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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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Should bullet points be used on research posters

From my search on the internet on how a research poster should be designed I got a lot of different opinions on best practices. The area where opinions seemed particularly diverging were the use of ...
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Can I use text from my conference poster in my manuscript?

I presented a poster at a conference last year to gain some feedback on my research. Since then, I have made significant findings and am beginning to write a manuscript. I would like to use some of ...
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Why would the organizers of an online conference ask poster presenters not to include any URLs or hyperlinks in their poster?

The following instructions were sent to poster presenters at some online conference (AAAI 2022): Submission guidelines: All posters must be uploaded as PDF files. Posters may not exceed 1 page/side. ...
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What tried and tested possibilities are there to create a poster without using LaTeX? [duplicate]

What tried and tested possibilities are there to set up a (nice) poster for a conference without using LaTeX? I find LaTeX always cumbersome for that purpose and I am curious about alternatives.
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Contradiction in requested poster dimension (px vs. cm)

We are preparing an e-poster and a printed poster for poster presentation at a conference. The organizer define the dimension of the poster as follows (everything is prepared in .pptx format and then ...
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publishing a poster in a conference and then an extended version in another conference, is that possible?

I was planning to submit a couple of posters to a Computer Science conference because there are some final experiments that I should perform with the data we have at hand. I wondered if there would be ...
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What is acceptable in a "virtual poster presentation"?

I am a PhD student and will give a "virtual poster presentation" at a conference this summer. It seems like the standard templates for academic posters are not appropriate here, because: it ...
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Rejected short paper accepted as poster [closed]

I am a 1st year computer science PhD student. I recently submitted a paper to a large conference LBW that was rejected (with fair comments), I re submitted with changes to a smaller conference short ...
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Should I add the Poster or the article published in the proceedings to my CV?

I presented a poster 3 years ago in a small conference and added the poster to my CV and ResearchGate profile. At the request of the conference organisers, I also wrote a short article describing the ...
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Self-plagiarism to re-use figures and key phrases on poster

I have submitted a conference paper to an IEEE conference, which will be published in IEEE Xplore, once I have appropriately finished presenting this paper in either a lecture or poster setting (of ...
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Should you tell everything in a poster session if you have not published it yet in a journal?

I have a poster session tomorrow about an idea I didn't publish yet but planning very soon. If people stop by and asked me in detail about my idea, should I openly discuss or not?
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What are the pros and cons of publishing a new unpublished idea in a poster session in a leading conference?

I worked on an idea and got new results. I came across a very prestigious conference that calls for poster abstracts. I sent mine and it was accepted for a poster presentation. Should I present it ...
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APA7 citation - What to use for 'location' of an online conference poster/presentation

Since there's quite a few online or virtual (i.e. not in person) conferences happening these days (e.g. the 2020 AGU Fall Meeting), what do people use for the 'Location' field in a full citation? ...
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How should I sign myself on poster if I am a student?

I am preparing a scientific poster for a conference. Most researchers' posters have on the top of page header: TITLE FIRST+LAST INSTITUTION I am currently a bachelor student and this work is being ...
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I want to be the sole student author on a poster, but my advisor wants to bring on other students

I am in my 2nd year of my Ph.D. program and I want to submit a poster to a conference that will be held this spring. I brought up this idea to my advisor; she agreed, however she wants me to ask a few ...
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What should we do when an abstract gets accepted for a conference, but the material is not ready?

Recently, my team's abstract was accepted for a poster presentation at a conference. The abstract submitted is not a complete work. Over time, we still don't have the desired results that are worth ...
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What makes a good recorded video poster presentation for an academic conference?

A "video poster presentation" sounds like a logical impossibility, but now that conferences are online, they seem to be a thing. What makes one effective? How is this different from a ...
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What Types of Content Should Be Included in A Poster Presentation of Unfinished Work?

I am preparing my first research poster for a conference at my school that allows for participants to present on unfinished work. I would be interested to know from more experienced researchers what ...
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Time management during a poster presentation competition

I had a poster competition and given 4 minutes to explain everything in brief to the judges plus 1 minute for Q&A. I prepared in that way and explained my work to the judges in 3 minutes and 58 ...
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At a conference, should I visit other people's posters during my poster session?

Usually, conferences give you between 1-2 hours to present your poster. My dilemma is that sometimes I am interested in learning about other posters during that time period. But I also have to keep ...
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What language should my poster for a national convention be?

I will present work of mine in form of a poster on a national convention/congress/conference in my broader (STEM-related) field. A manuscript has already been submitted by me, in english. Manuscripts ...
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Should I include reference section on a conference poster? [duplicate]

I believe that including references is important, especially for a chemistry conference poster. However, I have more than two dozens of citations so it is way too lengthy. Should I still include the ...
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Best template for Poster presentation :First time(Conference)

My paper has been accepted in a conference related to computer science. I need to prepare a Poster for presentation. This is my first time, I tried to find some good templates but ended up nothing. I ...
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About participating a poster-session

One of my papers has been accepted to a reputable conference's Poster Session part. Currently, the only financial support I can take is from my school which partially finances my travel to the ...
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Poster about a published article (Poster session in physics conference)

What is the usual way to indicate on the poster that the poster is just a summary of an already published article? I plan to give the reference as part of the poster title at the top, such as: ...
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Can I add a poster session to my CV if I wasn't there but had my name on it?

