TEXAS HYPERTENSION CONTROL
Poster Presentation Guidelines
Presenters will be asked to submit a poster in PDF form in addition to their presentation slides. Please see below for deadlines of materials.
Timeline for Poster Presenters:
A poster presentation consists of a visual display of research highlights combined with an interpersonal question and answer period. The content of an effective poster presentation should be direct, focused, and concise.
All posters will be in electronic presentation format. If your poster abstract is accepted, you will receive an email with instructions on how to submit your electronic poster PowerPoint presentation before the poster session.
REMINDER! Please include all authors’ disclosure information in your poster. Please ensure that it is visible to attendees viewing the poster.
Your poster presentation should contain succinct headings that organize and logically display the information. Graphics should be explicit and brief. Elaboration is best done verbally as it will be an oral presentation using slides. A short and legible “Introduction” and a “Summary of Conclusions” are essential.
The poster presentation should focus on:
Some of the PowerPoint-specific features such as animations, page transitions, or hyperlinks are not supported. Please notify Emily.Zhang@heart.org if your presentation requires these features.
Your poster presentation file:
Further information will be emailed to the presenter in late-October from Emily.Zhang@heart.org. Please check your Spam/Junk folder if you do not see the emails in your Inbox and add this email address to your Contacts to ensure receipt.
Illustrations and Production
All illustrations (figures, tables, diagrams, equations, etc.) should be final before submitting your poster PowerPoint presentation. Keep text and figure legends explicit and brief. Charts, drawings and illustrations should be similar to those you would use in making slides.
A poster is basically an artistic expression of scientific data. Posters usually have eye-catching -- yet simple -- drawings, diagrams, graphs, and/or photographs with clean and attractive layouts. Listed below are suggestions that you may find helpful in developing your poster presentation.
1. Other Sources for design and production
2. Readability of posters
Please view a poster example below. However, please keep in mind that for the virtual poster session this year, all posters must be a multi-slide presentation in PowerPoint or PDF format.
NOTE: Please consult AHA’s Embargo Policies if you are planning to present your poster at the American Heart Association’s upcoming scientific sessions.