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Oral presentations are now available in section "Post-conference"

June 24-25-26, 2014 - Clermont-Ferrand, France
Main dates
  • 1st september 2013 - Opening of the call for offered communication
  • 4th november 2013 - Deadline for abstract submission for offered Communication
  • 3rd february 2014 - Deadline for the authors to send the offered papers
  • 14th april 2014 - Deadline for the authors to send the final version of offered papers
  • 24-26 june 2014 - Meeting in Clermont-Ferrand
  • Information on registration (fees, accomodation...) will be regularly updated on the meeting website since February, 2014

Presentation Guidelines

Instructions for Oral Presentations

All the lecture rooms will be equipped with laptops suitable for projection of PowerPoint graphics. Only compatible files with Microsoft windows will be accepted.

How to submit your presentation

Please use the following template file

Please bring your presentations on a USB memory stick in MS-Power Point. If your presentation has been scheduled for a morning session, please come to the organisers on the day before. If your presentation has been scheduled for an afternoon session, please come on the morning before or earlier.

In order to avoid any problems with your presentation, please make sure it fulfils the necessary requirements, and read carefully the instructions below:

PowerPoint Instructions

■ Please use only the following versions of Power Point: PP 97-2003 95 (*.ppt) or 2007, 2010 (.pptx) to guarantee that your presentation will be opened successfully on an on-site PC. 
 ■ We recommend you save your PowerPoint presentation using PPT or PPTX format rather than PPS or PPSX.

■Power Point presentations with macros (.pptm, .ppsm) will NOT be accepted.


■ Images inserted into PowerPoint are embedded into the presentations. Images that are created at a dpi setting higher than 200 dpi are not necessary and will only increase the file size of your presentation.


■ Only fonts that are included in the basic installation of MS-Windows will be available (English version of Windows). Use of other fonts not included in Windows can cause wrong layout / style of your presentation. Suggested fonts: Arial, Calibri, Tahoma 

■ Avoid small font size: Font size 20 or 24 is usually a minimum size for the text, but the size can preferably be larger, both in text and headings

Other information

■ All speakers are requested to respect the time of their presentation: 20 minutes for invited key-note and 9 minutes for offered oral communications.

Instructions for Poster Presentations

Poster mounting and Poster session

Posters should be mounted not later the Tuesday 24 June at the morning coffee break. Presenting authors are expected to stand around their poster during the coffee breaks and after lunch time. We recommend that you mount your poster immediately after registering to the meeting. Congress staff will be available to assist you during the time of poster mounting.

The poster boards will be numbered by the organizers.

The number of your poster can be found in the final programme.

Poster size and preparation

Recommended size of the poster is A0 (i.e. 120 cm height x 80 cm width).

If you prepare your poster as a single sheet, we invite you to use this powerpoint file:

  • The poster content is often presented in sections under headings such as Objectives, Introduction, Methods, Results and Conclusions, but you might also use more informal headings, e.g. short statements or questions. The content can be arranged in columns or rows, or in some other structure, e.g. circular.
  • Each section of the poster should contain just a few important messages, written in a few words. Bullet points are easier to read and to understand than long paragraphs of text. Remember that the most important messages of the poster, e.g. the conclusions, should be placed where you think the audience will notice them best. They might also be highlighted.
  • The poster title should be placed at the top of the poster, and be the same title as in the meeting program. The title should be followed by the author names and addresses. A small photo of the poster presenter near the name(s) might help the audience know who to approach for questions and discussion.
  • Text size must be large so that the poster can be read from a distance. The title should be 2.5 cm high, text about 1 cm high.
  • Photocopy enlargements should be avoided as they produce poor quality
  • Tables and figures should be easy to read and to understand. A written take-home message next to the table or figure might help.
  • Illustrations such as photographs are useful to enhance a poster, but remember that there should be a balance between text and illustrations.

Poster dismounting

Posters should be posted during the whole meeting and removed from the poster board on Thursday 26 afternoon, at the end of the congress.

Poster awards

You’ll have the possibility to vote for the best poster in each session. A small prize will be offered to the winners during the closing session.

To contact the organisation commettee during symposium:
Registration fee includes:
  • lunches (June 24, 25 and 26th),
  • gala dinner (June 25th)
  • coffee and tea breaks
  • Abstract book
  • Congress-mid tours
  • A bus of the city center to join the place of meeting every day

A bus transfer will be organized from Clermont centre to VetagroSup where the congress will be held.
The bus stop (departure) is located near the advised hotels .



Download   practical_informations_VetAgroSup.pdf

If you have already submitted an abstract and have an account, click on Login to speed up your registration.

The registration fees include the participation to the scientific sessions, meeting proceedings in ‘Options Méditerranéennes’, mid-congress tour on Wednesday 25th June, coffee breaks and meals (lunches of 24th, 25th and 26th June, social diners on 24th and 25th June).

 The accommodation is not included in the registration fees and will be paid by participants directly to the hotels.

You can obtain Information concerning accomodation by going to the " Bureau des Congrès de Clermont-Ferrand " web site.

The month of June is already a busy tourist month so make your hotel reservation as soon as you have registered for the symposium!

Before beginning registration, please read the following :

When selecting payment method, please select Bank transfer or credit card. Order form can only be used by INRA staff.

All prices indicated are per person, all taxes included.  

For any question please contact the JMFAO2014 by email

(*) Student: joint a proof of student statut by mail to

Important : Do not use the "back" arrow of your navigator.


Hotels close to the tramway line have been pre-booked by the organizing committee. All hotel reservations will be managed by the Tourism and Congres Office of Clermont-Ferrand .
 To confirm your reservation, you will be required to make a  one-night deposit with a credit card online.

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Written by: jmfao col
Date of creation: 29 January 2013
Date of last update: 12 February 2014