38th ANNUAL CONVENTION OF NATIONAL NEONATOLOGY FORUM

(NEOCON 2018 & ANNUAL UP STATE NEOCON 2018)

Organised by: NNF UP State & NNF Varanasi

Date: 13 - 16 December, 2018, Venue: Hotel Taj Ganges, Varanasi


Speaker Guidelines

Guidelines for Speaker / Chairpersons / Moderator and Panellist


For Chairpersons:
  • Please ensure and strictly enforce punctuality. It is very important to stick to the timelines during the whole conference. Your cooperation will be highly appreciated in running the sessions on time.
  • Introduction of the speakers will be given by projecting his introductory slide during the time the speaker is called to the stage.
  • Please ensure that the speaker does not exceed the allotted time. The timer will start once the speaker is on the podium and there will be an alarm when 1 minute is left and the presentation will automatically switch off after the allotted time.
  • Please encourage interactive discussion during the Q&A session after every presentation which must not exceed the allotted time (5 minutes for discussion).
  • Mementos to the speakers, moderators, panellists & chairpersons will be given at the time of registration, so that no time is wasted during scientific sessions. (For orations and award papers the normal protocol shall be followed)

For Speakers:
  • You are requested to be punctual. Please finish the presentation in time and review your presentation in the preview room and get the presentation uploaded at least 4 hours prior to your session. The first slide of your presentation should be your introduction and attached template is for your convenience
  • Stick to the allotted time for the presentation. The slides will switch off after the allotted time, with a warning alarm 1 minute earlier. The timer will start once you are on the podium.
  • Use of personal laptops or MAC book etc will be discouraged you must upload your presentation well in time. However, if you must use your personal devise for presentation due to unavoidable technical reasons, the total time allotted shall remain the same including the time consumed in setting up the laptop, presentation & projector attachments.
  • You are expected to convey your scientific message of the presentation clearly so that audience remembers your take home message, when they leave the hall.

Panel Discussion For Moderators:
  • Please ensure and strictly enforce punctuality. It is very important to stick to the timelines during the whole conference. Your cooperation will be highly appreciated in running the sessions in time.
  • Please arrange to have an advance discussion with the panellist for a smooth and systematic flow of the proposed scientific discussion.
  • Introduction of the panellist will be given by a slide during your introductory comments, so that it is not required to be done individually.
  • Please ensure that the discussion remains focused on the subject.
  • Please encourage interactive discussion during the Q & A session after every presentation.
  • Please sum up the discussion in the last 1 -2 minutes so that the audience can get a clear take home message.
  • You are requested to ensure the time lines of the session.

For Panellists:
  • Please send your introduction slide to the moderator for your introduction to audience.
  • In case you have some presentation to make, please discuss with the Moderator during your advance discussions with him.
  • Please focus on the requirements of an average neonatology in the audience while making your points during discussion.
Your corporation will go a long way to make NEOCON 2018 Varanasi a memorable event.