Thank you for presenting at the 2019 Species on the Move Conference

Please check the online program to re-confirm the day, time and room of your presentation. Whilst we don’t anticipate any changes please check the program again prior to your session.

Below are some tips to assist you. Most importantly, please ensure you start and finish your presentations on time.

Please note: a “Session” is the full time slot between one break and the next (i.e. all inclusive, consecutive presentations that run from the end of morning tea until lunch).


  • Please load your presentation files to the online folder prior to arriving at the conference. Files should be named with the day, session and time of your presentation (Day_Session_Time)


  • As a backup, bring your presentation files to the conference on a USB. (Embed any content such as audio or video – don’t link to external files)
  • The presentation computers use PowerPoint with Windows operating system. As a backup, we suggest you bring your laptop if you use a Mac or require a specific or uncommon program. 
  • Please ensure your PowerPoint presentations are in 16:9 aspect as 4:3 aspect (square) presentations will not fill the venue’s screens
  • Each session room will be equipped for the presentation of PowerPoint slides and include a data projector, laptop, lectern and microphone.
  • Abstracts will be available on the conference website.
  • The conference will seek your consent to post your presentation slides to the conference website following the event, you will receive an email following the conference with a link which will allow you indicate your consent online.


  • Please go to your room at least 15-minutes prior to the commencement of your session to meet the session chair and familiarise yourself with the room
  • Technicians will be roaming between the session rooms to provide assistance and trouble shoot technical issues in the unlikely event these arise
  • Please sit in the front row so you can move to the lectern quickly when introduced by the Session Chair
  • The length of your presentation is noted in the program. Oral presentations run for 12 mins talking plus 3 mins questions and changeover. We do not want to embarrass you, however the session chairs have been instructed to end all presentations after the allocated time, even if you are not finished, in order to keep the program to time
  • The session chair will flash time cards at 5 minutes, 2 minutes and 1 minute prior to the end of your session
  • At the end of your allocated time the chair will ring a bell for you to conclude immediately
  • The chair will only be able to field questions if you have finished in time
  • At the conclusion of the session any remaining time will be used for questions and discussion

If you have any queries please direct these to the registration desk during the conference or email prior to the conference.


There are NO facilities for photocopying or printing at the venue. We suggest you bring a copy of your slides and any handouts with you (if desired).

Species on the Move

An International Conference Series

The conference brings together scientists and natural resource managers working in the disciplines of global change, biogeography and evolution, and relevant in contexts of natural resource management, biodiversity management and conservation, and theoretical ecology.

Species responses to climate change is a rapidly evolving research field, however, much of our progress is being made in independent research areas: e.g. understanding the process vs responding to the implications, terrestrial vs marine ecosystems, global meta-analyses vs in depth species-specific approaches. This interdisciplinary conference develops connections between these parallel streams, and across temporal and spatial scales.

Conference Managers

Please contact the team at Conference Design with any questions regarding the conference.

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