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  • Design and Presentation
    Poster Sessions
  • Why a Poster?
    Present:
    Ideas
    Solutions or Discoveries
    Results from Experiments
    Connect:
    With Possible Collaborators
    Find Publishing Outlets
    Research:
    Enhance & Revise
    • Visual Ideas, Discoveries, Experiments
    • Short, Repeated Presentation
    • Questions and Answers
  • Use Posters To
    Communicate, Communicate,Communicate
    Say It !
    Short Presentation or Talk
    Questions & Answers
    Network~ Meet New Colleagues
    Write It!
    Handout
    Poster Text
    Picture It!
    Handout
    Poster Graphics, Charts, and Tables
  • Choosing a Topic
    Consider:
    • Conference Themes
    • Call for Participation
    • Proposal Guidelines
    Who Cares?
    Your Colleagues
    Engaging and Interesting Topic?
    Invites Discussion and Questions?
    You!
    Enthusiasm?
    Interest?
    Can You Visualize It?
    Charts
    Graphs
    Pictures
  • Submitting a Proposal
    Where to Submit?
    National Conferences
    State and Regional Conferences
    Local Events
  • Proposal Guidelines
    Follow Submission Guidelines!
    Pay Attention to Requirements
    Deadlines
    Abstract
    Word Count
    Focus on Your Idea
    Original
    Engaging
    Titles Matter
    Make it Interesting
    Tie it to the Conference Theme
    Must Display Well on Poster
  • Proposal Tips
    Get Input From Colleagues
    Use Active Voice:
    Learn, Discover, Identify, Share, Describe
    Use Simple Words
    Check Spelling and Grammar
    Use Short Sentences
    Avoid Technical Jargon
    Focus on the Conference Theme
    Look at Previous Conference Proceedings
  • Designing the Poster
    Follow the Guidelines
    Poster Size
    Language
    Decide on the Objectives for Your Poster
    Plan Your Layout
    Sections to Include
    Plan Your Theme
    Colors
    Font
    Graphics
    Proofread and Error Check
  • Design Tips
    Follow the KISS & DRY Principles
    Be Consistent
    • Align Headings in the Same Direction
    • Font Colors and Type
    • Bullet Design
    Avoid fonts that are script or difficult to read.
    Text
    • Should Be Short
    • Big & Easy to Read
    Use Subheadings and Captions
    Use Section Headings
    • To Divide Poster
    • Keep Them Short
    • Align Them in the Same Direction
    Use Bullets
    • Avoid Sub-Bullets
    • Avoid Long Lists
  • More Tips
    Consider the Quality of Your Pictures and Graphics
    Distribute Content Evenly Over Poster
    Create an Eye-Catching Banner
    Keep Your Writing Concise
    Make Sure Text and Graphics Flow
    Keep Graphs and Tables Simple
    Give Emphasis to Important Data
    Use White Space Wisely
    Use a Graphic Instead of Text Whenever Possible
  • Programs and Printing
    Publisher Vs. PowerPoint
    Use Publisher for Larger Sizes
    Proofread Before Printing!!
    Only Print Once ~ Printing is $$
    Print Early
    Time to Work Around Technical Difficulties
    Time to Reprint if Needed
  • Examples
    The Good, The Bad, and The UGLY!
  • Visually Appealing
    http://gc2009.graphicon.ru/authors/posterformatting
  • Good Use of Graphics and Text
    http://gc2009.graphicon.ru/authors/posterformatting
  • http://www.castdiv.org/DirectorsAward.htm
    Award Winning Poster
  • http://tos.org/resources/publications/sci_speaking/bad_poster.pdf
    Bad Example!
  • Do Not Do This
  • Presenting The Poster
    Arrive Early to Prepare
    Stand by Your Poster, but off to one Side
    Dress Appropriately
    Not Too Casual
    Colors Work with Poster
    Know the Information on Your Poster
    Be Ready to Think on Your Feet
    Be Ready to Answer Questions
    Have a Prepared Overview
    5-15 minutes
    Rehearse It!
    Work Your Audience
    Gauge Interest To Decide How Much Information to Share
    Avoid Monopolizing Someone’s Time
    Engage in Conversation
    Do Not Ignore People
    Distribute Your Time Appropriately
    Network
    Gather Business Cards and Follow-Up
    Greet the Audience
    Make Eye-Contact
    Smile
  • Handouts
    Check Spelling and Grammar
    Follow Theme & Colors of Poster
    Include Contact Information
    Include a URL to Connect People to a Web Site with More Information
    Make Enough Copies
    Use for Longer Explanations and Details that Did Not Fit on Your Poster
  • Your Assignment
    Drum Roll Please…..
  • The Goals
    Present ideas in a clear, concise, appealing visual format.
    Prepare a short oral presentation and written handout to enhance and summarize the visual presentation.
    Respond to participant's questions and comments in a professional and appropriate manner.
    Connect with colleagues who are possible future collaborators.
  • Your Topic
    DescribeJob Requirements
    Career
    Exploration
    Compare Two Careers
    Highlight Employers Within a Career
    Provide Career Outlook
  • Your Proposal
    A 300 Word Abstract Due by June 11
    Abstract Should
    Tell the Purpose of the Research
    Research Question or Hypothesis
    Explain What You Would Like to Learn, Identify, or Discover
    Include Your Research Plan
    Make People Want to Visit Your Poster
  • Your Poster
    Posters Should be: 4 feet X 6 feet
    Direction Should be: Landscape
    Include:
    Abstract
    Title
    Author Names
    Section Headings
    Graphics, Charts, and/or Tables
  • Poster Specifications
    Font Size Minimums
    Readable 3 Feet Away From Poster
    Title – 72pt
    Authors- 56 pt
    Section Headings- 36 pt
    Body Text- 24 pt
    Captions – 20 pt
    Choose Crisp, Clear Font
    Avoid cursive or cutesy fonts
  • Presenting Your Poster
    Poster Session Will be Held July 2 from 11:30-12:30
    You Will Need to Stand by Your Poster During This Time
    Smile, Make Eye Contact, and Greet Attendees
    Prepare a Less Than 5 Minute “Canned” Presentation
    Be Prepared to Repeat
    Practice Questions and Answers
    Be Ready to Answer and Ask Questions
    Connect With Your Audience
  • Your Handouts
    Have at Least One Handout at the Poster Session
    1 Page is Ideal – 3 Pages Maximum
    Make Enough Copies for all Attendees
    Include
    Title of Poster
    Your Contact Information
    Support the Purpose of Your Poster Presentation
    But Not Simply a Replica of Your Poster
    Match the Colors and Graphics of Your Poster
  • Due Dates
    Proposal Due June 11
    Poster Must be Printed by June 25
    Poster Session: July 2, 11:30-12:30 in Amargosa
    Including
    Handouts
    Less Than 5 Minute Presentations
    Questions and Answers
    Arrive Early for Set Up
  • Questions?