Scientific soft skills workshops: Poster presentationsThe opportunity to present your work as a poster at a meeting is an excellent introduction to interacting at international conferences. However, many scientists are not really aware, or do not know how to optimally design a visually effective poster that sells their key message.
A second aspect often overlooked is that the poster is only half the story; presenting the poster at a meeting is an essential element of promoting your research and yourself as an international scientist. Poster presentations allow you to interact one-on-one with people interested in your work, to establish contacts, and to hold interesting discussions about your work and the work of others.
The poster presentation workshop focuses on the design and content of the participants' own posters. We look at your posters and discuss elements that enhance dissemination of your key findings, such as where to place important information, how to make key points attract attention, planning attention getters, designing graphics, titles and subtitles, optimizing language and style, for example using lists and bullet points, and making the most of a poster session.
Poster presentation workshop topics
Deciding on content — less is better: your job is to provide the details at the poster session;
Download Workshop Descriptions:
Scitable (nature EDUCATION): Poster Presentations
EFCATS: How to Make a Successful Poster
Stanford School of Medicine: Poster Presentations: Tips & Templates
Posters: Colin Purrington: Desiging conference posters
Effective Posters: Creating Effective Poster Presentations
Poster examples: Poster pictures on Flickr