For Presenting Authors Only

Information on this page is updated regularly. Please ensure you check for updates in the lead-up to the conference.

This page contains important information for presenting authors delivering an oral presentation, or poster presentation. 


Guidelines for Oral Presentation

You will need to submit a full paper by Tuesday 31 March 2020.

Upload Rolls 6 Full paper - Oral Presentation only

Full Paper

The length of the submitted paper should be consistent with the time allocated for oral presentation (20 minutes + 5 minutes for Q&A). For guidance, we anticipate a minimum of 4 pages, up to a maximum of 10 pages per full paper. However, papers containing imagery, graphs and diagrams may contain up to 16 pages.

Key requirements

  • The full paper should be A4;
  • Pages should not be numbered, or contain a header or footer;
  • Each page should have clear margins of 4cm (top), 2.5cm (left and right) and 2.7cm (bottom);
  • Please save files as 'Rolls6FP_Title of your presentation_Author Surname'.

Download the paper template.


Please upload your PowerPoint presentation to the below link by Thursday 30 April 2020.  

We will NOT be accepting presentations on the day via USB, this is due to virus concerns. Therefore you MUST submit your slides before the conference. 

Key requirements

  • All slides must be submitted in 16:9 ratio  / 1280 x 720 resolution (Widescreen);
  • Rolls 6 supports MS PowerPoint, Prezi and Adobe PDF only. Please ensure your presentation is in one of these formats;
  • If you are planning to use any video or audio in your presentation, please submit the original clips in a folder alongside your presentation to enable the video to play. 
  • You are encouraged to use the Rolls 6 PowerPoint template. If you would prefer to use your institution or company branded template, please use the conference title slide at minimum for consistency. If you need any assistance transferring slides to a new template please email ;
  • Please submit your slides with the saved file name 'Rolls6PP_Title of your presentation_Author surname'.

Rolls 6 2020 PowerPoint Template (16:9 Ratio)

Unless specified otherwise, all presentations will be converted to PDF and uploaded to the Rolls 6 mobile app and shared with delegates post-event. 

Upload Rolls 6 PowerPoint Presentation - Oral Presenters Only


Guidelines for Poster Presentation

You will need to provide an A1 printed poster for the conference in portrait mode, you are also required to submit an A3 digital copy of your poster by Thursday 30 April 2020.

There are no design guidelines for the poster. This video offers helpful advice to help you prepare your poster.

Velcro will be available for you to display your poster on the presentation boards, but you may wish to bring your own fastening

Upload Rolls 6 A3 Digital Poster - Poster Presenters Only

Presentation pitches

All poster presenters are invited to give a 60 second pitch of their poster. 

The purpose of the poster pitch presentation is to give you a fun and engaging way to introduce your work. Please see below for some pointers on this format:

  • Your pitch (oral) presentation should take no longer than 60 seconds and be presented along with one PowerPoint slide (sized 16:9 without animation)
  • We will adhere to the 60 second time limit and will have arranged for your slide to end after this time.

When you are going through the registration process you will be asked If you would like the opportunity to pitch your poster, if you do, you will then need to prepare and submit one PowerPoint slide to accompany your poster by Thursday 30 April 2020

Please submit your slides with the saved file name: 'Rolls6PP_Title of your presentation_Author'.

Please view the PowerPoint guidelines and template above for reference.

Upload Rolls 6 PowerPoint Pitch Slide- Poster Presenters Only

If you have any issues submitting documents, or have any questions please contact