International Bioethics Retreat: Presentations

Pre-recorded Presentations Consist of Stylistic and Technical Instructions 

Timeline:  Abstracts for presentations and posters should be submitted to Thomasine Kushner, (email: before November 15. Once Abstracts are approved authors should proceed to follow the Stylistic and Technical instructions below:


Stylistic Instructions

Author Information: At the top of your presentation, please give the following information: Title of Presentation, Your name, Institutional Affiliation, Address, Country, Email (optional)

Titles: Make titles short to summarize the message of your research.

Fonts: Use as large a font as possible and make sure fonts are embedded in your Presentation.

Colors: Use just one or two in a plain colored background for maximum impact.

Typeface: Use a bolder, larger typeface for the main titles and headings. It can be effective to use a different typeface for headings and subheadings. To emphasize body text, use a bold or italic font.

Capital Letters: Avoid capital letters except at the beginning of sentences and proper nouns.

Underlining: Resist underlining anything

Bullet Points: Be judicious in the use of bullet points, perhaps reserving them for the conclusion.

Conclusion: Place the conclusion in a prominent place. References: Do not use references unless necessary.


Technical Instructions

Presentations should be created using PowerPoint 2007 or later (.pptx file). Based on the type of file, the export will differ (see below).

Presentations: may consist of several slides and will be narrated over audio and exported in MP4. Narration for Presentations should not exceed 15 minutes and 200 MB.

VOICE OVER INSTRUCTIONS: Please see this link: 10-and-mac/

Please submit the finalized presentation or poster using the following link:

Submission due date: November 30th 2020.

For technical issues, please contact Gil Palchik, PhD (