Types of Presentation

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Oral Sessions

The presentation/Q&A times for oral sessions are listed below:

  • Oral session is to be held in “Kwoh-Ting Optics and Photonics Building (IL-104)”. The presentation time will be 25 minutes for invited papers (including 5 minutes discussion) and 15 minutes for regular papers (including 3 minutes discussion).
  • On-site presenter: Please arrive at the meeting room 10 minutes earlier prior to the starting time of the session and reconfirm the files.  In each session, a computer equipped with USB ports will be prepared.  The presenter is suggested to load the presentation file onto the session room computer before the beginning of the session.  In general, it is not suggested to connect your own computer to the projector in the session room.  Acceptable file formats for oral presentations: Microsoft PowerPoint, Acrobat PDF
  • WebEx meeting link will be sent to presenter by ODF account email by 26 May.  Please click the WebEx link and join the meeting.  Speaker might be asked to enter an event password in the meeting invitation email.  Be sure that your audio and video is turned on.  To share a file, such as a Microsoft PowerPoint presentation, please click the “Share content” button in the WebEx control panel and select “Share File”. Once you start screen sharing, your video will move to the upper right-hand corner and may potentially cover text or images.  Please adjust the presentation accordingly.
  • Pre-recorded video presentation (international only): Uploaded link will be sent to you by ODF account email by 15 March.  Be sure to record and upload your presentation by 23 May. Video length is limited to 25 minutes for invited presentation and 15 minutes maximum for contributed presentation if speaker can’t participate online.  On the other hand, if the speaker can participate online, please limit video length to 20 minutes for invited presentation and 12 minutes maximum for contributed presentation. Program committee strongly recommend the speaker to participate online and interact with the participant even the pre-recorded presentation is opted. (Allowed file formats: mp4 / wmv / avi / pptx / ppsx, file size < 200 MB).

Poster Sessions

Poster sessions are scheduled for selected papers that may be better presented with greater visual details, allowing attendees who share interests similar to yours to study and restudy the information and having discussions one-on-one.

  • For poster sessions, ODF’20 in 2021 provides each presenter a bulletin board where he/she can mount a summary of the paper and provide flyers of the research, if any. Note that authors must be around their bulletin board during the poster sessions to present their research and answer questions.  Poster boards will be around 1.8 m high and 0.90 m wide double sided boards, on which A0 portrait (841 x 1189 mm) can be placed. Poster should have minimum font size for text of 18 pt. Text and graphics should be readable from at least one meter.
  • Please provide a one-page poster PDF by 23 May (PDF size < 3MB).  Uploaded link will be sent to you by e-mail.
  • All presenter can also participate in real-time and asynchronous discussion with attendees via E-poster (Online poster system).  Each poster will have a dedicated page that will include a video (for off-site presenter) and a poster PDF, as well as an embedded chat window displaying the chat dialog with which to engage directly with an audience.
  • For off-site presentation (international only), please submit a recorded presentation by 23 May (please upload the pre-recorded 5 minutes’ poster presentation video. Allowed file formats: mp4 / wmv / avi / pptx / ppsx, size < 200 MB) and join the E-poster system from the ODF' 20 in 2021 website 10 minutes before each poster session.
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Important Dates

Paper Submission Open
Aug. 31, 2020

Paper Submission Deadline
Dec. 18, 2020

Jan. 15, 2021
Jan. 18, 2021 08:59 Taipei (GMT+08:00)

Postdeadline Submissions Open
Jan. 18th, 2021 10:00 Taipei (GMT+08:00)

Postdeadline Submissions Deadline
Apr. 6th, 2021 23:59 Taipei (GMT+08:00)

Decision Notification
Mar. 15, 2021

Registration Open
Jan. 04, 2021

June 01 - 03, 2021