Paper Presentation


1. Observing time allotment

a. At the start of the session, the moderator will read the title of each paper, the name of the author/s, and their corresponding institutional affiliation.

b. You will be given 20 minutes to present your paper. Depending on your team, one or more authors can deliver the presentation within the allotted time.

c. Please note that the time allotment per presenter will be strictly imposed. The moderator will monitor the time and will give you a signal halfway through the presentation and again, two (2) minutes before it ends.

d. You are expected to stop at the end of the time allotted for the presentation, so that the schedule of presentations can proceed as planned.

b. There will be a 10-minute open forum after all the presentations are done.

2. Sending your final corrected abstract

The abstract of each paper will be posted on the website and mobile app of the conference. Hence, the final corrected abstract should be emailed to on or before August 14, 2018.

Please use the following email subject line:
PAPER ABSTRACT_Family Names of Authors_First three words of abstract title (e.g. Re: PAPER ABSTRACT _Lucman and Metila_Maranao mother tongue)

3. Creating your slide presentation

a. Make sure that you create your slides according to the 20-minute time allotment given to you. Generally, 20 slides is a good number for a 20-minute presentation.

b. You are encouraged to present a slide containing your name and the institution you are affiliated with. You may also indicate your current research projects and interests.

c. You may consider presenting a set of objectives or targets to keep your presentation focused. You may also present an outline of your presentation.

d. The following sequence of presentation is suggested:

i. Background
ii. Research Questions
iii. Data
iv. Conclusions and Recommendations

e. Present important points only and do not fill your slides with text. Following the 7 x 7 rule in slide presentations (Present around 7 words in 7 lines) can help you.

f. Use large fonts (around 28 pts or larger) to make sure that the audience will be able to see your texts clearly.

g. Should you use videos or visuals, make sure that all the files for these are copied in a folder and sent for presentation.

h. Please save your file using the following filename format: YOUR SURNAME_PRESENTATION TITLE. Should you have other files to go with your presentation, please use this format as well for naming a folder which contains all your files.

4. Sending your slide presentation

a. Please email your slides, so we can save it on the computer assigned to your presentation venue.

b. Should you wish your slides to be featured as well in the conference proceedings, please fill out and sign the consent form and send a PDF handout version of your file (4 slides per page). Form may be downloaded here:

c. If you agree to feature your slide presentations in the conference proceedings, you will be emailing three files to us:

i. slide presentation for the conference
ii. PDF (handout version, 4 slides per page) of your presentation
iii. Scanned signed permission form for including presentation in the proceedings

d. Please email the file/s to on or before 17 August 2018, Friday. Please use as email subject line: SLIDE PRESENTATIONS of “YOUR NAME.” (e.g. SLIDE PRESENTATIONS of LUCMAN and METILA)

e. Before your presentation at the conference, please go to your assigned presentation venue to check your file on the computer. Please note that only the assigned venue computers will be used for the conference. Presenters will not be allowed to use other laptops or devices.