Poster Preparation

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Reception & Poster Session: Thursday, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Place: To be announced
Set-up: Thursday, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Take-down: Friday, 5:30


INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. POSTER AUTHOR REGISTRATION:

    For an extended abstract to be included in the published conference proceedings for peer-reviewed and best practice posters, demonstrations, and lightning talks at least one of the work's authors must be registered for the conference and present in Copenhagen during the poster session for presentation of the work.

  2. POSTER PREPARATION:

    Each poster presenter will be able to display a rectangular poster of the maximum dimension of 36in wide by 48in tall (91.5cm wide by 122cm tall).

    • Please prepare all materials in advance. We will not print posters or copy handouts.

    • Crowne Plaza Copenhagen Towers is a "green" hotel and posters will be adhered directly to the walls. We will provide you with the necessary adhesive tape.

    • Access to electrical outlets and adapter plugs will be limited.

  3. DESIGN CONSIDERATIONS:

    • Lettering should be simple, bold, and easily legible from a distance of 48in (122cm). Lettering for the title should be at least 1.5in (3.81cm) high. Under the heading, include the names of authors and their affiliations in smaller lettering.

    • In the body text, keep the number of words to a minimum: please remember that this is not a paper. Arrange the elements in a logical sequence: introduction or statement of the problem or issue, objectives of the research or project, methodology used (where appropriate), major findings or outcomes, interpretations or significance of findings or outcomes, and conclusions. Use numbers if necessary to ensure that readers can follow the sequence.

    • Illustrations and color will enhance the effectiveness of your presentation. Tables, figures, and photographs are encouraged. While you should consider graphic impact, note that simplicity and legibility are more important than artistic embellishments. The background of the poster may be any color, so long as there is a strong light-dark contrast between background and lettering.

  4. INSTRUCTIONS FOR SUBMITTING THE POSTER IMAGE FOR PUBLICATION:

    We will publish an image of the poster as a citable PDF document in the permanent record of the conference.

    We have created a shared Dropbox where you can upload your poster image files. We will issue Dropbox invitations on 1 October to the person listed with your submission as the principal contact for editorial correspondence. We will need to have the image of your poster uploaded as a PDF to the dropbox no later than Sunday, 9 October 2016. We cannot guarantee that poster images uploaded after Sunday, 9 October 2016 will be included in the proceedings until after the conference is over.





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