Virtual Lightning Talk Presenter Guidelines

This page contains information for Virtual Lightning Talk oral presenters to help you prepare for your participation at the 45th IHF World Hospital Congress. We recommend you bookmark this page for future reference.


  • Presenter form: Complete here
  • Congress registration: Register here using the code sent to you by 29 July 2022 to avail of the discounted rate


Time allocated: 5 minutes per presentation. Please rehearse to ensure your presentation is within this time allocation. Presenters are not permitted to go overtime.
Presentation type: Oral presentation
Language: Your presentation and PowerPoint slides must be in English. No translation services are provided.

The IHF secretariat will inform you of the schedule of your session. Access to the mobile app will be provided before the event. Please take note that live streaming of the sessions is not available. 


All virtual presenters must pre-record their presentation and send this presentation to  [email protected]

For guidelines on how to pre-record your presentation, kindly click here

File size: Your video recording must not exceed ___MB

File type:  Video recordings must be in MP4 format


Contents and format:

  • Your presentation must cover the material as cited in the abstract.
  • All presentations must be created using Microsoft PowerPoint. PowerPoint slides are required to be in 16:9 (widescreen) format in order for them to be displayed on the screen properly.
  • Co-authors will not be listed in the programme and Congress collaterals due to limited space. Presenting authors should acknowledge co-authors within their presentations.

Template: We highly encourage you to use the World Hospital Congress PPT template. You can download it below.

Sponsorships or advertisements: Reference to possible sponsorship is possible but no advertisement will be accepted.

Submission of Slides and pre-recorded presentations: Please submit your recording and the PDF copy of your slides to [email protected] by 21 October 2022. If the file is large, you can send it using WeTransferDropbox, or Google Drive.

Slides after the event: Presentation slides will be made available online on the IHF website and event platform (in PDF format) after the event.


We encourage you to promote your involvement in the Congress in social media, your website, blogs and other communication channels. If you will be posting on social media, don’t forget to use the hashtag #IHFDubai. Please see the available graphic and logo for download here. If you have any other promotional requirements, feel free to contact us. Tag and follow us on social media:



If you have any questions, please contact:
[email protected]