Title: Include a title that describes the focus of your story. The title should clearly identify the contents of the abstract. Be sure to capitalize the first letter of each word in the title, with the exception of prepositions and articles.  

Authors: List the corresponding author first, followed by supporting authors listed alphabetically; include titles of each author. List each author and his/her institution on a separate line.  

Affiliations: Please identify any affiliation for which there is a conflict of interest. 

Summary Statement: Provide a brief summary statement of your poster idea that highlights key points from which others can learn.  

Accuracy: You are responsible for the data accuracy and ensuring you have permission to publicize this in a public conference. 

Numbers: Spell out numbers only at the beginning of a sentence. Use zeros before decimal points.  

Symbols: Use only industry standard symbols where applicable.  

Tables and Graphs: Graphs and tables MUST include the source of the data. Titles of tables and graphs MUST include the measures and you should label all axes.  

Lab. or data values: When citing recorded values in your hospital, include units and range for normal.  

Abbreviations: Use the complete term/phrase before including the acronym or abbreviation in parentheses - remember there are others who may be interested in your poster who may not be familiar with industry / clinical terms. Remember to define your terms clearly and succinctly to avoid confusion.  

Poster size: Posters will be printed in A0 size - please incorporate this point in your design.

Poster Template: Please click here to download a A0 template in PowerPoint format. To see a poster example in PDF format please click here.

Remember to have others proofread your submission to look for any errors such as grammar or typographical errors, misspellings, etc. before you submit it.