Inflammatory Bowel Diseases

18th Congress of ECCO, March 1-4, 2023, Copenhagen, Denmark

Guidelines for presentations

ORAL PRESENTATIONS

Guidelines for Oral Presentations

 

ECCO invites the authors of the top 40 abstracts to present their studies as Oral Presentations (OP) as part of the Scientific Programme at the 18th Congress of ECCO. The European Crohn’s and Colitis Organisation values your careful attention to the presentation guidelines below.

Note: Oral Presentations will not be displayed as Posters.

 

Preparing Your Presentation 

Immediately inform the ECCO Office of any changes in title, presenting author or mailing address!

General Format

  • Title
  • Background
  • Methods
  • Results
  • Conclusion

Compose a PowerPoint presentation that covers the background, method, result and conclusion of your abstract. Keep data on every slide simple.

 

Conflict of Interest

A slide with your CoI will be automatically created and displayed onsite for a few seconds before your presentation. Please update your CoIs accordingly in your profile in the ECCO Portal, in the “General Information” section.

Onsite changes to CoIs can be carried out in the Speaker’s Centre.

 

Time Frame

ECCO allots 10 minutes for every Oral Presentation. However, authors should limit their presentations to 7 minutes, to allow 3 minutes for questions from the audience and chairpersons. Abide by the general principle of 1 slide/minute. Should your presentation exceed the allotted time, chairpersons of the Scientific Programme are granted the liberty to interrupt and discontinue your presentation.

 

PowerPoint Template

The ECCO Office strongly encourages the use of the ECCO PowerPoint presentation template for all Oral Presentations. Do not alter the slide size of the template (Standard 16:9 format) - only this format can be correctly displayed in the session rooms.

 

Content
Sources of presented data, especially sources from industry, must be specified at all times. Follow standard scientific principles on all slides, including industry-provided slides (i.e. protect patient confidentiality, cite all references, etc.). Industry logos and the advertising of products on slides are strictly prohibited.

 

Consider contrast when adding radiographs to your presentation because dark slides are difficult to view. Consider readability in the composition of your presentation (e.g. observe colour contrast on data slides, avoid the use of red font on a dark background).

 

Language

All presentations must be in English. Discuss only the major points of your work that support the conclusions of your abstract. Keep details brief and apportion your ideas appropriately.

 

Live transmission

Please note that the ECCO'23 Scientific Programme will be transmitted live.

 

Speakers’ Centre

Upload your Oral Presentation to the congress venue server by visiting the Speakers’ Centre onsite. No private computers may be used in the Plenary Hall. Should you choose to bring your PowerPoint presentation saved on a USB drive, please make sure that it holds all presentation elements (e.g. embedded video files, extra fonts, and special graphs/images).

 

Once uploaded, speakers can preview their presentations. Your presentation will be automatically transmitted from the Speakers’ Centre to the Plenary Hall at the time of your presentation. The Speakers’ Centre is staffed by specially trained personnel who will gladly address any questions or concerns onsite.

 

Kindly upload your presentation to the Speakers’ Centre at least 3 hours before your presentation in the Scientific Programme.

 

Onsite Schedule                                      

Prepare ample time between your arrival and the time of presentation. The Scientific Programme follows a strict schedule, leaving little to no room for delay. Plan your arrival to the Plenary Hall at the very latest 10 minutes prior to start of the session in which you speak, remembering that your presentation must be uploaded at the Speakers’ Center 3 hours prior. Introduce yourself to the session chairpersons and strictly observe their instructions as they may reiterate adherence to the time allotted for your talk.

 

Please do not hesitate to direct any questions or concerns to the ECCO Office at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

the ecco office wishes to express its gratitude to all authors for presenting their work at ECCO’23!

DIGITAL ORAL PRESENTATIONS

Guidelines for Digital Oral Presentations

Abstracts have been selected from the ranking by taking 90 abstracts after those 40 selected for Oral Presentation in the Scientific Programme.

