8th International Workshop on Air Quality Forecasting Research

8th International Workshop on Air Quality Forecasting Research
2015 Pan American/ParaPan American Games Legacy Data Workshop

Toronto, Ontario
January 10 - 12, 2017


IWAQFR 2017 program steering committee is pleased to present the 8th IWAQFR 2017 detailed program.

Oral and poster presenters have been assigned their session and time based on the abstracts received. 

The following presentation guidelines are provided to assist the authors:

Oral Presentations:

Computer presentation guidelines
All oral presentations will be made using a PC computer provided by the IWAQFR committee.  The onsite platform will be PC based.

Presenters should provide their presentations in one of the following formats: .pptx, .ppt, or .pdf. using a 4:3 slide size format.  The computer provided at the podium will have Microsoft Office and Adobe Professional software loaded. 

It is recommended that the presentations are sent in advance by sending to ec.iwaqfr.ec@canada.ca before the event, or brought on a USB stick and provided to the registration desk. 

Delivering presentations
Presenters should report to the session room 15 minutes before the start of the session to meet the session chairs.  Presenters can verify their session time and date through the detailed program available on this website.  Presenters will be asked to sit in the first row of reserved chairs to ensure a timely session.  Each presenter will have a 20 minute presentation and Q&A will follow at the end of each session.  Our chairs will be ensuring that the sessions remain on-time and we thank you for your assistance in respecting the time requirements.

Audio Visual equipment
The session room will be equipped with the following:
  • 1 large screen
  • 1 LCD projector
  • 1 laptop computer (PC)
  • 1 podium microphone
Poster Presentations:

Poster Size
  • The recommended poster size is maximum 120 cm width by maximum 120 cm height
  • The poster boards are made of a soft material that will accept the use of velcro tape.  Each poster will be provided with some velcro.  If you require a large amount, please come prepared.
Preparing your Poster
  • We encourage you to create a colourful and visually engaging poster
  • Please include the abstract title at the top of the poster, as well as the names of all authors and their institutional affiliations.  The characters in the title should be at least 2.5 cm (1 inch) in height.  Include your contact information (usually an email address).
  • Everything on the poster, particularly drawings and charts, should be clear and simple to comprehend visually, not requiring any oral explanation.
  • Be sure that your overall message is clear and that adequate background material or results are presented to support the overall message.

Set up and Tear down instructions

  • Set up: On January 10, 2017 during the afternoon break (2:50 - 3:10 p.m.) poster presenters will be asked to set up their posters in Salon A
  • Presentation period:  From 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. poster presenters are asked to be near their poster to allow the attendees an opportunity to review your abstract and answer any questions they may have
  • Tear down:  At 7:00 p.m. poster presenters are asked to remove their posters from the poster boards. 

Should you have any logistical questions concerning the posters, please contact us at iwaqfr2017registration@legendconferences.com.

Any questions concerning the poster content, please contact us at ec.iwaqfr.ec@canada.ca.