Oral Presentations

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The 2020 venue has modern audiovisual equipment but there are times when we are unable to connect personal laptops / tablets to the projector. For this reason, you must bring your presentation on a USB drive, or alternatively email your presentation to the EEOM secretary in advance.

Oral presentations are kept to 8 minutes duration. A good rule of thumb is to have about 1 slide per minute. Therefore your presentation shouldn't exceed 10 slides. Graphs/images are a good way to convey information and will keep the attention of the audience.

​Prizes will be awarded for best overall presentation, and best student or foundation doctor presentation, as scored by our judges.

Poster Presentations

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Posters should be printed in A1 size, portrait orientation (594mm x 841mm). One way of doing this is to prepare your poster on Powerpoint. You can save the file as a PDF file and send to a printing company or local university or hospital printers. The cost to print on high quality paper is usually around £15-£25 but may be free if done at your hospital library. We will provide material to hang your poster which should be done during the registration.


​You should try to ensure that the title is clear and that the print is legible when read at 1-2 metres distance. The poster should elaborate on your abstract but be succinct enough to keep the viewer's attention. Images/diagrams are important to avoid large blocks of text.

​A prize will be awarded for the best poster, as scored by our judges