Every year, ECCO invites the authors of these 90 abstracts to present their studies as Digital Oral Presentations (DOP). DOPs are 5 minute oral presentations held on either Thursday, March 2, 2023 at 17:30-18:30 or Friday, March 3, 2023 at 17:25-18:25. The European Crohn’s and Colitis Organisation values your careful attention to the presentation guidelines below.

 

Note: Digital oral presentations will not be displayed as posters.

Preparing Your Presentation 

Immediately inform the ECCO Office of any changes in title, presenting author or mailing address!

General Format

Summarize your study in no more than 6 slides and keep each slide simple:

  • Title
  • Background
  • Methods
  • Results
  • Conclusion

 

DOP Session Format

5 DOP Sessions run parallel on the dates listed above. Each session is categorised thematically. One session holds 9 individual Digital Oral Presentations and the scheduling is strict. Allotted time slots cannot be extended.

 

Conflict of Interest

A slide with your CoI will be automatically created and displayed onsite for a few seconds before your presentation. Please update your CoIs accordingly in your profile in the ECCO Portal, in the “General Information” section.

Onsite changes to CoIs can be carried out in the Speaker’s Centre.

 

Time Frame

Your presentation is limited to 5 minutes, followed by 1-2 minutes for questions from the session’s chairpersons and the audience. Should your presentation exceed the allotted time, DOP chairpersons are granted the liberty to interrupt and discontinue your presentation.

 

PowerPoint Template
The ECCO Office strongly encourages the use of the ECCO PowerPoint presentation template for all Digital Oral Presentations. Do not alter the slide size of the template (Standard 16:9 format) - only this format can be correctly displayed in the session rooms.

Content
Sources of presented data, especially sources from industry, must be specified at all times. Follow standard scientific principles on all slides, including industry-provided slides (i.e. protect patient confidentiality, cite all references, etc.). Industry logos and the advertising of products on slides are strictly prohibited.

 

Consider contrast when adding radiographs to your presentation because dark slides are difficult to view. Consider readability in the composition of your presentation (e.g. observe colour contrast on data slides, avoid the use of red font on a dark background).


Language

All presentations must be held in English. Discuss only the major points of your work that support the conclusions of your abstract. Keep details brief and apportion your ideas appropriately.

 

Live transmission

Please note that the DOP Sessions will be transmitted live.

 

Speakers’ Centre             

 

All DOP presentations must be uploaded to the congress venue server at the Speakers’ Centre onsite (no private computers may be used in the DOP Session rooms). Should you choose to bring your PowerPoint presentation saved on a USB drive, please make sure that it holds all presentation elements (e.g. embedded video files, extra fonts, and special graphs/images).

 

Once uploaded, speakers can preview their presentations. Your presentation will then be automatically transmitted from the Speakers’ Centre to the session room at the time of your presentation. The Speakers’ Centre is staffed by specially trained personnel who will gladly address any questions or concerns onsite.

 

Kindly upload your presentation to the Speakers’ Centre at least 3 hours before beginning of the DOP Session.

 

Onsite Schedule                                      

 

Prepare ample time between your arrival and the time of presentation. Because one speaker may have multiple presentations in parallel sessions, the DOP programme observes a strict schedule, leaving no room for delay. Plan your arrival to the lecture hall 10 minutes prior to the start of the DOP Session, remembering that your presentation must be uploaded at the Speakers’ Centre 3 hours prior. Introduce yourself to the DOP Session chairpersons and strictly observe their instructions as they may reiterate adherence to the time allotted for your talk.

Please do not hesitate to direct any questions or concerns to the ECCO Office at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

the ecco office wishes to express its gratitude to all authors for presenting their work at ECCO’23!

