Competitive Video Presentation Guidelines

Speaker Support Centre Hours
The Speaker Prep Room (SPR) is located in Meeting Rooms 1.71-1.74 on the first floor.  The Speaker Prep Room will be open during the hours below, with technicians available to assist you. 

Tuesday 14 May 2024  
Wednesday 15 May 2024 
Thursday 16 May 2024
Friday 17 May 2024
Saturday 18 May 2024
15:00 – 18:00hrs
06:30 – 19:30hrs

All Competitive Video abstract presenters are required to be in Cape Town to give their presentation in person.

Competitive Video abstract presenters are not required to submit their video again.  The original video they uploaded when submitting the abstract will be available at the scheduled presentation time with the Congress Programme.  Your video is 8 minutes long with a further 2 minutes available at the end of your video for discussion/Q&A.

Competitive video abstract presenters, please note that it was a condition of submission that all accepted presenting authors must register for the congress.  Please ensure the presenter has completed their registration.


-   Upon arrival at the Congress venue, please check in at the Registration Desk and collect your name badge.
-   It is essential that Competitive Video Presenters report to the Speaker Prep Room (Room 1.71-1.74) at least two
    hours prior to your scheduled presentation to ensure that the video will display correctly.  Please bring a copy of your
    video as a back-up on a flash drive.
-   Please bring all appropriate adaptors along (MACS: Thunderbolt to VGA converter or mini display port).
-   As the session will be streamed live, rigorous time keeping will be enforced.


-   Each session room equipped with a projector and screen, you will be able to control your presentation from the
-   Please arrive at your session 15 minutes prior to the published start time and identify yourself to the host or the
    session chair/moderator.
-   To keep to our tight schedule please keep to the timings in the programme, which includes time for
-   During your presentation you should select your vocabulary to address as wide an audience as possible and not use
    unfamiliar abbreviations or expressions.
-   Please note that the official congress language is English and all presentations should be given in English.


Please be aware that the information and materials displayed and/or presented at all session of this congress are the property of IHPBA 2024 and/or the presenter and cannot be photographed, copied, photocopied, transformed to electronic format, reproduced or distributed without the written permission of IHPBA 2024 and/or the presenter.

IHPBA 2024 reserves the one-time copyright for publication of materials provided for inclusion in the proceedings for the congress, which includes audio visual recordings containing presentation materials such as PowerPoint slides.  Presenters are encouraged to include copyright notices as appropriate on all materials submitted and presented at IHPBA 2024.

Presenters should ensure that their contributions contain no matter that is defamatory or is otherwise unlawful or invades individual privacy or infringes on any proprietary rights or statutory copyright.  The presenter agrees that they have received any third party permissions for materials submitted and presented.  IHPBA 2024 and its agents and representatives take no responsibility should the matter presented or provided for publication be determined to defame, libel or slander and individual or organisation, violate the confidentiality of any individual or organisation, or infringe on another’s copyright.

In the event that attendees record and/or stream audio and video, IHPBA 2024 and its agents are not responsible for such capture or for any subsequent us or post of such capture.

For further assistance, please contact: