload a PDF version of your presentation in case of compatibility issues.
You will have the possibility to check your presentation on site before your talk (room POL-321; opening times morning 8:00-10:00 and 11:00-11:30; in the afternoon 12:30-14:40 and 17:00-18:00 except Wednesday). All session rooms will be equipped with Mac laptops.
If you meet a problem in uploading your presentation, send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org, with subject “presentation upload”. You will have the possibility to check your presentation on site before your talk. All rooms will be equipped with Mac laptops.
Posters will be dispatched in two time sessions (A and B) and three locations: Amphimax (MAX-412, MAX-413, MAX-414), Amphipôle (POL-300) and Genopode (GEN-2000).
The full program of the poster sessions is available in the guidebook app and website, as well as in the conference booklet. Session-A posters will be displayed from Monday to Wednesday morning. You may already fix them during the Welcome reception, Sunday 9 (poster rooms will open from 18:00 to 21:00). Retrieve them by Wednesday 11h30 at the latest.
Session-B posters will be displayed from Wednesday afternoon to Friday afternoon. You may start settling them from Wednesday 12h30. Retrieve them by Friday 6 pm at the latest.
Wooden panels and pins will be provided for you to pin your poster. Panels will be numbered; each can accommodate two posters on each side (i.e. four in total). The maximal size for posters is 120 cm height and 90 cm width (A0 size vertical posters fit well). All information regarding where and when to place your poster (session, room, panel number) is available in the guidebook app and website, as well as in the conference booklet.
Session-A posters will be presented on Monday 10, 17h40-19h40, and session-B posters on Thursday 13, 17h40-19h40. Both sessions will be combined with an apero: authors will be asked to stand in front of their poster with a bottle (we will provide the drinks…), and fill the glasses of attendees.
There will be four ‘best-poster prizes’, two per session. Candidate posters will be evaluated by members from the scientific committee on Tuesday morning (Session A) and Friday morning (Session B), and prizes delivered during the closing ceremony.