Guidlines for Authors

Oral Presentations Guidelines
15-minutes Oral presentations include 5 minutes for questions and discussion.
30-minutes Plenary lectures include 5 minutes for questions and discussion.
Half day prior to their scheduled presentation, all speakers are required to deliver to the Slides Point their PowerPoint file using a pen drive. Available presentations system supports Microsoft Windows PowerPoint and screen resolution 16:9.

Poster Guidelines
The dimensions of each poster should not exceed 90 cm width x 110 cm height.
Presenting participants are asked to be in attendance at the poster for both Sessions.
The poster should be stuck to the board with the provided material

A special session on the final day, June 29th, is dedicated to posters. During this session, 15 posters will be selected by the chairpersons to be presented as short oral presentations (8 minutes). All poster authors should prepare 5-6 PowerPoint slides in case their abstracts will be selected for short oral presentation.

Important Information

Opening Registration
Registration desk will be open every day, starting from Wednesday 26th June, from 14:00pm until the end of the sessions.

Lunches and Coffee Breaks:
Welcome reception on Wednesday 26th June will be held at Royal Continental Hotel (few steps from the congress venue) 
Coffee breaks and Lunches will be served at the Aula Magna Partenope. Access is reserved to the ticket holders.
Tickets are included in the participant kit received upon the registration.
Additional tickets can be purchased at the registration desk.
Please let us know if you have any special dietary requirements.

Social Events
June 27th  - A one-day tour for accompanying persons (currently four) is confirmed. This tour, from 9 AM to 4-5 PM, includes visits to significant sites in Naples, a pizza lunch, and a visit to the San Severo Chapel to see the famous "Cristo Velato" (Veiled Christ).

June 28th - A tour for all participants and accompanying persons is confirmed. We will visit the “Tunnel Borbonico" (The Bourbon Tunnel), one of the most beautiful underground sites in Naples (, located very close to the congress venue. Two groups (in Italian and English language) will be arranged.
The meeting point will be at 16:00 at the entrance of Aula Magna Partenope. 

Social Dinner 28th June - The social dinner will be held at the restaurant "Transatlantico," located in "Borgo Marinaro," just in front of the congress venue.


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