Poster Session

In a poster session, event attendees view poster displays of projects or research in the areas of micromanufacturing and medical manufacturing. At the MicroManufacturing Conference & Exhibits including the Medical Manufacturing Innovations program going beyond micro, posters will be on display in the exhibits area throughout the event and is open to all event attendees. Poster authors will be available to answer questions and discuss their poster during the networking reception on April 16 from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

For event attendees, this is additional information of interest that might not fit into one of the conference sessions. For poster participants, it provides an opportunity to share and highlight your work as well as network with industry professionals.

To become a poster presenter, submit the Call for Participation form. Submissions still being accepted.

Benefits of a Poster Session

  • Increased time for intensive discussion of research results
  • An opportunity for questions or comments relating to clarification or expansion of points made or techniques adopted
  • An opportunity for informal contact with viewers
  • An opportunity for mutually beneficial interaction between the presenter and the audience
  • A convenient means of establishing personal contacts and collaboration
  • Establish a good professional reputation, leading to collaborative work and possible acquisition of research funds
  • Establish a reputation as a skilled presenter, with possible invitations to participate in future meetings
  • For poster presenters, the opportunity to have the supporting technical paper published as part of the event proceedings AND be eligible for the Poster Excellence Award.

 

What Should You Put on Your Poster?

The content of your poster will summarize and lead viewers through the hypothesis, methodology, results, and conclusion of your research project. It conveys scientific information in a visual format. A viewer should grasp a basic understanding of your project just by viewing your poster. The message should be clear and understandable without oral explanation. It should fit on a poster no larger than 36” × 30”.

 

  • Title, researcher(s) name, advisor(s), institution where research was performed
  • Abstract (condensed version)
  • Goals and objectives
  • Methodology
  • Results
  • Conclusions
  • Acknowledgments
  • Easy to read textual data and summary
  • Graphics

 

NOTE: All poster session participants will be responsible for producing their own poster and providing an easel for display. Easels may be available at the conference hotel for rental.

What Will You Do During a Poster Session?

  • Posters should be on display by 10 a.m. on April 16.
  • On that same day, from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., stand next to your poster.
  • Answer questions that people ask about your research project. Viewers will ask a variety of technical and non-technical questions. Be prepared to speak to persons who will have little knowledge of your project and to those who may be well versed in your subject matter.

 

Who Will Attend the Poster Session?

Conference attendees, exhibitors, and speakers are all invited to attend the poster session. This includes the top professionals, researchers, and best thinkers in the global micro and medical manufacturing communities.

 

To become a poster presenter, submit the Call for Participation form. Submissions still being accepted.