Session Chair Guidelines

ATTENTION: Please note that these guidelines are for all session chairs of ICFM 2018 conference.


  • Download SC Guidelines (.pdf file)

  • IMPORTANT INFORMATION
  • Should not all of the speakers be present for your session, we would ask you to proceed directly with the next presenter listed in the program rather than wait and leave a presentation gap.

  • BEFORE THE SESSION
  • On arrival, please register at the registration desk located in the lobby of conference venue. Presentation evaluation sheet will be prepared for you.
    Speakers have been asked to check-in for that session and to upload their presentations in advance. Use of personal laptops during presentations is not permitted – all presentations must be run from the session room computer.
    Please meet your speakers in the session room at least 10-15 minutes before session start.

  • DURING THE SESSION
  • Speakers must not exceed their time limit. It is essential that you adhere to the program times.
    Special announcements may need to be made at the beginning or end of the session.
    Session chairs are required to lead and stimulate discussion and questions on each presentation if time permits or as advised in the program.
    Please ensure your session concludes on time.

  • WHEN THE SESSION CLOSE
  • Kindly invite all participants to join session photo activity.
    Please announce the Best Oral Presentation after discussion at the end of session.