Poster Location

All posters will be located in the Ballroom Salon of the Halifax Convention Centre – Third Level. Posters should be set-up on WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2018 between the hours of 12:00 PM and 7:00 PM. If you are not arriving in Halifax until after that time, posters may also be hung between 7:00 AM and 9:00 AM on THURSDAY, OCTOBER  11, 2018.

Placement of Posters

Each poster has been assigned a category and a number. When you arrive in the Ballroom Salon 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 of 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 Ballroom Salon and place your poster.  Upon arrival proceed to the Registration Area to pick up your badge and please remember to bring a copy of your registration receipt which contains a bar-code.

Poster Presentation Hours

All posters must be on display for three consecutive days beginning on Thursday, October 11, 2018 at 9:00 AM and ending at 1:30 PM on Saturday, October 13, 2018.

We ask that all authors and/or co-authors be present at their poster for presentation at the following respective times to facilitate discussion of your abstract. 

  • Thursday, October 11, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM     Wine & Cheese Reception
  • Friday, October 12, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM     Wine & Cheese Reception

Poster Removal

Posters MUST be removed on Saturday, October 13, 2018 between 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM.  At 4:00 PM all remaining posters will be removed and destroyed.

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