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

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