INSTRUCTIONS FOR PRESENTERS

General information for oral and poster presenters

The VISTA Scientific Committee accepted 49 oral and 117 poster presentations for the 2021 edition of the VISTA Conference. All keynotes, oral and poster presentations are pre-recorded and made available online starting 1 November 2021.

Date Thematic day Keynote Oral Poster
18 November 2021
Evidence-Based Classification
1
9
20
22 November 2021
Health & Medicine
1
9
33
29 November 2021
Technology in Paralympic Sport
1
9
16
1 December 2021
Socio-Cultural Legacy
1
9
10
14 December 2021
Ethics & Integrity
1
4
4
16 December 2021
Paralympic Performance
1
9
34

From 1 November on, participants will be able to view all presentations and post questions.

  • Until the thematic day, questions are only visible for the moderator
  • During the thematic day, the moderators will make use of these questions to interact with the keynote and the oral presenters. Questions to the poster presentations will be addressed in the concluding discussion with the experts.
  • After the thematic day, the VISTA conference platform remains open for all participants, allowing continuing posting questions visible to all. Presenters are free to continue to react to questions, individually or publicly through the platform. After the thematic day, moderators do not intervene anymore in the discussions.
  • The VISTA conference platform remains open for interaction to all participants until 31 January 2022.

Instructions for oral communications

For the prerecorded orals, we have foreseen 20 minutes with a maximum of 30 slides (including the introduction and end slide).

  • Please be sure to include the following elements on your first slide: title, names of all authors, and affiliations of all authors.
  • Please prepare your presentation in PowerPoint.
  • There are no size restrictions, but it is advised to use the standard 16:9 Powerpoint slide size for best results.
  • Deadline for prerecorded oral submission: Friday 8 October 2021, 23:59 CET
  • We expect the presenting author to be present online during the scheduled session to participate in the Q&A. All presenters will be contacted by the Conference Bureau well before the thematic day to run a test-session. In case the presenter cannot be present during the thematic day, (s)he should inform the organization at VISTA2021@kuleuven.be and appoint one of the co-authors for substitution.

Instructions for poster communications

As poster presenter, we kindly ask you to prepare two items: a traditional poster presentation (to be submitted in PDF in landscape to VISTA2021@kuleuven.be) AND a prerecorded poster presentation.

For the prerecorded posters, we have foreseen 3 to 5 minutes with a maximum of 5 slides (including the introduction and end slide).

  • Please be sure to include the following elements on your first slide: title, names of all authors, and affiliations of all authors.
  • There are no size restrictions, but we advise to use the standard 16:9 Powerpoint slide size for best results.
  • Deadline for traditional poster and prerecorded poster submission: Friday 8 October 2021, 23:59 CET
  • All posters and poster presentations will be accessible during the entire conference.