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Presentation Guidelines


These guidelines are designed to help presenters prepare for the forum, providing important information on presentation requirements including useful tips and tricks. 

Presenters will receive an email with information regarding their presentation format, length, day and time. If you have any questions regarding your presentation, please email

There are different guidelines depending on your format of presentation, therefore please read the below information carefully and download the guidelines that are relevant to your presentation type. 

A PowerPoint template has been developed for all presentations at the forum. 

Please ensure that your presentation is tailored to be delivered effectively within your specified time period. The allocated time for your presentation will be strictly enforced to ensure the program is kept to schedule. 


To allow for PowerPoint presentations to be coordinated and loaded at the venue, all presentations must be received by 9 August 2024. 

A link will be shared to successful abstracts with a location to upload presentations.

Important: Save your presentation file with the following name: last name_paper number_presentation type. For example: BEE_313_POSTER OR BEE_313_ORAL
(Your paper number is located on the confirmation email sent with these guidelines)

For TMR staff

If you are Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) employee your presentation must comply with TMR approval processes. The Forum organisers will send you a separate email advising the due date for your presentation to allow for appropriate approvals. If you have any questions about your presentation please contact

Please ensure that you submit your presentations by the due date. Presentations received after this date will not be eligible for inclusion in the program. 


The Engineering, Innovation and Technology Forum provides an excellent opportunity to earn Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours for the Registered Engineer if Queensland (RPEQ) and Chartered Professional Engineer (CPENg) qualifications. 

Your attendance at the forum will extend and update your knowledge, skill and judgement in your area of practice, and enable you to maintain technical competence, retain and enhance effectiveness in the workplace, and successfully deal with changes in your career. 

For more information on types of CPD and their hour limitations, visit the Board of Professional Engineers of Queensland (BPEQ) or your preferred assessment body. 


If you have any questions relating to your presentation at the 2024 Engineering, Innovation, and Technology Forum please feel free to contact MCI Australia. 


Telephone: 07 3858 5400

IMPORTANT: In 2024, all posters will be displayed as digital poster and NO traditional printed poster format.

Your poster display information will be confirmed closer to the forum date.

The below information is for all poster presentations.

It is important that you read and understand these guidelines while preparing your presentation.

Poster format

The official digital poster size is portrait 1080×1920 – maximum size. To note if the posters are not within the size specifications the poster WILL NOT be accepted. In addition, if the poster is NOT submitted preconference the poster will not be displayed. Please have it saved in a PDF format.

Each poster is permitted 2 slides are allowed permitted per submission – one slide is acceptable if preferred.

You are required to prepare your poster in the correct sizing i.e. it is not suitable to prepare multiple smaller size documents to display.

Poster template

All poster presenters MUST use the official presentation template when preparing their poster. This template is set to the size specifications and portrait style. No amendments should be made to the poster template including size as the poster.

File type: .zip | File size: 12MB

Poster information

All presenters are responsible for preparing their posters prior to their arrival at the forum.

Posters will be displayed on free standing digital screens within the forum exhibition hall.

Your poster digital space allocation is portrait 1080x1920mm- maximum size . Please note, there will be several posters displayed on the same screen so clear identification is absolutely essential.

Poster display number

Your assigned poster number will be communicated to you closer to the forum date.

There is no need to include your poster number on your poster display.

Poster presentation

Further information on presentation times will be confirmed closer to the Forum dates

Poster submission

A link for poster submission will be provided in your acceptance email, along with the submission deadline.