Abstract Submission

Abstract Submission is closed


Please use the information below to guide the construction of your oral presentation:

  1. Oral presentations will be strictly limited to 10 minutes total. Please plan on 8-minute talk, followed by no more than a 2-minute question-and-answer period with audience members. The session chair will conclude your talk at exactly 10 minutes, regardless of where you are in the presentation.

  2. Please meet with the session coordinator before your scheduled presentation to have your presentation uploaded onto a shared computer.

  3. The presentation must be sent to us at abstract2019@tobaccocontrolindia.org a week in advance of the Conference (1st February 2019 latest). Write Abstract Title' in subject line. We encourage you to send in your presentation before the deadline to avoid last minute glitches.

  4. To be sure, we recommend you to bring along a copy of your presentation on a second medium [USB Flash] to the conference venue.

  5. Equipment provided will include a multimedia projector and a computer. The presenters need not bring their own laptops as the presentation will be set up in advance.

  6. Avoid overcrowding figures and cramming too many numbers into tables. Legends and titles should accompany all figures, tables, photographs, etc. in order to allow their immediate identification.


A. About E-poster Presentations:

  • Electronic Posters or E-Posters are similar to traditional paper posters but displayed on-site on multiple large LCD television screens.

  • These posters do not require printing or production of materials – as your work will be available for viewing electronically. 

  • The author of the E-Poster presence is compulsory during the scheduled presentation time.

  • E-Poster screens can be found in the E-Poster area at the conference venue.

B. Instructions on the Preparation of E-Posters 

You are required to send e-posters to abstract2019@tobaccocontrolindia.org as a 1-slide power point presentation before 20th January 2019. Write 'Abstract Title (E-poster)' in the subject line. 

C. General Guidelines for E-posters

  • The text, illustrations, etc. should be bold enough to be read from a distance of two meters (six feet)
  • Each chart or table should have a label or explanation.
  • The heading should be in a constant format.
  • Hand-outs are recommended to be available for people interested in the topic.

D. During E-Poster Sessions

  • Presenters should be present at the E-Poster screen 10 minutes before the start of the E-Poster Discussion Session. 

Each presenter has been allocated 6 minutes time for discussion which includes 3 minutes of presentation and 2 minutes of question and answer session.

In case your queries about the submission of your presentation have not been addressed in this document, feel free to write to us at abstract2019@tobaccocontrolindia.org .