 

POSTER PRESENTATIONS

Guidelines Poster Presentations

Authors of poster presentations are

  • asked to mount their hard copy posters in the poster exhibition area in the congress venue, available for viewing throughout the Congress.
  • additionally invited to upload their e-posters as pdf files, which will be available on the Virtual Congress Platform until June 4, 2023.

The European Crohn’s and Colitis Organisation values your careful attention to the presentation guidelines below.

 

Preparing Your Presentation 

Immediately inform the ECCO Office of any changes in title, presenting author or mailing address!

Clarity Keep all elements of your poster (incl. pictures, tables, graphics, etc.) simple.

Simplicity Your poster should not require extensive clarification, but rather be self-explanatory.

Language All posters must be in English.

Structure Organise your poster as follows: background, methods, results, and conclusions.

Conflict of interest Include all potential Conflict of interest for all authors (mandatory). If there is no Conflict of interest, please use the statement “The authors have no potential conflict of interest to disclose”.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Poster Format

  • Hard copy poster:

Maximum height: 140 cm/55.12 inches              Maximum width: 90 cm/35.43 inches

Please respect these dimensions as maximum values.

Poster format should be in portrait style. Posters in landscape style cannot be mounted and will not be accepted.

Font size:                         Heading (including poster ID, abstract title, and authors): Min. 72 pt. font

Text body: Min. 46 pt. font

Keep in mind that visitors have to be able to read the poster from a distance of up to 1.5 metres.

Kindly note that ECCO does not provide printing services for hard copy poster presentations onsite.

In case you would like to use the ECCO Logo in your poster, please be aware that you may only use the one provided with this link.

 

  • E-Poster:

The e-Poster should consist of 1 page only with a max. file size of 3MB.

Upload your e-Poster in portrait style. E-Posters in landscape style cannot be displayed and will not be accepted.

 

Mounting Your Hard copy poster    

Please mount your hard copy poster in the poster exhibition area within the following times:

 

Wednesday, March 1, 2023 from 17:00-19:00

Thursday, March 2, 2023 from 07:30 to 10:00


Sign up at the poster help desk onsite and we will assist you in locating your poster wall. Only use the mounting material provided by ECCO staff; it is strictly prohibited to use tape other than that provided by ECCO. Kindly note that once mounted, your poster will stay mounted for the duration of the Congress.

 

Upload Your e-Poster

Please upload your e-Poster via the ECCO Portal until

 

Friday, February 24, 2023 23:59 CET

 

The upload link and further instructions will be distributed in due course.

 

Poster Exhibition Hours           

Delegates of the ECCO Congress are invited to survey through all poster presentations at our poster exhibition during the following hours.

Thursday, March 2, 2023

10:30 to 18:00

Friday, March 3, 2023

08:00 to 18:00

Saturday, March 4, 2023

08:00 to 13:00

 

Guided Poster Session

The guided poster session for the 18th Congress of ECCO will take place on

 

Friday, March 3, 2023, 12:30-13:30

 

During this time, presenting authors have the privilege presenting their accepted abstract. Delegates have the unique opportunity to examine the abstract and present their questions in person as they follow a guided tour through selected posters.

 

E-Poster Interaction

Additionally, delegates are invited to examine the e-Posters online and present their questions via a contact form directly to the presenting author. Further information will be provided during the e-Poster upload.

 

Removing Your Poster                                     

Posters may only be removed on Saturday, March 4, 2023 from 13:00 until 14:00. Posters still mounted on poster boards after this time will be destroyed.

 

Please do not hesitate to direct any questions or concerns to the ECCO Office at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

the ecco office wishes to express its gratitude to all authors for presenting their work at ECCO’23!

 

Claims: ECCO and its staff are not responsible for packing, removing or shipping your poster. Neither ECCO nor the congress venue are responsible for the loss of or damage to your poster. Neither ECCO nor the congress venue can be held liable for injuries to persons or damage to property owned by the poster presenter. ECCO and the congress venue are free from all liabilities which may arise from the poster presenter’s