Information for speakers and chairs

Presenting at #ECTS2023


Pre-Congress Day: Friday 14 April 2023, Main Meeting from Saturday 15 to Tuesday 18 April 2023 

Below you will find all the information for speakers, chairs and oral/poster authors to help preparing your presentation.

Information for Speakers

Please be at your session room at least 15 minutes prior to the start of your session. Please note that your speaking time as indicated in the email correspondences has to be strictly followed. If you are not certain about the assigned speaking time, please contact your session coordinator or Ms. Katharina Straub at the delegate help desk.


Presentation Formats & Technology

Only MS-PowerPoint (*.ppt and *.pptx) presentations in 16:9 format will be accepted. Please do not forget to embed your fonts.


How to submit your presentation on-site


Presentations for Hall 1A, Hall 1B and Room 3AB

These rooms are connected to the media center. Therefore, we kindly ask all speakers presenting in these rooms to deliver and view/check their PowerPoint presentations at the Speakers’ Media Center (located on the 1st Floor, in room 9) at least 2 hours prior to the start of the respective session. For sessions starting at 08:00 a.m., the presentation should be delivered the previous day.

In order to avoid any delays, speakers are kindly requested to hand in their PowerPoint presentations on USB sticks. If you are bringing your own laptop, the presentation will be transferred on-site in the Speakers’ Media Center.

Presentations for all other rooms

We kindly ask all speakers that do not present in Hall 1A, Hal 1B and Room 3 AB to bring their presentations on a USB stick to their respective session room. There will be no central media check for these rooms.


Speaking Times for Oral Presentations

Plenary Oral Presentation:                     7 minutes + 3 minutes discussion

Concurrent Oral Presentations:              7 minutes + 3 minutes discussion

Concurrent Oral Poster Presentations:   3 minutes presentation + 2 minutes discussion

(Please prepare no more than 3-5 slides)

Poster Forum:                                       5 minutes presentation + 5 minutes discussion

NI Seminar:                                           8 minutes presentation + 2 minutes discussion


Information for Poster Presenters On-Site

The poster exhibition is located in the Poster Loft in the exhibition area on the ground floor.
Posters will be on display from Saturday, 15 April (12:00 o’clock) to Monday, 17 April (18:00 o’clock). Posters can be mounted on Saturday, 15 April from 08:00 – 12:00 and removed on Monday, 17 April from 18:00 – 19:00. Presenters are kindly asked to be present at their poster during the morning and afternoon coffee breaks as well as during the lunch break for personal discussion about their results.

If you have sent your poster to PosterSessionOnline for printing, you will be able to pick it up on-site during the exhibition opening hours. The poster helpdesk will be located in the Poster Loft.

Presenters must be present at their poster during the following times:

12:00 – 13:00 on Sunday, 16 April for posters with the following topics:

  • Biomarkers and biochemical testing
  • Bone bioengineer, regeneration and implants
  • Bone biomechanics and quality
  • Bone development/growth and fracture repair
  • Cancer and bone
  • Energy metabolism, fat, diabetes, nutrition
  • Mammalian and non-mammalian models, including preclinical imaging
  • Muscle, physical activity and bone
  • Osteoporosis: evaluation and imaging
  • Osteoporosis: pathophysiology and epidemiology
  • Innovative concepts, new technologies, case reports

12:00 – 13:00 on Monday, 17 April for posters with the following topics:

  • Osteoblasts and bone formation
  • Osteoclasts and bone resorption
  • Osteocytes and mechanobiology
  • Chondrocytes and cartilage
  • Endocrine factors
  • Genetics & epigenetics
  • Inflammation, arthritis and other joint diseases
  • Osteoporosis: treatment
  • Other diseases of bone and mineral metabolism
  • Pediatric bone diseases
  • Rare bone diseases


If you have any questions regarding your poster(s) or presentation(s), please do not hesitate to contact the staff at the delegate help desk.



Information for Chairpersons

Please locate your session room in due time. Please be at your session room at least 15 minutes

prior to the start of the session.

We may remind you that speakers need to strictly observe the time schedule.