SUBMISSION MUST BE MADE BY NOVEMBER 30, 2013.
ACCEPTANCE NOTICES WILL BE MAILED BEFORE DECEMBER 6, 2013.
Time/Date: February 7-8, 2014 Where: FMHCA Conference Site Orlando Marriot Lake
Mary, Orlando, Florida Room: TBD
Purpose: A poster session is a great opportunity for students share
their research proposals as well as network with other
professionals and students at the conference. The poster session will
be the kickoff for the upcoming 2014 FMHCA Conference! This will be
used as a meet & greet for all conference attendees. Light hors
d'oeuvres will be served.
Guidelines for Presenting at Poster Sessions
What should be the size and material of the
The poster board should be the standard stiff board, with
three sides, and able to stand alone (i.e. - without an
What should I bring besides the poster?
We recommend you bring about 30 copies of your handout
materials. Do not bring slides or transparencies, because no
equipment beyond poster boards and pins are provided in the
How do poster sessions work?
You can put your poster up early in the day, allowing others
to view your work all day. Your poster space will be first
come first serve in accordance with the specified areas where
posters are to be set out. During the time allotted to poster
session, you should stand by your poster in order to answer
questions and engage in discussions with attendees who will
circulate around the poster session. Make sure you take down
your poster by the end of the day.
What are the ingredients of a good poster?
Attract attention, provide a brief
focused overview, and initiate discussion Limit the use of
text (you do not need full sentences; consider the use of
points and key phrases) Use good
graphics (simple, clear, drawings, photos, or charts, or
making a picture of your work) Are self
explanatory, with graphics labeled as needed and text providing
major "take home" message
Have content visible from six feet away