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NOTES FOR SPEAKERS
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SUMMARIES:
Speakers are requested to provide a summary of their paper of not more than 300 words, illustrated where relevant. The summary will be edited and recorded in the Society's archive and may be presented in its Proceedings publication. The summary should be dispatched, preferably by email, to the Secretary, no less than 7 days before the Meeting.

AUDIOVISUAL FACILITIES:

TheSociety now employs the services of a professional A-V team. The technician will be available form 0900 at the commencement of each meeting to receive final versions of PowerPoint presentations. We are no longer able to accept photographic 35mm slides for presentation without prior arrangement with Dr Peter L Jones (peterlloydjones@mac.com and : 07411108858)

POINTERS & SLIDE CHANGERS:
A combined laser pointer/slide changer will be provided for digital presentations. Speakers MUST familiarise themselves with this equipment before the start of the Meeting.

SLIDES:
The organisers can no longer accept 35mm slide presentations. Speakers may NOT use their own slide projectors.

POWERPOINT PRESENTATIONS:
STICKS, DCs and DVDs:
In view of the discrepancies introduced by Microsoft into individual versions of the 'PowerPoint' software, speakers providing their presentations on 'Sticks', CD or DVD disc, should send them to the secretary to arrive not less than 7 days before the meeting. Every effort will be made to ensure that the presentation will be faultless. All material will be returned at the meeting.

BRINGING A LAPTOP:
Those speakers wishing to use their own laptop computers will need to ensure that their machine is fully set up to communicate with a data projector via its digital output socket. The socket must be VGA, S-Video or HDMI compatible. If you don't know what this means, please contact a local specialist. Those using Macintosh Computers must provide a suitable adaptor. Compatibility will need to be confirmed at least one hour before the START of the Meeting. Microsoft operating systems require that the output is properly set up and some require that the computer and projector are switched on in a particular order. This will need to be established before the meeting commences. Please do not rely on being able to establish a wi-fi connection at the meeting venue. Be aware that the pitfalls are many and that failure to comply with the various procedures and Standards will be humiliating.