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Onsite Poster Presentation Guidelines

 

PRESENTATION REQUIREMENTS

Poster sessions will take place on Monday, April 8 and Tuesday, April 9. You will be notified of your poster number by Friday, March 15, 2019. The poster sessions and installation/dismantle schedule are as follows: 

 

MONDAY, APRIL 8

6:30 am – 7:00 am  Poster Session 01 Install 
7:00 am - 8:00 am Continental Breakfast & Poster Viewing 
9:30 am - 11:00 am Poster Session 01 & Refreshment Break 
11:30 am - 2:30 pm  Poster Session 01 Dismantle

    

TUESDAY, APRIL 9

6:30 am – 7:00 am Poster Session 02 Install 
7:00 am – 8:00 am Continental Breakfast & Poster Viewing
9:30 am - 11:00 am Poster Session 02 & Refreshment Break 
11:30 am - 2:30 pm Poster Session 02 Dismantle

  

  • All posters must be removed during the designated times above. Posters remaining after 2:30 pm on either day will be discarded. 
  • Presenting authors are expected to be available for discussion during the poster session hours above (displayed in bold).
  • If you are unable to present your poster, please make arrangements for one of your co-authors to present the poster. 

 

FORMAT REQUIREMENTS

  • Poster presentation space is limited to the dimensions of 244 cm. wide x 112 cm. tall (92 in. wide x 44 in. tall). 
  • Posters should be easily read at a distance of 8 feet (see Components and Design of a Poster below for font sizes).
  • A poster printed on one large sheet of foldable fabric or matte/semi-gloss paper is encouraged (not laminated). The following companies specialized in scientific poster printing:

            www.posterpresentations.com

            www.makesigns.com

 

LOCAL PRINTER OPTIONS

  • Office Depot Portland | 503.417.8199 | 604 SW Washington St. Portland, OR 97205
  • FedEx Office Print & Ship Center | 503.233.2056 | 1400 SW 5th Avenue Suite 110, Portland, OR 97201               
  • FedEx Office Print & Ship Center | 503.244.6500 | 221 SW Alder Street, Portland, OR 97204   

 

LAYOUT  

  • Include the title of the presentation in large letters, the authors' names, and the institution(s) where the work was completed at the top center of the poster.
  • Poster numbers will be provided onsite and will be placed above your poster; you do not need to leave room on your poster for your poster number. 
  • Introduction and Summary/Conclusions sections are advised.
  • Double-space lines of text.
  • Only text, graphs, photographs, and artwork may be placed on the poster board.

 

COMPONENTS AND DESIGN OF THE POSTER
The heading comprises a title for the research project, author names, and author affiliations (including city and country). Headings have more impact in a sans serif fonts such as Helvetica or Arial.

Title 
(no smaller than 72 points, preferably in a sans serif font)

 

Author names
(no smaller than 36 points, preferably in a sans serif font)

 

Affiliations 
(no smaller than 26 points, preferably in a sans serif font)

 

Abstract: The abstract summarizes the main results succinctly. 

Body: The body text of the poster will describe background, methodology, results, and interpretation. Body text should be no smaller than 16 points and preferably in a serif font such as Times New Roman or Garamond. 
Graphics: The graphics are essential for an effective poster. Include captions below each graphic. Captions for graphics should be no smaller than 14 points and preferably in a serif font. Graphics should be understandable without recourse to a detailed text caption.
Conclusions: Conclusions should be clear and succinct and provide "take home" messages.