International Society for Industrial Ecology

Presentation Details

Here are some details on your presentation.  If you have any questions about the conference, email secretariat@isie2009.com .

Poster Presenters:  The limit for poster sizes is 120cmx120cm.  There will be two sessions in which posters will be presented. You will be notified as to what session you will be part of and how much time you will have to mount your poster. Materials will be available for mounting.  To get the most from your presentation, you should plan on staying with your poster most of the time. You will have the opportunity to talk to conference attendees about your work and meet people interested in similar topics.

Oral Presenters: Please bring your presentation with you. The session rooms will be equipped with computers so you do not need to bring your own.  Please allow 15 minutes to present and 5 minutes for a question and answer session when you are planning your talk (a total of 20 minutes).  Ideally you will keep your PowerPoint presentation to 10 slides or less to allow for plenty of discussion.  You will be notified as to when you are expected to present.

Frequently Asked Questions


I need to obtain a letter of invitation in order to get a visa. How do I do this?

Please send your request and mailing address to secretariat@isie2009.com to receive your letter.


Do I receive a discount on registration fees if I am a presenting author?

No, you do not however you can apply for a scholarship if you are a student or a member of a developing country until April 15, 2009. Click here. You can also register before the early bird deadline to receive a discount on fees here.


What language should I present my abstract in?

English is the predominant language of the international conference.  If you cannot communicate verbally in English very well, try to communicate as much as you can with the text in your slides or your poster.


Do I need to bring my own computer?

You do not have to bring your own computer. Technical staff will be on hand if there are any issues with your presentation or the computer in your session room


Will the oral presentations be moderated?

Yes. A session chair will be present at each oral presentation to monitor time and keep the speakers on schedule.


Can I print my poster on site?

No. Please do bring your poster with you to Lisbon.


Do I need to bring the full paper?

No, you do not need to bring the full paper, just your poster or slides.  Do bring contact information to hand out to attendees that may want to know more about your work.


Will conference proceedings be published?

No. A conference book of abstracts will be compiled but not published.


Can I get a Certificate of Participation after the conference?

These are available upon request. Please email secretariat@isie2009.com for more information.


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