Advances in Health Informatics Conference

Presenter Information

Presenter Information and Guidelines

Speaker Requirements

  • Speakers must be registered by March 9, 2012.
  • Speaker Name, Title, and Affiliation (exactly as wanted in print), as well as Photo and Biosketch must be received by March 9, 2012.
  • Final paper version, PPT Presentation and the Permission to Publish must be received by March 31, 2012.
  • Changes to PPT slide decks will not be accepted after March 31, 2012 as the slides must be preloaded before the conference for both the web and onsite audiences.

Speaker Presentation Guidelines

  • Time limits are strict and must be followed.
  • Only PowerPoint slides in Microsoft 2003 format are permitted.
  • Presentations should be engaging.

Speakers On the Session Day

  • Arrive at least 15 minutes before your session to familiarize yourself with the venue.
  • No last minute changes to your presentation are possible. 
  • We welcome you to use the Speakers' Lounge to relax before and after your presentation.

Session Chair Responsibilities

  • Please check the podium for any announcements or last minute instructions.
  • Welcome people to the session and indicate the session topic area.
  • Introduce each speaker (short, 30 seconds).
  • Mind the time and prevent Speakers from going over their time limit.
  • Provide or encourage questions that will keep the audience members (on-site and remote) engaged.
  • Thank speakers at the end of the session.

Session Formats

  • Long presentations are 20 minute presentations (15 minute speech and 5 minute Q&A) that include examples, are issue-oriented, and contain both practical and theoretical information.
  • Short presentations are 15 minute presentations (10 minute speech and 5 minute Q&A).
  • Presentation time limits will be strictly followed.
  • A question and answer period may be at the end of each presentation or group of presentations.
  • If there is any remaining time at the end of the session, the Q&A to all speakers can continue to the end of the session.


Official Media Sponsors:

Healthcare Information Management and Communications Canada  Longwoods Publishing

Canadian Healthcare Technology  Canadian Healthcare Manager

Conference Hosts:

National Institutes of Health Informatics    York University

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