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Questions about conference poster presentations. Poster presentations usually consist of affixing the research poster to a portable wall with the researcher in attendance to answer any questions.

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Present a Poster or Paper at a conference that takes place right after expected defense date?

I currently have signed up and submitted an abstract for a poster presentation at a conference in late April (AAG Annual Meeting). I received an email yesterday for a "Call for Papers" in a narrow ...
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Is it unprofessional to use graphics from Wikipedia in a poster?

Is it an acceptable practice to use simple graphics found on Wikipedia (and hence in Wikimedia Commons) in a conference poster? From the legal point of view, this seems to be fine, as long as the ...
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Should we put the references in slides/poster when we already have them in paper?

After reading this question about slides making and asking myself two questions about poster making and TED talking, I realize that these activities are for showing what you found, make the audience ...
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Poster - should I send the file to all my collaborators?

I'm a PhD student and I prepared a poster for a conference. Do you think I should send the poster file to all the co-authors? The list is quite long so I mailed the draft only to a few of them.
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Which is the better scheme for a poster: “tell a story” or “important first”?

In an attempt to make a poster of my work, I search for tips on the internet and books and I meet two opinions that conflict with each other: Tell a story: Why do we choose this (Objective) How do ...
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Is it generally allowed to send a published paper to another conference but in a different format?

My paper is accepted for poster presentation for a conference. Is it allowed sent it again to other conferences without withdrawing it from first conference? I am looking for oral presentation.
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How does a committee select received manuscripts for poster presentation?

What are the differences between papers that are chosen for presentation vs those which are accepted for poster presentation? Is one less reputable than the other one? How does a committee select ...
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Etiquette on changing poster abstract from submitted abstract

I'm fairly early on in my PhD research. A few months ago I submitted an abstract to a conference, which was accepted. The conference is coming up soon, and my research has taken a slight turn away ...
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How often are poster presentations rejected from conferences?

I've never given any sort of presentation at a conference before, but I was under the impression that poster presentations are less prestigious and also much easier to get accepted. I submitted a ...
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Submitting an abstract late for a poster presentation

there is a conference that my advisor suggested that I attend and present at, but unfortunately as this was just suggested today, I missed the abstract submission deadline by about a week. I know ...
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Paper accepted for poster presentation in IEEE, what are the chances of it being published?

I had recently submitted a paper to an IEEE conference, and eventually got accepted, but for poster presentation. This is the very first time i have written a paper.Although it is a great achievement ...
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Default poster size

What is the typical size for a conference poster? Is it "ask the organizers", or can I safely assume that I'll get a default size, and that there will be enough space to hang it at the poster session? ...
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Talks vs. poster presentations

I'm looking into applying to present at a conference for undergraduates in mathematics this summer. When I apply, I have to either apply to give a talk (~20 minutes) or present a poster. From what ...
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Travelling for an academic seminar with a 36*48 inch poster board on a flight

I need to attend a competition\seminar with my teenage son. He needs to create a project for this competition on a 36"*48" trifold poster board. Now the dimensions of this trifold poster board do not ...
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Printing a poster at the conference

While peripherally related to Flying with a poster tube as a hand luggage, I am trying to avoid this. I would like to print my poster at the conference. I am considering this for two reasons. First, ...
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How important are poster sessions in conferences?

Many times I've attended and will attend international conferences presenting a poster in my life. I used to think that this poster works have been considered less important than scientific papers or ...
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Flying with a poster tube as a hand luggage

I am flying to a conference, in which I am presenting a poster. In principle there might be a problem, as the poster tube: is a second piece of hand luggage, it is longer than the limit allows. ...
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What are some general good principles for creating a poster for a poster session?

Should one create slides similar to those that one uses in a good powerpoint presentation? Or are there things that a poster should include that a powerpoint should not include? (and vice versa)
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How do you cite from a presentation or poster at a conference?

For example, a presentation whose PDF is listed at http://www.astro.ex.ac.uk/exoclimes/2012/pdf/talks/Day02_Ferreira.pdf? And what if the presentation doesn't have a publicly available URL? How would ...
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Software to use for creating posters for academic conferences?

And how much time does it usually take? I'd like to create a poster without having to put too much time into formatting.