HINTS FOR A POSTER PRESENTATION
Before you start:
Contact your group at least one month before the presentation
Each person of the group should have copy of all the files
containing any information about the project
THE INSTRUCTIONS supplied by the organizers!!!!!
the size limits of your poster
the KEY POINT(S) of your work
Preparing your poster:
poster should cover the KEY POINTS of your work
should have examples!!!
in mind the audience
a sketch of your poster
8 1/2" X 11" sheets of paper
that this is a POSTER presentation not an ORAL presentation
letters should be readable from a distance of 10'
poster should be easy to read
possible and appropriate use more graphical material than text
not use cartoons or other drawings that can give the impression of a
does not substitute for content
an oral one-minute poster overview and a short presentation for those who
will be visiting your poster
extra examples (and a notebook) that might help to clarify concepts
up your work and bring a copy on a diskette
Sketching your poster:
text should flow downward in columns
the logical sequence
numbers on each sheet so that its easy to follow
an easy to read font and a large size (For example, the SIMU presentation
not use too many colors
Remove all non-essential information
a minimal amount of text
preprints and handouts
up your poster and practice the presentation a few days before leaving for
materials for setting up your poster: thumbtacks, tape, scissors, etc.
your poster and do not put it in your checked baggage
your poster with your name and hotel address
to BRING YOUR POSTER to the conference!!!
At the Conference:
the time that you are suppose to set up your poster
on time for the poster session
the session starts, never leave your poster
available for discussion!
all the members of the group explain something about the poster
Have an answer for the following questions:
your problem in a few sentences
there anything already known about your problem?
is your contribution to the problem?
is the importance of your results for the area related to your research?
mathematical tools and background were needed to solve the problems you
the investigation complete or are there still results which have not been
are the relevant open questions?
you suggest an approach to solve them?
Back to the Other Links Page.