As you develop your poster, determine which aspects of your research project are most interesting and important and consider how you can communicate that information visually. Posters are most effective when they mix visuals and text, include plenty of white space, and guide the reader through the material with a logical organization.
Here are a few basic pieces of information your poster should include:
There are many websites that provide practical advice on how to design an effective poster presentation, including the following:
Your poster should:
Your Poster Session
You will present your poster and interact with attendees about your work at the time designated in your Speaker Service Center and in the Convention Program. We will send session details to presenters later this summer.
Please arrive a few minutes early and stay near your poster throughout the duration of your session. You may leave your poster up throughout the rest of the Convention.
Poster Presentation Tips
Develop a “talk” that will complement your poster’s information; consider probable viewer questions as you prepare. Prepare a few different versions of your poster “talk”:
Practice your talk, complete with gestures, while maintaining eye contact.
During the poster session, allow viewers some time look at the poster’s content, particularly the visuals, and then tell them about it.
Bring your business cards and a stack of handouts that summarize your presentation for attendees to take away from your session.
Bring a sign-up sheet to collect contact information to email additional information after the Convention to those interested.
Questions? Please contact us at NCTEevents@ncte.org
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