Dear Speaker,


EFORT is proud to announce the online release of the scientific programme of the 2nd Virtual EFORT Congress (VEC) to be held on 30 June - 02 July 2021 and during which you have a scientific involvement. 

We therefore invite you to use our online search tool to consult your own assigns, as well as to browse through presentations within your field of expertise to find your preferred sessions to attend. 

As we look forward to your active collaboration to fulfil the educational goals accompanying this virtual event, we would like to share some relevant information regarding your audio-recorded ePoster.

Your presentation must be prepared upfront as a pdf file and uploaded by Thursday 24 June 2021, 23:59 CETAs an additional option, you can also record a 3-minutes audio track to be linked to your ePoster.

Prepare your ePoster

  • Format
    ePosters are one page only, in PDF format.


If you are using MS PowerPoint to create your ePoster, first set the orientation and dimensions of your slide to a portrait DIN A0 format 118.9 cm x 84.1 cm (or 46.8 in x 33.1 in) with the “Custom Slide Size” command, available in the “Design” tab of the Main Toolbar. 




If you are using Adobe® Photoshop to create your ePoster, make sure to set a resolution of minimum of 200dpi to your image with the “Resample” command (keep locked the ratio Width/Height to constrain proportions), available in the “Image Size” option of the Main Toolbar. Keep in mind that:

1dpi = 1 dot per inch

1dpi = 1 ppi = 1 Pixel/inch






Hyperlinks, animated images, animations and videos are not allowed will be non-functioning.


QR Codes can be included

  • Privacy
     You must guarantee that all the content of your ePoster can be shown online during the live event as well as for post-congress consultation. If your slides include sensitive data, please remove it BEFORE the upload of your presentation to the M Events system. Please note that all presentations will be available only to registered participants (protected platform) for a period of three-months. After this period, the presentations will be made available on open access within the Association´s websites (EFORTnet and eScience 2021


Upload your ePoster and record a 3-minutes audio track
 Deadline: 24.06.2021, 23:59 CET

  • During the upload process, you will be requested to upload a portrait photo of yourself.
  • By uploading your ePoster, you acknowledge that the online platform uses a “Contact the author” function via which you can receive questions and comments from registered attendees. Your contact data will NOT be shared with third parties at any time.
  • To submit your slides click on the link you got via mail.


Record a 3-minutes audio track 


Please enter the Narration Recorder function (by clicking on the blue button) within the presentation upload step “FILE TRANSFER”




When accessing the Narration Recorder you can either choose to record your narrations directly via the recording function or you can upload a .mp3 recording file. 



In order to record your narrations you need to allow your browser (top left corner) to use your computer microphone. Please note that browsers supported are Internet Explorer 10 or greater, Firefox 29 or greater, Safari and Chrome 36 or greater.




Once your microphone is ready you can start recording by clicking on the recording button. You stop your recording by clicking on the stop-button. Your recording file will be created this might need a few seconds.


The system will then upload the recorded audio track to your ePoster file and you may review it using the narration player.





To record your narration again, first delete the file and repeat the steps described above in order to start a new narration.


You can also separately record a narration in mp3 format on your device and upload it directly using the option "Upload .mp3" button.



Please make sure that your recording does not exceed the maximum of 3 minutes, as otherwise, the audio track will be cut off automatically by the system after 03:00 minutes.

 Presentations sent by email WILL NOT be processed.

Please receive our warmest thanks for your commitment to EFORT. 


The EFORT Team & M Events Cross Media GmbH