Presenter | Guidelines – Lightning Orals

Thank you for presenting at the 2021 14th National Allied Health Conference!

We want to ensure your presentation runs smoothly.
The following guidelines and resources are designed to assist with your preparation and participation.
If you have queries please contact

Lightning Oral Presentations will be 5 minutes in duration.

Lightning Oral Presentations will be pre-recorded and loaded into the Resource Gallery of the NAHC Online Platform for registered delegates to watch on-demand from one week prior and 3 months post conference.

You may record your video using the software you feel most comfortable with. If you have little experience recording videos, we suggest using Microsoft PowerPoint or Zoom, for more visit the Presenter Toolkit via the link above.

Presentation recordings should not exceed 5 minutes.

Presenters are required to upload their presentation as a single MP4 file via DropBox no later than midnight Sunday 20 June. This will allow us time to check your file, request resubmission where required, and prepare your presentation for delivery via the online conference portal.

If you have any concerns about pre-recording your presentation or providing your file to us by the deadline please contact




Ensure your presentation is uploaded no later than 20 June.




Record your video using the software you feel most comfortable with.

If you have little experience recording videos, we suggest Zoom or Microsoft PowerPoint.

Keep your presentation recording to your allocated time. If you go over time you will be required to edit and re-submit.

Recordings need be provided to the Conference Managers in MP4 format. Should your presentation be received in a format other than MP4 you will be asked to resubmit.

If you have limited online presentation experience or are looking for some tips about how to take your online presence to the next level, we encourage you to take a look at Presenter Toolkit.

Visit the Presenter Toolkit

DUE DATE: midnight Sunday 20 June

Recordings must be provided to Conference Design:

  • In MP4 format.
  • As a single file. Multiple files will not be accepted.
  • Submit via the conference Dropbox link
  • Files to be named: Presentation type then presenter name (LightningTalk.Firstname. Lastname).

If making changes, always ensure to upload the latest version. Each upload is stamped with date/time so we will only use the latest version uploaded to the system.

Failure to submit your recording by this deadline will result in your presentation being withdrawn from the conference.

You may add any handouts or other resources you wish featured with your Lightning Oral MP4 for delegates to view in teh Resource Gallery.

Send these handouts to prior to the conference.

Presenters will have access to the online conference portal approximately One Week before the event. We recommend presenters log in early to:

  • Familiarise yourself with the presenter dashboard
  • Check the Resource Gallery where your Lightning Talk will available
  • Check the information that accompanys your video, including your abstract and biography
  • Upload a photo of yourself
  • View any handouts you may have provided in advance
  • Preview your pre-recorded presentation (if applicable).
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