check-in, each poster will be assigned a poster number (corresponding to
easels in the display area). Posters submitted later than September 23
may only be accepted on a space available basis and are not guaranteed
inclusion in the program handouts.
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 Monday afternoon.
GRADUATE STUDENT POSTER COMPETITION
Graduate students are eligible for
and may compete for poster prizes in several scientific categories, such
All graduate students who wish to participate
in this competition must indicate this on the poster abstract submission
Prizes include a monetary award and
The SSRL Users' Executive Committee
will judge posters during the poster session reception and will present
awards during the on-site meeting dinner, Monday, October 7.
Posters may be set up as early as
7:45 a.m., Monday, October 7. All authors are expected to remain with
their posters for the poster session on Monday from 3:15-5:00 p.m.
Authors are responsible for retrieving their posters no later than 1:00
p.m. on Tuesday, October 8.
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. Push pins will be provided for
mounting materials. No audiovisual equipment is available. Poster authors
may make preprints of their papers available to participants.
Posters will be displayed throughout
the meeting, so they 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" (1 cm).
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
Dimensions: The entire size of the poster
material(s) is limited to the dimension (48" x 48") of the poster board
provided by SSRL.
Dunn for more information.