E-Poster Guidlines

Guidelines to prepare and upload your e-poster

Posters should be presented both as poster boards and as e-posters.


Guidelines to complete your poster:

•    Posters should be prepared in English
•    Layout: Portrait (Vertical Orientation)
•    Restrict your document to a single page

Title and content

•    Title: The title will be a one-line description of the research followed by
1) a list of the names of all participants (Principal Investigator first),
2) the affilitation, and
3) primary contact information for the PI including name, email, if appropriate, a project website.

•    Poster Content: The body of the poster will clearly illustrate the objective and results of the research. Key context, terms, and concepts will be included (please avoid jargon). Authors are encouraged to be creative and to include graphics, charts, and graphs.

Printed Poster Requirements

•    Size: Posters will be 3 feet wide x 4 feet tall (91 cm x 122 cm)
•    DPI 300 pixels/inch
•    Posters are to be printed on lightweight paper or cloth so that can be mounted using thumbtacks. Do not print on thick foam-core board or other heavy boards. The 3’ by 4’ limit will be strictly enforced due to space limitations. No electrical outlets, tables, or chairs will be provided for poster displays.

Digital e-Poster Requirements

•    Size e-Poster: the minimum recommended size (format WxH) is 1125 x 2000px and the maximum is 2250 x 4000px.
•    File Size: the maximum file size is 25 Megabytes (25 MB).
•    File Format: Save your file as a PDF in order to upload your e-Poster.
•    Media: Pictures, graphs and tables can be included in the e-Poster.
•    Multimedia: videos and music cannot be included in the e-Poster.

For creating your contribution, Microsoft PowerPoint® may be used as a tool (among others). In versions 2013 and 2016 of PowerPoint®  a new E-Poster can be set up and finally exported following these steps:

•    To properly set up a new document before editing please select:
Design > Slide Size > Custom Slide Size… > Slides sized for “Widescreen” and Orientation > Slides “Portrait”

•    Final export into a PDF document can be performed via File > Save As >  Save as type: PDF (*.pdf).