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Title: How to Prepare and Present a Poster on Your Project


1
How to Prepare and Present a Poster on Your
Project
  • Linda Driskill
  • The Cain Project
  • driskila_at_rice.edu

2
Posters Present a Challenge
  • Posters must be lean and clean
  • Posters must stand alone
  • Audiences come and go

3
Todays Plan
  • Review and apply design principles
  • Promote your News

4
Whats The News?
5
Whats YOUR News?
  • What problem are you solving?
  • What are your results/conclusions?
  • What sets your work apart?
  • New theoretical approach / methods /
    interpretation of data
  • Why does your work matter?
  • How can your work be applied?

6
Consider the Audience
  • Why are they interested?
  • What are their backgrounds?
  • How will they benefit?
  • What are their questions?

7
Support for The News
  • Rank report info MUST / Good / nice
  • Include the MUST
  • Add some Good
  • Save nice details for discussion

8
Make The News Accessible
  • Include abstract or problem stmt/obj
  • Use forecasting or summary statements
  • Use specific headings
  • Reduce jargon

9
Visualize The News
10
VISUALIZE The News
  • Is it problem / solution?
  • Is it an image?
  • Is it a contrast? (old vs. new)
  • Is it a demonstration?

11
Relate News to Layout
  • Match visualization to layout
  • Left-to-right flow in vertical columns
  • Left-to-right flow in horizontal rows
  • Centered image with explanations
  • Two fields in contrast

12
L-to-R Flow in Vertical Columns
Title Authors
  • Flows top to bottom, left to right

13
Title Authors
  • Results

Methods
  • Problem
  • Table 1

Fig 2
Goals
Conclusions
14
L-to-R Flow in Rows
Title Authors
Part 1
Part 2
Part 3
15
Centered Image Explanations
Title Authors
Abstract
16
Two Fields in Contrast
Title Authors
17
Guide the Reader
  • Scale expresses relative importance
  • Indenting shows subordination
  • - As in this example
  • White space directs gaze
  • Color adds emphasis or coherence

18
Font Style and Size
  • Title (6 8 words)
  • Sans Serif
  • 90 - 120 pt
  • Headings (3 words)
  • Sans Serif
  • 36 - 48 pt
  • Text
  • Sans serif or Serif
  • 30 - 36 pt.

19
Principles of Explanation
  • Introduce figure beforehand
  • Discuss figure afterward
  • Tag images with explanations

20
Fat Text - - to - - Lean Text
  • The ideal anesthetic should quickly make the
    patient unconscious but allow a quick return to
    consciousness, have few side effects, and be safe
    to handle.
  • Ideal anesthetics
  • Quick sedation
  • Quick recovery
  • Few side effects
  • Safe to handle

21
Details Matter!
  • Check for consistent formatting
  • Check grammar spelling
  • Use a correct bibliography
  • Give credit to others (to establish your
    character and ethics)
  • Include contact info

22
Present The News
23
SHOW What You Know!
  • Prepare 2, 5, and 7 minute talks
  • Begin by summarizing News
  • Reinforce key findings
  • Catch up newcomers quickly
  • Ask audience questions

24
Communicate with Confidence
  • Talk to audience not poster
  • Stand straight, arms down, chin up
  • Integrate gestures (high/visible/precise)
  • Use voice to communicate enthusiasm
  • Adjust pacing to aid comprehension

25
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