XIX International Plant Protection Congress (IPPC2019)

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Poster Guidelines

Poster Author Information and Instructions
By following the instructions and guidelines below, your poster presentation will go smoothly. Please read all information carefully.

Poster Size and Layout
Each author will get one side of two sided poster board of 90 cm × 120 cm, and each will have a useable area measuring 80 cm (Width) × 110 cm (Height). This is a portrait/vertical format. Poster materials may not extend outside the assigned half-board.

Attendees may take photos of posters if the poster author agrees. Authors who do not want their posters to be photographed will have to indicate on the top right corner of the poster, at a size of 8 cm x 8 cm or larger.

Poster Presentation Rules and Guidelines

  • Posters should be presented in English. Presenters may also wish to prepare separate handouts.
  • Audio- visual equipment is not permitted in the poster board area.
  • When preparing your poster, please check the poster size guidelines before printing (See above).
  • You must register and wear IPPC 2019 Registration badge to gain admittance at any time to the poster areas. If you would like to invite a guest (e.g., friend, colleague, etc), he or she must complete a Conference Registration. Unregistered guests are not permitted to attend the poster sessions.
  • All poster boards will be pre-numbered. Please be certain to mount your poster on the correct board. All posters will be allotted with a poster number in final program.
  • On-site printing is NOT facilitated; it should be done in advance by the presenter.
  • Do not leave personal materials or belongings under poster boards or in the poster area. Organisers are not responsible for any articles left in the poster area or elsewhere.
  • Do not write or paint directly on the poster boards.
  • Best Poster awards will be decided by a panel of judges and announced in the plenary session.

Designing Effective Posters
Effective poster design requires careful thought and advance preparation. The following suggestions may help in preparing effective posters.
  • Identify 2-3 principal messages you have to convey.
  • Prepare a heading at the top of your poster indicating the abstract title, authors, and affiliations.
  • Your presentation must be readable from distances of at least 90 cm. Keep visuals simple and clear. Simple use of colour can add emphasis.
  • Summarize current research in graphic form whenever possible; use charts, tables, graphs, pictures, etc. and minimize the amount of text.
  • Arrange materials in columns and use 'white space' to help direct readers logically through your poster.
  • Prepare your poster on laminated poster paper, fabric, or cardboard, allowing for space to mount it on the poster board with dual side adhesive tape.
  • Posters should be self-explanatory but not comprehensive. You will supplement and elaborate during your conversations with other attendees.

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