Present a Traditional One-Page Poster
You must submit a traditional one-page poster. See this example for instructions and tips to keep in mind when designing your poster. Viewers will be able to zoom in on and pan around your poster. The optimum ratio for your poster is 16:9. We recommend that your poster is at least 150 dpi. You must save your complete one-page poster as a PNG. Your poster may be up to 10 MB in size. Save your file as "Poster #_LastName" (i.e. 123_Kowalczyk).
If you are designing your poster in PowerPoint we suggest editing the size of the slide (under custom slide size) so that it is the size of a large format poster (for example 36 inches by 48 inches), and then saving it as a .PNG file.
Optional Custom Poster Preview
A graphic preview of your poster will be located at top of your poster page. This is separate from the full poster and is not intended for reading full poster content. Default Poster Preview: The system will shrink the poster PNG to fit. Information at sides top or bottom may be cut.
We recommend creating a Custom Poster Preview to entice viewers to view your full poster. This 800 x 400 pixel PDF can include a graphical abstract or visually appealing image or figure to draw in attendees to learn more. See the example in the blue box below. To change the size of the slide in PowerPoint, go to Design > Slide Size > Custom Size and enter: width 800 px, height 400 px. Then save the slide as a .PDF file, named "Poster #_LastName" (i.e. 123_Kowalczyk).
Optional Video Poster Teaser
You have the option of creating a short slide presentation with an audio recording to walk viewers through the highlights of your poster (maximum five minute video). You will need to record a video, save it as an MP4 file, upload it to an approved hosting site, and upload the URL to the poster submission portal.
To view instructions, tips, and further resources for the Video Poster Teaser, please reference this guide.
Audio Presentation Tips
What To Do:
- Succinctly describe your main question, most important findings, and conclusions.
- Emphasize or enhance important aspects of your poster.
- Give your viewer additional context or important insight that they might not be able to gather from reading your poster on their own.
- We recommend jotting down the key points you want to cover and to use these notes while recording.
What NOT To Do:
- Do not restate your abstract or other aspects of your poster that the viewer will be able to read on their own.
- Do not attempt to give a complete poster walk-through in five minutes. Attendees who want to know more will be able to visit you during your poster session or set up a 1:1 meeting.
- Do not talk about specific details of your poster without orienting the viewer.
- The ISSCR is a broad audience. Do not assume that all of your poster visitors will be experts in your field.
Questions? Contact ISSCR Staff at firstname.lastname@example.org.