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Preparation Guidelines
 
     
 
 
 
     
  Conference Format

Four student abstracts will be accepted for oral presentations of 15 minutes each (10 minutes for the presentation and 5 minutes for discussion).

Abstracts must be submitted by Monday, March 17 at 5 pm to be considered for an oral presentation.

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To be considered for this session, the student must be the primary author and presenter.
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Abstract selection will be based on scientific content, composition, and adherence to abstract preparation guidelines. Four student authored abstracts will be selected for this session.
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All abstracts received after Monday, March 17 at 5 pm will only be considered for poster presentations.
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The deadline for submitting abstracts for posting to the website is Wednesday, March 26 at 5 pm. You may submit abstracts after this date, but they will not be posted until after the conference. No guarantee of display stand and poster board availability is made after this date.
 
     
     
 

Poster Guidelines

The maximum size of each poster board is 35“ tall and 46” wide.  Posters smaller than the maximum size are acceptable. An easel will be provided for display of your poster. You may bring your own posterboard or use one available at the meeting (first come, first served). Push pins for attaching your poster to the poster board will be available. Posters should be set up before the beginning of the conference on Saturday morning.

The poster should contain the following sections:

1.
Title, authors and affiliations
2.
Notation near your title that identifies
Graduate (GR) or Undergraduate (UG) of lead author
3.
Introduction/Objectives (short)
4.
Methods
5.
Results (including Data)
6.
Conclusions
7.
Acknowledgements
 
Additional sections could include the Abstract, Recommendations for future work, and References.

Some general guidelines and tips for preparing effective posters can be found at these websites:

Scientific Poster Development
Developing a Poster Presentation (J. Radel, University of Kansas Medical Center)

 
     
     
 

Oral Presentation Guidelines

Fifteen (15) minutes will be allotted for each oral presentation (10 minutes for the presentation and 5 minutes for discussion). 

The same general information should be covered in the oral presentation as for the poster.

Some general guidelines and tips for preparing effective oral presentations can be found at these websites:

Preparing an Oral Presentation (J. Radel, University of Kansas Medical Center)
Oral Presentation Advice (including: How to give a bad talk)

 
     
     
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Last updated: February 20, 2014