Presenter Guide – Poster

Poster presentations will be held from Tuesday – 4 August 2015 to Friday – 7 August 2015 at the Summit 1 & 2 (Level 3). Poster boards are pre-assigned and marked with your Abstract ID. Please feel free to approach the Poster Help Desk for assistance.

  1. Poster Display and Question and Answer (Q & A) Session

    Presenter Attendance Required
    During Poster Q & A Session
    from 16:00 to 18:00
    Poster set-up
    from 10:30, must be
    completed by 12:30
    Poster tear down
    from 18:00, must be
    completed by 18:30
    Conference Day 2 Tuesday, 4 August HS, ST
    Conference Day 3 Wednesday, 5 August AS, BG
    Conference Day 4 Thursday, 6 August IG, OS
    Conference Day 5 Friday, 7 August PS, SE
  2. Prepare Your Poster
    Please note that changes have been made to the poster dimensions for AOGS2015
    Each presenter is provided with a 2.4m wide x 1m high poster panel. The presentation must cover the same material as the abstract submitted. The poster should be 1 x A0 size in landscape format, measuring 1189 mm length x 841 mm height maximum.

    1. Place your Abstract ID, Abstract Title and Authors’ names prominently at the top of the poster to allow viewers to identify your abstract easily.
      Presenter’s Name must be underlined and in Bold Letterings.
    2. Authors’ names, e‐mails and address information must be provided in case the viewer is interested in contacting you for more information.
    3. You have complete freedom in displaying your information in figures, tables, text, photographs, etc in the poster.
    4. A successful poster presentation depends on how well you convey information to an interested (but not expert) audience. You may wish to structure your poster by including the background of your research followed by results and conclusions.
  3. Set Up Your Poster (See also 1 above)

    1. Posters should be set-up by 12:30 of the assigned day
    2. Posters are scheduled to be on display from 10:30 to 18:00 for a day.
    3. Poster Q & A Session is as scheduled and presenter attendance is required during the session.
    4. Adhesive tapes and scissors are available at the Poster Help Desk, nearby the poster boards. If you have special needs for your poster presentation, please bring those supplies with you to the meeting.

  4. Remove Your Poster

    1. Posters must be removed after the viewing time by 18:30.
    2. After this time, posters remaining on the boards may be removed and discarded by cleaners. AOGS will not be responsible for posters and materials left on poster boards after the stated hours.

  5. Student Poster Competition
    AOGS is pleased to announce the Student Poster Competition.
    Awards shall be in the form of Certificates, to be signed by AOGS President and the Section President, and Complimentary Registrations for the Winners to attend AOGS Annual Meeting in the following year.

    1. One award minimum per Section, and 1 additional award for every 20 student posters.
    2. If won, Best Student Poster Award will be awarded to only the Presenting Author
    3. Presenter Attendance is Required during the Poster Session (See table above for your Section’s Poster Session Schedule)
    4. The criteria for evaluating poster presentations are
      1. Scientific quality and novelty
      2. Poster design, and
      3. Ability of student presenter to answer questions