International Symposium of the World Association
of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians




Oral presentations are always accompanied by PowerPoint presentations. The speakers are entirely responsible for the presentation content (order, graphics etc…). All presentations and questions must be delivered in English, as English is the official language of the congress.

Presentation Format

All presentations should meet commonly compatible format, preferably using PowerPoint version 2010 or higher in 16:9 aspect ratio.

Supported file types:

Presentation: PPT, PPA, PPTA, PPTX, PDF

Video: AVI, MPG, MKV, MOV, MP4, WMV.

Audio: WMA, MP3, WAV

Pictures: JPG, GIF, BMP, TIF When saving the final presentation to a USB stick, all video files if having any and all links to these multimedia files must be saved on the device with the presentation.

Depositing the File Presentations must be handed over to the personnel in the SPEAKERS´ PREVIEW ROOM, either with a CD or a USB stick, as far in advance as possible and TWO hours BEFORE the start of entire session, where the presentation is to be displayed. The presentation for an early morning session should be handed over the evening before.

THE SLIDE CENTER (Orione Room) is located in the foyer of the Congress Center, next to the Auditorium (Sirene Hall). Invited speakers and speakers of the oral presentations are kindly requested to make themselves known to the Slide Center at least half a day before their presentation in order to upload the slides.

Authors must present themselves to the Chairpersons of their session at least 10 minutes before their session starts in order to acquaint themselves with the equipment. 


Time reserved for scientific presentations:

 10 minutes presentation + 5 minutes discussion


Authors are kindly requested to respect the indicate timings.




Please note the posters should not exceed the given dimensions, which are 70 x 100 cm. The organizer will provide suitable fixing material.

Poster area will be located on the Foyer of the Hilton Congress Center and will be open for mounting as of Wednesday June 7tn from 16.00 pm. You will be directed to the Poster area. Posters will remain displayed within the whole congress period and should be set up after the Closing Ceremony on Saturday June 10th .

Each poster board was given a specific number. Authors are kindly asked to make sure to mount their poster on the poster board with the number corresponding to the number assigned to their poster presentation (e. g. P 01, P 02 etc…).

Authors are asked to be present next to their work during the sessions.

Printing and transport of the poster is at author’s charge and care.