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October 17-19, 2001
Oral Abstract Submissions - Due August 24
Poster Abstract Submissions - Due September 28
Users are invited to submit abstracts highlighting research activities
conducted over the past year at SSRL for poster presentations
at the Users' Meeting. Please use the abstract submission form via the web.
Posters will be displayed throughout the meeting and will be highlighted
during a poster session and reception on Thursday, October 19. The poster
session will be located just steps away from the main auditorium and the
vendor display area. Users presenting posters must also register for the
Upon registration check-in, each poster will be assigned a poster
number (corresponding to easels in the display area). Posters submitted later
than September 28 may
only be accepted on a space available basis and are not guaranteed inclusion in
Posters will be assigned a 48" x 48" foam board and easel on which
diagrams, graphs, data, pictures and a small amount of text may be mounted
(see poster preparation tips below). Each author will be expected to remain
with his/her poster presentation
throughout the poster session on Thursday afternoon.
GRADUATE STUDENT POSTER COMPETITION
Graduate students are eligible for and may compete for poster prizes
in several scientific categories, such as:
All graduate students who wish to participate in this competition must
indicate this on the poster abstract submission form.
Prizes include a monetary award and a ribbon.
must have either a US social security number or a tax identification number
prior to the event to be eligible for the cash award.
The SSRL Users' Executive Committee will judge posters during the poster
session reception and will present awards during the on-site meeting dinner,
Thursday, October 18.
Posters may be set up as early as 8:00 a.m., Thursday, October 18.
All authors are expected to remain with their posters for the poster
session reception on Thursday afternoon. Posters may remain up throughout
the meeting, but authors are responsible for retrieving their posters no
later than 2:00 p.m. on Friday, October 19.
POSTER PREPARATION TIPS
Poster materials will be displayed on a 48" x 48" white foam board on
which diagrams, graphs, data, pictures and a small amount of text may be
mounted. Thumbtacks will be provided for mounting materials. No audiovisual
equipment is available. Poster authors may make preprints of their papers
available to participants.
Posters prepared should be easily understood in the absence of the
author(s). The content of each poster should be clearly divided into sections
including introduction, problem definition (or aim of work), work summary,
results, and conclusions.
General guidelines are:
POSTER ABSTRACT SUBMISSION FORM
Legibility: The poster should be readable from a distance of at least 5'.
Suggested sizes are a minimum graph size of 10" (25 cm), section heading
letters of 3/4" (2 cm), and text and figure lettering not less than 3/8"
Heading: A heading label including the title, author name(s), and the primary
author(s) address should be included. The recommended lettering size is
1-3/16" (3 cm). This should be mounted at the top of the poster board.
Titles: All figures and tables should be titled.
Dimensions: The entire size of the poster material(s) is limited to the
dimension (48" x 48") of the poster board provided by SSRL.
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