Poster Presenter Guidelines

Poster Presentations communicate diabetes concepts and data to an audience using a combination of visuals (graphics, charts, diagrams, etc.) and text. All posters will be on display in the convention center Friday through Sunday.

Poster Guidelines:

  1. At least one author/presenter of the poster needs to be a registered for AADE17.
  2. Authors are responsible for bringing their posters to the Annual Conference.
  3. Poster size should be 36” tall by 60” wide.
  4. AADE will provide display boards and velcro.
  5. Poster set-up time is on Thursday, August 3rd from 2:00 – 4:00 pm in Exhibit Hall J.
  6. Posters take down will be on Sunday, August 6th from 2:00 – 4:00 pm. Posters remaining after 4:00 pm will be discarded.  AADE does not accept responsibility for discarded posters.
  7. Posters will be on display throughout the meeting. Authors are asked to be at their poster and available for discussion on Friday, August 4th from 12:00 – 1:00pm, Saturday, August 5th from 12:00 – 1:00pm, and Sunday, August 6th from 12:00 – 1:00 pm in the Exhibit Hall J.
  8. Poster must include the following elements:
    • Title at top of poster
    • Author(s) and affiliations
    • Arrange poster in a neat and orderly manner
    • Simple readable fonts to be used, such as Arial, Times New Roman, Tahoma, etc. Avoid all uppercase letters for subheadings or text. Use a dark color for text for readability.
    • No materials/attachments should extend beyond the perimeters of the poster.
    • Keep charts/drawings/illustrations simple as posters are viewed beyond the regular reading distances of a handout.
    • Poster should be self-explanatory, supplementary handouts if needed, must be provided by the author(s).
    • Brand names/company logos/service promotions are NOT allowed.

Suggested components for research posters:

  1. Background/Introduction
  2. Research Hypothesis, Purpose, or Objective
  3. Study/Design Methods
  4. Results
  5. Conclusion/Implications and implementation suggestions
  6. References
  7. Acknowledgments

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