I worked on research that was presented as a poster session at a conference. However, I was not the first author and didn't attend the conference, but my name was on the poster. Is it still okay to ...
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How to approach a mistake I made in an abstract for a Conference?

In about a month I will be presenting a poster among 100+ people in an international congress. However, I'm just realizing that I made a huge mistake in the abstract I sent (accepted of course), ...
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Declining an offer to present a poster instead of a paper

I have submitted a paper to a conference which defined several submission categories: papers, posters, etc. I submitted my abstract in the paper category, but was asked to present a poster instead. I ...
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What tricks can I use to add value to my poster?

Going round conference poster sessions, I notice the occasional poster where the presenter has used a bit of creativity to help with their communication/networking, perhaps related to linking in some ...
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What is the standard scientific conference poster size and quality? [duplicate]

What is an ideal poster size for scientific conference? Should it be printed on paper or flex or photo paper?
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Scientific poster about ongoing work

I'm attending a summer school for graduate students, where I'm required to prepare a scientific poster about the research I'm conducting. However, the project is far from being finished, I only have ...
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How important is to include an acknowledgment in the poster presentation?

The organization where I work provided me funding for a poster presentation. My opinion is to acknowledge the funding organization due to the research team of an organization is the authors of the ...
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Logo selection for poster presentation

I am presenting a poster at ICBC, which is sponsored by the IEEE Communications Society (ComSoc). I am planning to use two logos for my poster. I am considering the logos of the following: The ...
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can a poster paper and poster presentation have different title?

I have submitted a poster paper for publication. Now its time to present the poster presentation at the conference. I am presenting my key idea and results after my work rather than the actual results ...
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Poster Presentations: Is it acceptable to present an update to a currently ongoing project as a poster at a conference?

The project has been going on for about 5 years, but we have made large strides in the past year. We already presented the project last year at the same conference, but would it be acceptable to ...
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Are hand made posters acceptable in Academia?

Are hand assembled posters acceptable in Academia? When I say academia, I mean formal presentation settings such as conferences and symposia. I ask because I am preparing for a symposium and came ...
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How valuable are poster presentations for new Ph.D. student?

I have submitted my first paper in a very top conference, but the paper was accepted in the poster section instead. I am ok with that, as the reviews were very helpful. However, is it interesting to ...
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Conference Paper/Poster version of Bachelor Thesis - should I cite the thesis?

My B. Sc. thesis is shortlisted for a young scientist award, which allows me to take part in the respective society's yearly conference for free, submit a full conference paper as well as present a ...
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Poster authorship

I've been working on a research paper for about a year now, and am the first author (a graduate student). I'm getting a lot of help from some faculty mentors, and they will be listed as 2nd and 3rd ...
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Should I be content with poster paper or should I try again?

A research paper of mine has been accepted at an IEEE conference. Although I submitted my best work as a research paper, my best was not good enough and the reviewers threw it with the poster ...
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Is it normal that my adviser presented my work at a conference while I was there?

A couple of month ago, I was in a conference with my adviser. I had a poster and he had a talk. His talk was about my project. In fact, it was newer results that I presented in my poster. After he ...
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What is the optimal way for poster presentation in conference?

I am presenting (PPT) my regular research paper in a computer science conference. Additionally, the conference has a poster session of 2 hr. What I find difficult in poster session is that the process ...
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Oral presentation or poster presentation, is it always our choice? (paper submission)

I submitted a paper for a conference and I was just wondering since it's a paper submission is it sure that it will be an oral presentation or they can still ask for a poster presentation?
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"Poster presentation" vs "poster only" in academic conference

I want to submit an abstract. I have three options: Oral presentation Poster presentation Poster ONLY What is the difference between 2 and 3?
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Possibility of submitting a paper whose one page has been previously accepted in a poster session?

If a topic (only one page) has been accepted previously in poster session of a conference / workshop, is it possible to submit the long version of the same topic (15 pages) to another conference? (...
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How can a paper accepted for a poster session be credible?

If a paper is accepted in poster session of a conference or workshop such that only one page of the article will be published in proceedings, how this paper can be credible? (in particular in computer ...
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Poster session includes a "poster" + "article"?

When we are accepted in a poster session, does it mean that we need to provide a "poster" (usually in A0 size) + an "article" which explains the topic in a separate file ? Or both poster and article ...
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Best cloth for a poster

I am printing a poster for presenting at a conference. I would like to print on cloth so that I can carry it easily in the suitcase. In many print shops I have to select which cloth exactly to print ...
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Inaccurate equations in slides or posters

In a paper I am presenting, a key equation contains the term $1 / floor(n/k)$, where n and k are some integers. This term is quite cumbersome, so I thought that, when I present my paper in a poster or ...
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Where to upload conference posters and how to share them?

When presenting a scientific poster at a conference, I am often asked by colleagues if they can get a copy of the poster. Often, I have DIN A4 prints ready (quite hard to read...) and I am also happy ...
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