Guidance for Submission of Posters

To present your research as a poster presentation, you need to submit an abstract to the conference organising committee by the given deadline. Occasionally, and upon discretion of the committee, posters may be submitted after the deadline. your submission will be reviewed by a member of the executive committee and if successful, you will be invited to attend the conference as a poster presenter.

Your posters will be displayed for the duration of the conference. Time has been set aside on the afternoon of Wednesday 20th November 2019 for posters to be presented. The format of this session will be interactive where the audience will be invited to engage with the posters and in conversation with the presenters about the research related to the poster.

If you have not already done so, please register for the conference as soon as possible.

You can register online for the conference at:

Please read the following tips for creating a successful poster.  You should not feel pressured to follow all these suggestions, as everyone’s style of poster presentation will be different and valid.  However, it is important that your poster is A0 size and orientated in portrait.

A1 or A0 is the recommended size for a poster.

We advise portrait orientation.

Most poster presenters will build their document as one Powerpoint slide and then save it as a PDF for printing. Your university may have a template that you can use, so make sure you ask your colleagues and/or supervisors about this.

Some A4 handouts or smaller black and white copies of your poster may be useful to bring to the conference for people to take away.   Over the 3 days, we anticipate about 80 delegates will look at your poster.  If you have contact cards, you can also bring these to hand out to delegates when they come to look at your poster, or alternatively, put your contact details on your handouts.

Make sure you don’t forget to put the following information on your poster: title, your name, your supervisors’ names (if appropriate), your affiliation and contact details such as your email address and twitter name. Remember that less is more when it comes to poster presentations, so try not to overload your poster with text. Images can be a great way to communicate information on a poster.

Please have a look at some of the example posters presented at the conference: