Instructions for Oral Presentations

Devices Provided by the Conference Organizer:

  • Laptop Computer (MS Windows Operating System with MS PowerPoint and Adobe Acrobat Reader)
  • Digital Projectors and Screen
  • Operator assistant

Materials Provided by the Presenters:

  • PowerPoint or PDF Files (Files should be copied to the Conference laptop at the beginning of each Session.)
  • Duration of each Presentation (Tentatively):
  • Keynote Speech: about 50 Minutes of Presentation and 5 Minutes of Question and Answer
  • Invited Speech: about 20 Minutes of Presentation and 10 Minutes of Question and Answer

Specifically, for the Presentation Participants

  • All the oral presentations should be prepared using PowerPoint software.
  • We recommend a presentation format of 16:9 (screen size format).
  • Make the letters on your slides BIG ENOUGH. Suggested minimum font size is 14.
  • Try and put no more than 12 lines of text or 2 images on any one slide.
  • Video recording and related media files could be avoided
  • The maximum time allowed will be 10 minutes per presentation. You should plan to speak for 10 minutes and leave 5 minutes for questions.
  • Show no more than 1 slide per minute of speaking time. This means approximately 10 slides MAXIMUM for the 10 minutes’ presentation. Remember, the last 5 minutes of the presentation are for questions from the audience.
  • The slides should use the slide template provided by the UPHEC committee on the website (Presentation Template Downloads)
  • At the end of the session/conference, all slides will be stored by the UPHEC Secretariat for future reference.
  • If you have any questions, please contact us

Submitting Your Oral Presentation

To make your online presentation successful, please upload your file presentation here


Best Practices or Tips For Presentation

  • Find a quiet place where you can control the environment.
  • Mute computers, cell phones, etc.
  • Avoid public areas where background noise may be present.
  • Be prepared and have an outline of what you want to say.
  • Speak 6-12 inches away from the microphone, and 
  • Please wear formal clothes or national representative of clothing.