Poster Walks

The 8th WCRI lunchtime Poster Walk Sessions offer an interactive format for stimulating the exchange of ideas among participants. Poster Walks concern subsets of posters grouped according to topic. Moderators will lead the Poster Walks, moving from poster to poster.

The first author is expected to be in attendance at their poster during the relevant Poster Walk session, depending on whether their poster has an even or an odd poster number (see below). Each presenter is expected to pitch their work for 3 minutes followed by 3 minutes of discussion and questions from the audience. The even-number Poster Walk Session is scheduled for 12:00 to 13:30 on Monday, and the odd-number Poster Walk Session is scheduled 12:00 to 13:30 on Tuesday..

Instructions for Posters

Posters should be mounted on the designated poster board in the poster area at the designated time. Maximum size of the poster is size A0 in portrait format (84.1 cm width x 118.9 cm height). Presenters are reminded to bring their printed posters to the conference venue. No printing service will be provided on site. The conference staff will provide materials for fixing posters to boards.

Note from the Poster & Award Committee

The language of the conference is English and no simultaneous translation services will be provided. Presenters will have two minutes to present their poster in English. We encourage you to practice your presentation several times and time it. If English is not your native language, as you prepare it could be useful to ask a native or fluent English speaker to provide feedback and help you articulate your key points effectively within 3 minutes.

The following resources may be useful for poster preparation:

Conference presentations: Lead the poster parade
Ten Simple Rules for a Good Poster Presentation
How to create a better research poster in less time
Make the most of conference posters and slides on F1000Research