are advised to adhere to the following guidelines.
Although details of the format are left to the
discretion of each author, they should not deviate
from the accepted
abstract or paper. Commercial publicity will not
poster presentation will occupy a
x4 poster board on
an easel, or 1/2 of a
tack-board panel 4 ft high x 8 ft
. One cocktail table
(s) can be made
available for display of handouts and supportive
materials. Chairs are provided for one-on-one sessions.
Plan your display to fit this space.
display should present information from left
to right. Near the top of the display
panel give the
title of your presentation and the authors' names and affiliations
in letters not less than 1" high,
and up to 2" high.
illustrations and the written text should be
prior to the meeting. Drawings, pictures,
charts, graphs, figures, etc., can be placed on a poster board of the
proper size and assembled in sections
or pieces on the panel. Pins and thumbtacks will
be available for mounting
your displays. It is easier to mount
a few large boards, rather than many small ones.
your display to the essential data and choose
what to include to stimulate discussion.
All data should carry the message without requiring any additional comment.
viewers will scan the display for its salient
features and when something catches their
attention, they will linger for closer study and possible discussion of details
with the author.
passages should be sufficiently large to allow
reading from a distance
of approximately five feet. Minimize the written text: Summarize, outline,
and be brief. Remember,
this is not the written paper, but passages specifically
written for poster viewing.
Matte finish on micrographs
gives better visibility due
to reduction of glare from
you care to incorporate a slide or overhead projection
into your poster presentation,
the organization of this is your responsibility. You must stay within your
display area and arrange for your
own equipment. Please notify
your session chair
to make arrangements for whatever equipment you
may need, including electricity.
is not guaranteed. If you have items of value,
may want to put
them in your room at night. Neither IMAPS nor its personnel are responsible
for lost or broken