Scientific Poster - Download as PowerPoint by 0jSKL6St

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									                                                       Poster title goes here, containing strictly
                                                        only the essential number of words...

                                                                          Author’s Name, Author’s Name, and Christine Case
                                                                                        Biology Department, Skyline College, San Bruno CA

Abstract                                                       Methods                                                                                  Results                                                                                  Discussion & Conclusion
First…                                                         Tips for making a successful poster…                                                     Importing / inserting files…                                                             Printing and Laminating…
Check with conference organisers on their specifications        Re-write your paper into poster format ie.                                             Images such as photographs, graphs, diagrams, logos,
of size and orientation, before you start your poster eg.        Simplify everything, avoid data overkill.                                              etc, can be added to the poster.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Note: Do not leave your poster until the last minute.
maximum poster size; landscape, portrait or square.
                                                                Headings of more than 6 words should be in upper and                                   To insert scanned images into your poster, go through the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Simply highlight this text and replace.
The page size of this poster template is A0 (84x119cm),          lower case, not all capitals.                                                          menus as follows: Insert / Picture / From File… then find
landscape (horizontal) format. Do not change this page                                                                                                  the file on your computer, select it, and press OK.
                                                                Never do whole sentences in capitals or underline to
size, the printer can scale-to-fit a smaller or larger size,
                                                                 stress your point, use bold characters instead.                                        The best type of image files to insert are JPEG or TIFF,
when printing. If you need a different shape start with
                                                                                                                                                        JPEG is the preferred format.
either a portrait (vertical) or a square poster template.       When laying out your poster leave breathing space
                                                                 around you text. Don’t overcrowd your poster.                                          Be aware of the image size you are importing. The
Bear in mind you do not need to fill up the whole space
                                                                                                                                                        average color photo (13 x 18cm at 180dpi) would be
allocated by some conference organisers (eg. 8ftx4ft in         Try using photographs or colored graphs. Avoid long
                                                                                                                                                        about 3Mb (1Mb for B/W greyscale).
the USA). Do not make your poster bigger than                    numerical tables.
necessary just to fill that given size.
                                                                Spell check and get someone else to proof-read.
                                                                                                                                                        Notes about graphs…
                                                                                                                     Figure 1. Distichlis spicata,
                                                                                                                     Poaceae, …grows…                   For graphs use MS Excel

Aim


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Literature Cited

Background
                                                                 Captions to be set in Times or
How to use this poster template…                                           Times New Roman or
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                                                                                                                                                                                                              Times New Roman or
                                                                  equivalent, italic, between 18                                                                                                              equivalent, italic, between 18
Simply highlight this text and replace it by typing in your      and 24 points. Right aligned if                                                                                                              and 24 points.
own text, or copy and paste your text from a MS Word            it refers to a figure on its right.                                                                                                           Left aligned if it refers to a
document or a PowerPoint slide presentation.                      Caption starts right at the top                                                                                                             figure on its left. Caption
                                                                   edge of the picture (graph or                                                                                                              starts right at the top edge of
The body text / font size should be between 24 and 32                                      photo).                                                                                                            the picture (graph or photo).
points. Arial, Helvetica or equivalent.
Keep body text left-aligned, do not justify text.
The color of the text, title and poster background can be
changed to the color of your choice.


Illustrate the procedure in figure (flow chart)


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Acknowledgements
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                                                               Captions to be set in Times or Times New Roman or equivalent, italic, 18 to 24 points,   Captions to be set in Times or Times New Roman or equivalent, italic, 18 to 24 points,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Replace this with your text.
                                                               to the length of the column in case a figure takes more than 2/3 of column width.        to the length of the column in case a figure takes more than 2/3 of column width.

								
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