Poster Location

All posters will be located in the Exhibit Hall at the Shaw Conference Centre, Edmonton, AB. Posters should be hung on Wednesday, November 1, 2017 between the hours of 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. If you are not arriving in Edmonton until later Wednesday evening, posters may be hung between 8:30 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, November 2, 2017. Volunteers will be located in the poster area to assist you if required.

Placement of Posters

Each poster has been assigned a category and a number. When you arrive in the Exhibit Hall all poster boards will be marked with poster numbers.

Poster Preparation and Dimensions

  1. The available area for the poster is “8 feet wide x 4 feet tall”.
  2. Poster boards provided for you are made to work with Velcro. It is recommended that you bring your own Velcro coins to ensure secure placement of your poster.
  3. The title, author(s) and the place(s) of work should be positioned on the top of the poster area.
  4. Data should include a brief explanation of the aims, methods, results and conclusions.
  5. All text, tables and drawings should be large enough to be seen at a distance of two meters (18 to 22 point font is recommended).
  6. Drawings may be originals or photographs and data should be in the form of tables and/or figures.
  7. A conference registration badge must be worn in order to enter the exhibit hall area and place your poster.  Upon arrival at the Shaw Conference Centre, proceed to the Registration Area to pick up your badge. Please remember to bring a copy of your registration receipt which contains your bar-code.

Poster Presentation Hours

All posters must be on display for three consecutive days beginning on Thursday, November 2, 2017 at 9 a.m. and ending at 2 p.m. on Saturday, November 4, 2017.

On Friday, November 3, 2017 there will be a hosted wine and cheese reception in the poster area from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. We ask that all authors and/or co-authors be present at their poster for presentation at the reception.

Poster Removal

Poster must be taken down between 12:30 p.m. and 4 p.m. on Saturday, November 4, 2017. Posters left on the poster boards after 4:30 p.m. will be removed by staff and volunteers and discarded.