General Guide to Virtual Symposium

 | Post date: 2020/10/27 | 
Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, WASOWC 2020 and many other conferences had to adopt virtualization options. As such, this event will be fully realized online only.
  • WASOWC 2020 will be a fully online event and anyone could participate and watch presentation for FREE.
  • To be able to join events, participants should download Zoom client.
  • Please follow these instructions to install and use Zoom.
  • Keynote and invited talks and paper presentation will be pre-recorded followed by live Q&A sessions.
  • You will find symposium schedule in brief program and detailed program pages.
  • All information about symposium along with abstracts of presenting papers can be found in WASOWC2020 Booklet.
  • Room links will be added to program in due time.

Zoom Download links:

Room 1 Link (Main Room)
Room 2 Link (Parallel Sessions)

Notes for presenters:

Preparing and Uploading Your Online Presentation File
  • Authors should prepare a PowerPoint presentation file including the most important ideas of their paper. The recommended number of slides is 15-20.
  • Slides should include a reasonable combination of words, images, and graphics. Authors are suggested to avoid including too much text in their presentation file.
  • A presentation file should be recorded with the presenter’s voice narrating on the slides. The recording may also contain a small headshot of the presenter while narrating on the slides. Follow these instructions to add audio (and optionally video) to your slides.
  • To submit your video presentation file, please send an email to with the following information no later than November 11:
    • Email Subject: Article ID (for accepted articles), Title of the Talk (for Keynote and invited speakers)
    • Email Body: Presenter name, email, biography and a profile photo.
    • A link to the presentation file: You can use Google Drive (recommended), Dropbox, WeTransfer or any other service exposing a public link.
  • Notes:
    • The biography should be between 200 and 2000 characters.
    • The photo should have at least 1024×768, with a ratio of 3/4. Higher resolution photos are recommended.
    • The presentation file should be in .PPT format.
    • File name should be your article ID (i.e. A-10-##-#) (for accepted articles only)
    • The video should not be longer than:
      • Accepted articles: 10 minutes.
      • Keynote and invited speakers: 20 minutes.
    • At least one of the authors must be present at the live virtual session to answer questions.


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