Resources for Abstract Presenters
Poster Presentation Times (An Author Must Be Present)*
- Even numbered posters: Wednesday, October 11, 4:30 - 5:30 pm
- Odd numbered posters: Friday, October 13, 4:30 - 5:30 pm
*Please note that assigned numbers and dates cannot be changed.
Poster Printing & Shipping Information
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Poster Set Up and Tear Down
All poster numbers and pins will already be adhered to the boards in the Kona Ballroom. Simply locate your poster number during the appropriate setup time noted below.
- Set up Wednesday, October 11, 8-10 am in the Kona Ballroom
- Presentations occur Wednesday, October 11, 4:30 – 5:30 pm
- Posters must be removed by Thursday, October 12, at 12:00 pm
- Set up Thursday, October 12, 2:00 – 6:00 pm in the Kona Ballroom
- Presentations occur Friday, October 13, 4:30 - 5:30 pm
- Posters must be removed by Friday, October 13, at 6:00 pm
Poster Specs and Appearance
- All posters must be able to fit in an area of 8 feet wide x 4 feet tall.
- Make sure your poster can be easily mounted on the poster board using push pins.
- The poster should be self-explanatory to allow viewing even when you are not present.
- It may be a good idea to bring about 50 copies (black and white is fine) of a letter-paper size version of your poster that you can pin to your poster board, so that people can take a copy of your poster away with them.
- Bring business cards for people who might be interested in contacting you about your poster. Consider putting a sign-up sheet on your poster board for those who want more information.
- Please prepare quick, 3-minute elevator pitches for your poster.
- Volunteer Poster Professors will be leading guided tours of the posters by topic, during which you will be expected to speak to fellow attendees about your research.