Poster Presenter Guidelines

Presentation Collection and Review

All presentations (DTRA-FUNDED RESEARCH, DoD FUNDED RESEARCH, and Non-GOVERNMENT FUNDED RESEARCH) will be reviewed and cleared for public release. No proprietary or Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) will be presented. Presentation collection begins October 3 with a deadline of October 31.  

PUBLIC RELEASE MARKERS

Branded images with public release statements must be included on all presentations. Images must be placed in the top right corner of posters to identify DTRA-FUNDED RESEARCH, DoD FUNDED RESEARCH, and Non-GOVERNMENT FUNDED RESEARCH. Images will be available for download on the presentation collection website. 

Poster Presenter Guidelines

The 2022 CBD S&T Conference will include two poster sessions. Poster presenters will display their posters throughout the conference and will present either during Poster Session I on Wednesday, December 7 from 5:00 PM–7:00 PM or Poster Session II on Thursday, December 8 from 5:00 PM–7:00 PM.

Poster presentations will be reviewed and cleared for public release through the presentation collection website. No proprietary or Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) and the deadline to submit is October 31.

Each poster presenter will have a 4 ft. high by 8 ft. wide space on a free-standing board to display their posters. Push-pins will be provided.

TIPS FOR PREPARING YOUR PRESENTATION

Fonts

Avoid using small fonts. In general, 28 point and larger fonts are easily readable. Avoid fancy serifs; bolded characters are suggested.

Graphics

Graphics should be well designed, simple and readable.

Utilize the Space

Occupy at least 50 percent of the 4-ft. by 8-ft. space

It is strongly discouraged to use printed PowerPoint slides as posters. Table-top displays are not permitted and electricity is not available.

POSTER PRESENTATION DAY and NUMBERS

Visit the agenda tab on September 27, click poster listing for poster presentation day. Numbers will be assigned prior to the conference.

Poster Session Dates and Times

5:00 PM–7:00 PM

Wednesday, December 7

5:00 PM–7:00 PM

Thursday, December 8


Poster presenters are required to:

  • Manage and present for the duration of the poster session
  • Poster presenters making multiple presentations can bounce between posters
  • Keep posters displayed for the full time outlined below

 

Procedure and Schedule for Hanging and Removing Posters

Early Poster Setup

Poster Setup

3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Tuesday, December 6

9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Wednesday, December 7

Early Poster Setup

3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Tuesday, December 6

 Poster Setup

9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Wednesday, December 7

All posters will remain up through Poster Session II on Thursday evening.

Poster Removal

7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Thursday, December 9

8:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Friday, December 10 ( all posters must be removed by noon )


Poster Shipping

It is highly recommended if shipping posters to send directly to your hotel and hand carry to the convention center.  Please do not ship any posters to the Convention Center as the Center is not responsible for lost/misplaced items.