Poster presentations

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Poster guidelines

At least one of each poster’s authors must be a registered participant and present the conference. Authors are required to stand by their poster during the daily poster session in order to answer questions.

Poster Creation Guidelines

Each presenter is provided with HALF of a 4-foot-high by 8-foot-wide poster board. The usable space for each presenter will be 4-foot-high (1.2 meters, 48 inches) by 4-foot-wide (1.2 meters, 48 inches).

- The presentation must cover the material as cited in the corresponding submitted abstrac
- Place the title of your paper and the author’s names prominently at the top of the poster board to allow viewers to identify your presentation
- Highlight the author’s names, e-mails, and address information in case the viewer is interested in contacting you for more information.
- Prepare all diagrams or charts neatly and legibly in a size sufficient to be read at a distance of 2 meters. Paragraph and figure caption text should be AT LEAST 24-point font and headers AT LEAST 36 point font.
- Organize the paper on the board so it is clear, orderly and self-explanatory.
- Include the background of your research followed by results and conclusions. A successful poster presentation depends on how well you convey information to an interested audience.
- Please DO NOT LAMINATE your poster to ensure that it can be recycled.

Make your Poster available on-line

We would like to collect the electronic version of all the posters and make them available on the conference website. Please use the on-line upload tool for submitting your poster. Make sure that it is in pdf format and that the filename follows this convention: Session Number_First Author Last Name_PosterNumber.pdf (i.e. C1_Gordon_M246B.pdf). For further assistance please contact:

Green poster printing service

Copy Experts of Boulder will be providing discount poster printing using recyclable paper and ink. Copy Experts is a leader in sustainable and eco friendly printing processes. Please consider taking advantage of this green alternative. Posters will be printed locally in Boulder and then delivered to the Sheraton Denver.
You will be able to collect your ready to hang poster in the Poster Workroom (Governor’s Square room 9) from Sunday 4:00 PM and between 7:00 AM and 9:00 AM Monday through Thursday.

Click here for placing an order to Copy Experts and use the following naming convention when submitting your file: Session Number_ First Author Last Name _PosterNumber.pdf (i.e. C1_Gordon_M246B.pdf)

NOTE: Posters printed by Copy Experts will 48" wide by 42" high. Please use a margin of 0.25" to avoid any text or photos being cut off.

Poster Set Up and Removal

Each poster will only be on display during a specific related poster viewing session. Posters may be put up after 4:00 PM on Sunday and starting at 7:00 AM each morning. Staff will be available in the General Information booth to assist you in finding your poster location. Pins will be provided on the poster boards.
All posters must be removed by 10:00 PM following their session. After 10:00 PM, posters will be removed and recycled. If you have special needs for your poster presentation bring those supplies with you during your set up time.

Posters that are not removed during the appropriate time will be recycled