SNM POSTER PRESENTATION GUIDELINES Scheduled presenters must affix posters to their assigned poster board between 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM on SATURDAY, June 5. If you are not arriving until SUNDAY, June 6, you may hang your poster(s) on Sunday, June 6, between 7:00 - 9:45 AM. To minimize disruptions during poster viewing times, SNM strongly discourages poster hanging during live attendee viewing hours, “Visit the Exhibits” times, and scheduled “Meet the Author” poster sessions. Therefore, it is very important to hang your poster(s) on Saturday or, at the very latest, Sunday morning. The Poster Hall will formally open for attendee viewing on Saturday evening, June 5, from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM during the Welcome Reception and Exhibit Hall Opening. Location: POSTER HALL (Exhibit Hall E at the Salt Palace Convention Center, Salt Lake City, UT) Author Times for Hanging Posters: Saturday, June 5, 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM OR Sunday, June 6, 7:00 AM - 9:45 AM Author Times for Removing Posters: Tuesday, June 16, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM* Attendee Viewing Times SATURDAY, 6/5, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM (during Welcome Reception and Exhibit Hall Opening) SUNDAY, 6/6, 10:00 AM – 8:30 PM MONDAY, 6/7, 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM TUESDAY, 6/8, 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM (all posters must be removed between 6:00-7:30 PM) WEDNESDAY, 6/9 – POSTER HALL IS CLOSED The following tracks will be represented during the four “Meet the Author” (MTA) poster sessions: MTA Poster Session I: MONDAY, 6/7, 2:30 PM – 3:15 PM: Molecular Imaging, Educational Exhibits, Oncology-Basic, Oncology-Clinical Diagnosis MTA Poster Session II: MONDAY, 6/7, 3:15 PM – 4:00 PM: Instrumentation & Data Analysis, Technologist, Technologist Student MTA Poster Session III: TUESDAY, 6/8, 4:30 PM – 5:15 PM: Radiopharmaceutical Chemistry, General Clinical Specialties MTA Poster Session IV: TUESDAY, 6/8, 5:15 PM – 6:00 PM: Cardiovascular, Neurosciences The abstract publication number will be displayed on all poster boards. Refer to the signage in the Poster Hall to help you find your assigned poster board; onsite staff will be available to assist. A poster hall map is included in the Annual Meeting Program Book. *VERY IMPORTANT: The Poster Hall will be CLOSED on Wednesday, June 9. All posters must be removed on Tuesday, June 8, between 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM. Any poster remaining in the Poster Hall after 7:30 PM on June 8 will be discarded. Posters MUST remain available for viewing until 6:00 PM on Tuesday, June 8. Posters removed prior to 6:00 PM, without prior authorization from SNM Scientific Program Chair, may be recorded as an author infraction. Please report to the Sci Sessions Logistics Center (Room 252A) if you plan to leave the Meeting early. POSTER AWARDS This year, SNM will select 10 posters from each scientific track as candidates for poster awards. Candidate posters will be selected prior to the Annual Meeting, based on their scores. Each award candidate poster will be identified in the Poster Hall (Exhibit Hall E) by a color-coded ribbon placed on the poster board next to the poster. All 10 candidate posters from each track will be judged onsite by a panel of experts. The top three from each track will be announced as winners during the 45-minute “Meet the Author” poster session for the relevant track. ONSITE PRINTING SERVICES If you wish to avoid transporting your poster (or if it’s lost en route), SNM recommends the printing services of Rastar Inc (www.rastar.com), a direct marketing agency that offers offset/digital printing in Salt Lake City. Art files should fit the following criteria: Any Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign files Files must be PDF, EPS, TIFF. No layered PSD files, no .AI files All font MUST be converted to outlines Files must be full size or no smaller than 50% size. Highest res possible up to about 300mb total file size Non-photographic black should be supported with 60C, 40M, 40Y, 100K Note: Rastar has no direct affiliation or existing contracts with SNM. For more information, please contact Allen Bowen at Rastar: firstname.lastname@example.org or call at 801.908.3223. AUTHOR ATTENDANCE: Attendance will be recorded for all scheduled poster presenters. Before hanging poster(s), all poster presenters must scan in at the Poster Hall by using a specially-designated scanning device programmed to document presenter attendance. Substitutions: All presenter substitutions should be made 30 days prior to the Meeting. Late substitutions must be reported to the SNM Scientific Program Manager (email@example.com). Onsite, you may report to the Logistics Center (Room 252A) to avoid being marked as “absent”. SCI SESSIONS LOGISTICS CENTER (Room 252A): Base of operations for scientific and CE sessions at the Annual Meeting. For information, claims and/or last-minute scheduling inquiries, please report to Logistics Center. AUTHORS OF MULTIPLE POSTERS: It is imperative that Presenting Authors are available for Q&A during their scheduled “Meet the Author” sessions. If you have multiple posters scheduled during the same session, post a note on your poster board(s) to indicate your location so that attendees can find you to ask questions. POSTER DIMENSIONS: Posters may measure up to 6 feet (1.82 meters) WIDE (horizontally) by 3 feet (0.91 meters) TALL (vertically). Posters must be formatted in LANDSCAPE (as opposed to portrait) display style. POSTER BOARDS are 8 feet (wide) by 4 feet (tall) to allow sufficient space for identification signs, handout materials or banners to accompany posters. Pushpins will be provided onsite to hang your poster(s). 1. An identification sign or banner can accompany your poster and may contain the following information: title, author(s) and affiliation(s). All text should be readable from a distance of 10 feet (3.05 meters). 2. Business cards and handouts (e.g., poster summaries, research updates of the submitted abstract) are permitted for educational purposes only; marketing materials for promotional/commercial interests are NOT permitted under any circumstances, and will result in your poster being removed from the program. POSTER SESSION MIXER HOSTED BY RPSC and MICoE: This event will be held from 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM on Sunday, June 6 in the Poster Hall (Exhibit Hall E), where lively, scientific exchanges and social networking are encouraged. Here is your chance to meet poster authors and SNM committee representatives in a relaxed environment and speak with members of the Radiopharmaceutical Sciences Council (RPSC) and Molecular Imaging Center of Excellence (MICoE). Food and beverages will be provided. Candidate posters will be announced that that time.
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