vmsg 2016 - Trinity College Dublin



Information for Abstract Submission

  1. Abstracts for VMSG 2016 should be prepared using this template: surname_institution_session
  2. Please save your document with your surname, your institution, and the session number you wish to contribute to (i.e. Person_TCD_1)
  3. Authors institutions should be indicated by superscript numbers following their names:
    Anthony Person*1 and Anne O’Ther2
    (The presenting author should be marked with a *).
  4. Contact information for each author should be provided and correspond to the superscripted numbers. Email addresses should be added at the end inside brackets i.e.:
    1Department of Geology, Trinity College Dublin, College Green, Dublin, Ireland (a.person@uni.ie)
    2Department of Earth Sciences, Uxbridge University, Queens Road, Uxbridge, U.K. (anne.other@ux.ac.uk)
  1. Abstracts must not exceed one column in the template. This includes the space taken by the title, contact information and any images or equations. Any abstracts longer than one column will be either cut short or rejected.
  2. Only one abstract can be submitted per delegate
  3. Submit your abstract by clicking the link below.


Guidance for Oral Presenters

  1. Presentations are allocated 12 minutes, with an additional 3 minutes for questions and speaker change-over. The session convener will notify you when you have three minutes left to speak. We will adhere to the schedule strictly and there will be no overrunning of allocated time.
  2. Presentations can be in one of the following file format: ppt, pptx, pdf. Presenters need to contact local support staff who will upload their files from a memory stick 30 minutes before their session starts. The presenting computer will be running on Windows 7, and have MS Office 2010 or later installed. Presenters will not be able to connect their own computers to the projector.
  3. A variety of microphone options are available, but the fixed microphones at the front of the stage will likely be the default option.
  4. Student presenters need to clearly identify this fact on the title slide so that they can be identified and considered for the competition of best student presentation.

Guidance for Poster Presenters

  1. Posters must be printed A0 and in portrait orientation
  2. Poster boards will be numbered, and each poster/presenter will be allocated a board which must be used
  3. Posters must be put up by presenters at the beginning of the conference using the velcro tabs provided
  4. Poster presenters are strongly encouraged to include their full names and a photo on their posters
  5. Posters by postgraduate students should include a 2.5 cm diameter red circle in the top right corner in order that they can be identified and considered for the best poster prize.