Oral Presentations

Abstract notifications have been sent via email to the corresponding author. If you received an acceptance, please respond by July 22.
If you submitted an abstract, but did not receive an email, please contact us as soon as possible at info@ispdhome.org.

The conference will feature podium presentations on a variety of topics in prenatal diagnosis and therapy. Abstracts will be published in a special online issue of Prenatal Diagnosis just before the conference.


If you need one of your fellow authors to present in your place, please contact us as soon as possible at info@ispdhome.org.

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Preparing to Present

ALL SPEAKERS: Before the conference, please practice delivering your presentation in the number of minutes provided, allowing time for questions at the end. Please check in with the session moderators a few minutes before the session to confirm your affiliation, and sit near the front of the session room to make transitions easier.

Follow a link below, select the day, then click/tap the session for details.

Concurrent Session Schedule

Plenary Schedule

Debate Schedule

SPEAKER READY ROOM: The speaker ready room will be located in Tourmaline 207 on the same floor as the conference sessions. If you have changes to your presentation, need to review or provide slides onsite, please visit the staff in the speaker ready room. We request your final slides at least 24 hours prior to your presentation.

Speaker Ready Room Hours
2:00 pm – 6:00 pm | Saturday, 7 September 2019
7:30 am – 5:30 pm | Sunday–Tuesday, 8–10 September 2019
7:30 am – 12:00 pm | Wednesday, 11 September 2019

Uploading PowerPoint Slides


Please name your file based on your abstract number and the presenter surname, e.g. 3-1_Jones.pptx.

Slides should be prepared in the widescreen (16:9) format.

Please remember to say "Yes" or "No" to releasing a PDF handout of your presentation for registered conference attendees. If you say, "Yes," ISPD will create a PDF of your presentation with three slides per page and lines for notes, and upload the PDF for conference attendees. The PDF will be password protected to prevent editing.


Upload Your Slides


Oral Poster Presentations

Poster authors with the highest peer review scores have been invited to give a brief oral presentation during a "lightning communication" session on either Monday, 9 September 2019 or Tuesday, 10 September 2019. These authors are also expected to present the paper poster during an attended poster session.

LIGHTNING COMMUNICATION FORMAT — You must present 4 slides in 3 minutes: Title, Methods, Findings, Conclusion. You will have an additional 2 minutes for questions.

Please see the instructions on this page for uploading your presentation and checking in with your session moderator.

Sharing the News

Confirmed speakers, please download the following image and use it in your social media posts and email messages. Please also make use of the hashtag #ispd2019 to help spread word about the conference to anyone who may be interested in attending.

See our complete Social Media Tool Kit.

If you have any questions regarding oral presentations, please contact info@ispdhome.org.