Guidelines for Poster Presentations


Poster Size

All posters must fit in an area of 91 cm (wide) x 122 cm (height) or 36 in (wide) X 48 in (height). Velcro and push pins will be provided to hang posters.

Preparing your Poster

Please consider the following information:

  • The most effective posters use attractive graphics to highlight important points. Plain text is kept to a minimum.
  • The poster layout must be readable from at least 6 feet away. Recommended minimum font sizes are: 36 point type for title and 15 point type for poster contents.
  • Consult webpages of professional societies for more suggestions on how to prepare effective posters.

Poster Session

  • Presenters must set up their posters between 16:00 and 16:30 on Thursday October 18th, 2012.
  • Each poster will have a designated area identified with a number.
  • Presenters must stand with their posters during the session to answer questions from attendants.
  • Presenters must remove their posters after the session ends or they will be considered unwanted.