Presentation Instructions

Recent Changes in MM15:

  • Demo/Video Sessions 1 & 2, on Tues 27 October and Wed 28 October, will both be located over two spaces: Room P9 and the Auditorium Foyer.
  • All awards (from the conference, TOMM and IEEE Multimedia Magazine) and the next MM promotion will be announced and presented in an award ceremony session during SIGMM business lunch in auditorium on 29 October.
  • A designed mobile app for MM15 conference will be available in early October for all attendees to automatically check the news, program, map, events/people of interest, etc. on your mobile devices. Please monitor the MM15 website for its release.

Presentation Information:

  • For oral presentations, all oral session rooms are equipped with data projectors with a standard VGA connector. Presenters are requested to bring their own laptop/device for the presentation. We strongly recommend presenters to check the compatibility of their laptop and the projector before the session starts. If you plan to use your own MAC laptop, please bring a VGA adapter to connect to the projector.  We will have powerpoint adapters and laser pointers/slide changers available, but if you have your own please bring it along. Please follow the instructions below for each program type.
  • The presentation format of the data projectors is 16:9.
  • In the break before your presentation, go to the scheduled room to meet the Session Chair and the Room Volunteer who will help you set up for your presentation. We encourage speakers to bring and use their own laptops or other presentation devices.
  • Free wireless internet connection is available in the whole Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre (BCEC).

Posters:

  • For poster presentations, you must be at your poster board during your assigned time. During this time, expert attendees may ask questions about your abstract.
  • You are encouraged to prepare handouts of your poster.
  • The poster stands are Horizontal freestanding poster board with size of 2080mm (length) x 1860mm (height). This means that your poster may be any size – as long as it’s not larger than the poster board size.
  • The conference will supply velcro dots to hang posters. If you’re not sure how to use the velcro dots, a volunteer will be available to assist.
  • Poster boards will be arranged in the Foyer space next to the conference rooms.

Set Up Times:

  • Poster Session 1: Hang your poster any time between 8am and 12.30pm Tues 27 October.
  • Poster Session 2: Hang your poster any time between 8am and 12.30pm Wed 28 October.
  • Poster Session 3: Hang your poster any time between 8am and 10.30pm Thurs 29 October.
  • Demo/Video Session 1: Set up any time between 8am and 11am Tues 27 October.
  • Demo Session 2: Set up any time between 8am and 11am Wed 28 October.
  • Art Exhibit: Set up 7am – 5pm Tues 27 October.

Full/BNI Papers:

  • Each full/BNI paper, including Best Paper Candidates in the Best Paper Session, will be presented in an oral session. Each presentation will be allotted 20 minutes (15 minutes for the presentation +5 minutes for Q&A). Time will be strictly enforced by session chairs and all the presenters are expected to make sure that their presentations fit strictly within the time limit.
  • One Best Paper Award winner and one Best Student Paper Award winner will be selected and announced in the award ceremony session.
  • Different from previous years, MM15 also provides the opportunity for full/BNI papers to be presented as posters in a poster session on 29 October to foster further interactive discussions, in addition to the oral presentations.

Short/TOMM highlighted Papers:

Each short/TOMM highlighted paper will be presented as a poster in poster sessions. The two poster sessions for short papers are scheduled on 27 and 28 October, and the poster session for TOMM highlighted papers (together with full/BNI papers) is scheduled on 29 October.

Demo/Video Papers:

  • Demo/Video Sessions 1 & 2, on Tues 27 October and Wed 28 October, will both be located over two spaces: Room P9 and the Auditorium Foyer.
  • For each demo/video paper, a table for your laptop and a horizontal poster board for your poster will be provided.
  • The poster stands are Horizontal freestanding poster board with size of 2080mm (length) x 1860mm (height). This means that your poster may be any size – as long as it’s not larger than the poster board size.
  • The conference will supply velcro dots to hang posters. If you’re not sure how to use the velcro dots, a volunteer will be available to assist.
  • One Best Demo Award winner will be selected and announced in the award ceremony session.

Open Source Software Competitions:

  • Each open source software will be presented in an oral session. Each OSSC presentation is allocated 10 minutes (8 minutes for the presentation, and 2 minutes for Q&A). We will be strict with timekeeping and interrupt presenters if they exceed the allocated time.
  • As part of your presentation, please make sure to show your OSSC work in action. This can be done with a live demo, a video, or other powerful ways of conveying its value to the MM community.
  • One OSSC award will be given to the winner and announced in the award ceremony session.

Doctorial Symposium Papers:

  • Each Doctorial Symposium paper will be presented as a poster in a special session on 28 October.
  • In this session, senior researchers, travel grant winners and sponsors are expected to attend and spark inspirations/collaborations.
  • One Best Doctoral Award winner will be selected and announced in the award ceremony session.

Multimedia Grand Challenge Solutions:

  • Each finalist team presentation in the Multimedia Grand Challenge Session will be allotted 10 minutes (7 minutes for the presentation + 3 minutes for Q&A). Time will be strictly enforced by session chairs and all the presenters are expected to make sure that their presentations fit strictly within the time limit.
  • One Grand Challenge Award Winner for each challenge will be selected and announced in the award ceremony session.

Interactive Artworks:

  • Art Exhibit: Set up 7am – 5pm Tues 27 October.
  • Each interactive artwork will be exhibited from 6pm Tues 27 October until 4pm Thurs 29 October.
  • The Art Exhibit Opening is scheduled for 18:00 on 27 October, together with the conference reception.
  • Different from previous years, MM15 also provides the opportunity for artists to present their work in an oral session scheduled on 29 October. Each presentation is allotted 15 minutes (10 minutes for the presentation + 5 minutes for Q&A).