Here is some information to help you plan your presentations at CSV2020. 



Please check the program to confirm your session and presentation time. Remember that oral presentations come in the following formats: 

State-of-the-art lecture: 20 min presentation + 10 min for Q & A

Trainee Talk: 12 min presentation + 3 min for Q & A

A PC will be available for projection of PowerPoint presentations. Overhead projectors and slide projectors will not be available. Presenters must report to Alexander Hall room 200 at least 30 minutes prior to the start of the session with your PowerPoint presentation saved on a USB flash drive. Speakers should preview presentations before arrival. After loading your presentation, you will have another opportunity to preview your presentation.

Any questions regarding audiovisual arrangements may be directed to or



Poster session 1: Wed., June 3rd, 19:00-21:00 (set up: 15:00-19:00; take down Thurs by 17:00)

Poster session 2: Thursday, June 4th, 19:00-21:00 (set up: 17:00-19:00; take down Friday by 17:00)

Oral presenters will be given the option to present a poster as well. Please contact or if you would like to take advantage of this extra opportunity to share your work. To prepare your poster, please use the following (fairly standard) maximum dimensions:

36” wide x 48’’ tall maximum. If you exceed these dimensions, you will not fit on the poster boards provided (note that there will be 2 posters per board).



University of Guelph is providing poster printing services through the College of Biological Science (Summerlee Science Complex Room 2309).

Price - $33.90 (tax included) to print 36 inches wide x 48 inches long posters on regular bond paper.  Payments can be made using cash, debit or credit card (except AMEX cards).

Posters must be emailed as a PowerPoint file (preferably) or a PDF file to Ian Smith ( by Wednesday, May 27th, to guarantee they will be ready for June 3rd.  Email subject line should read: CSV2020 poster.

Posters will be ready for pick up by Tuesday, June 3rd in room 2309 in the Summerlee Science Complex.