Instructions for Authors

Download the WVPAC 2023 poster template
Download the WVPAC 2023 oral communication ppt template


List of scheduled oral communications

List of posters



WVPA World Congress shall ensure that no discrimination occurs or offence caused in relation gender, sexual orientation, age, culture on ethnicity while preparing your presentation.
It is recommended not to endorse commercial brands/products/services; Company logo may be placed on the lead slide as long as it does not dominate the slide.

Oral presentations are always accompanied by a PowerPoint presentations.

The speakers are entirely responsible for the presentation content (order, graphics etc…).
All presentations and questions must be delivered in English, as English is the official language of the Congress.

In preparing your oral presentation please remember to:
Include clear objectives
Have a legitimate study design to investigate the stated objectives
Discuss valid, substantiated conclusions
Use clear and comprehensible language
Create relevant graphs, photos, tables using standard software

All presentations should meet commonly compatible format, preferably using PowerPoint version 2010 or higher in 16:9 aspect ratio.
Supported file types:
Presentation: PPT, PPTX
Video: AVI, MPG, MKV, MOV, MP4, WMV. Audio: WMA, MP3, WAV
Pictures: JPG, GIF, BMP, TIF
When saving the final presentation to a USB stick, all video files - if any - and all links to these multimedia files must be saved on the device with the presentation.
NOTE: There is no system for editing the slide in our session rooms.
Please note that you are not requested to prepare a poster in addition, your abstract will be presented as oral communication only.

Presentations must be handed over to the personnel in the Slide Center, with a USB stick, as far in advance as possible and THREE hours BEFORE the start of entire session, starting from Monday, 4th September from 1.00 p.m.
The presentation for an early morning session should be handed over the evening before.
Authors must present themselves to the Chairpersons of their session at least 10 minutes before their session starts in order to acquaint themselves with the equipment in the meeting room.

Please note it is not possible to use your own laptop.

Time reserved for scientific presentations:
12 minutes presentation + 3 minutes discussion

Authors are kindly requested to respect the indicate timings.



In preparing your poster please use the following guidelines:

• Size: 70cm x 100cm - in portrait orientation. The organizer will provide suitable fixing material.
Printed on common paper or cardboard – no tissue or any other textures
• Written in English
• If figures are included, these should be clearly labelled and legible

Posters will remain displayed within the whole Congress and should be dismantled after the Closing Ceremony. Each poster board will be assigned to a specific number. Authors are kindly asked to make sure to display their poster on the proper board checking the assigned number to their poster presentation (e. g. S1-P1, S1-P2, S1-P3 etc…).
Your poster number can be found by checking the Final Programme, that will include the list of Posters.
Scientific Committee strongly recommend authors to attend next to their work during the poster sessions and breaks. Printing and transport of the poster is at author’s charge and care.
No onsite print service will be possible.

Poster area will be accessible from starting from Monday, 4th September from 1.00 p.m.; we kindly ask to withdraw badge and congress material before you start your set up.