Call for Posters 2018-05-09T15:17:42+00:00

Call for Posters

Poster submission is not required to attend the symposium, however, all attendees are encouraged to submit posters to the poster sessions held during the symposium. Information and requirements for poster submission can be found below. We encourage a variety of poster presentations submitted by all professionals who focus on research in biomedical sciences.

CALL FOR SUBMISSION:
Deadline for abstract submission:
To be considered for “Selected Poster Presentation”: CLOSED
To participate in general poster session: CLOSED

What to submit and present:
Proposal
Please complete the proposal template provided and submit in WORD format to fhs@umac.mo. Please indicate “Poster Submission – (Your Full name)” in the subject line. You may download the proposal template here.
The proposal should include:

  • First author name and affiliation
  • Contact information of First author
  • A 250-character (max.) poster title
  • A 250-word (max.) abstract / summary

Selected Poster Presentation
A review committee consists of members from the Faculty of Health Sciences will assess all submitted poster proposals after the submission deadline.  The best proposal/abstract(s) will be selected to give an on-stage presentation.

Best Poster Award
A review committee consists of members from the Faculty of Health Sciences will assess all posters during the poster session. A maximum of five posters will be given the Best Poster Award.

Poster Preparation
Maximum poster size is 0.8 metre (wide) by 1.18 metre (high). Exhibition boards and amenities for putting up the posters will be provided by the organizer. Presenters have to post their printed posters before the Opening Ceremony on 8th June (Friday). Printing service is not available on site.

The poster should include:

  • Title: project title
  • Name(s) of Author(s): your name, faculty advisor’s name (if applicable), names of collaborators, and department
  • Purpose (or Objectives or Introduction)
  • Methods
  • Results or Findings
  • Discussion
  • Summary/conclusions; and
  • Acknowledgments

The poster must cover the material as cited in the abstract.

  • Place the title of your paper and your paper number prominently on the top of the poster board to allow viewers to identify your paper.
  • Highlight the authors’ names and contact information in case the viewer is interested in more information.
  • Prepare diagrams and charts legibly in a size sufficient to be read at a distance of 2 metres.
  • Paragraph and figure captions should be at least in a 24-point font (0.9 cm height) and headers at least in a 36-point font (1.2 cm height). The presentation shall be clear, orderly, and self-explanatory.