6th Conference of Transportation Research Group of India
(CTRG-2021)
14-17 December 2021
Tiruchirappalli (Trichy), Tamil Nadu, India

Guidelines for technical paper oral/poster presentation

Guidelines for technical paper oral presentation at CTRG 2021

 

  • Each author for technical paper will be given 12 minutes for the presentation followed by 3 minutes for questions and answers. Prepare the presentation to fit the time frame and practice beforehand so that you do not run out of time.
  • All of the CTRG session rooms will be equipped with a LCD projector, screen, laptop computer and microphones.
  • The slides should not be complex or over-crowded. For 12 minutes presentation, 12-15 slides may be adequate.
  • Use standard fonts (such as New Times Roman, Arial, etc.) for preparing your presentation with suitable font size, colour and contrast to make it readable from back of the room.
  • Keep your presentation file name as your full paper id used in easychair (paperID.pptx, like 444.pptx).
  • To avoid any inconvenience, please reach to the respective venue at least 15 minutes before the start of the technical session to upload your presentation. Carry your presentation in a “USB Flash Drive” (not in CD/DVD) in .ppt and .pptx both. Volunteers will be available to provide the necessary help in uploading your presentation. 

 

 

Guidelines for technical paper poster presentation at CTRG 2021

 

  • Each presenter will be assigned a board (with the paper ID mentioned at the top) to place a poster of A0 size (1189*841mm) (46.8*33.1inches).
  • Top portion of poster should contain the heading ‘6th Conference of TRG’ with font size of 80pt. Next lines in top portion should contain title of the paper with font size 86pt and bold, authors’ names with font size not smaller than 60pt bold and their affiliations with font size not smaller than 40pt bold.  It is desirable to keep all fonts as Arial or Times New Roman.  
  • All main headings must not be smaller than 48pt bold. Font sizes in sub-headings must not be smaller than 40pt bold. Font sizes in main text must be no smaller than 30pt. Font size in figure and table titles should be no smaller than 32pt.
  • All letters must be easily readable from a distance of 1.5m.
  • Keep your statements concise and legible in your poster. You may use about 20% text, 40% graphics and 40% white space on your poster for an effective presentation.
  • You should print your poster in advance and bring to the venue. On-site printing service is NOT available. Please remember that the posters will be displayed in a public space. Thus, you are responsible for the security of your belongings.
  • Posters can be fixed using double-sided tape/ board pins. We will provide tapes/ pins for mounting. You will be responsible for promptly removing all material at the end of the session, otherwise those will be trashed; please leave your area in good condition for the next presenter.

 

 

Guidelines for online oral presentation at CTRG 2021

(option available only for those who registered as international delegate/student)

 

In order to avoid technical trouble and for the smooth functioning of the conference, all international delegate/student presenters are requested to prepare a presentation video, following the below guidelines:

  • The presentation video should be sent by 10th December 2021 to ctrg2021nitt@gmail.com and ctrg2021@gmail.com.

 

  • The video should be in MP4 format.

 

  • During the conference, the uploaded video will be played, followed by real-time Q&A. At least one author should be present online throughout the video and at the end to take any questions.

 

  • Include the paper ID, presentation session and presenter details in the email, while sending the video.

 

  • The length of the presentation video can be 10 -12 minutes.

 

  • The slides should not be complex or over-crowded. For 12 minutes presentation, 12-15 slides may be adequate.

 

  • Use standard fonts (such as New Times Roman, Arial, etc.) for preparing your presentation with suitable font size, colour and contrast to make it readable from back of the room.

 

  • Those papers that fail to submit the video on time would not be included in the session.