Poster Preparation Guidelines
Pre-registration: starting now
Deadline of submission of abstracts: April 20, 2007
Notification of acceptance: May 18, 2007
Maximum size is: 900x1300 mm (A0)
How to optimize the chance to win a poster prize:
Start with your abstract. A well written abstract has a favour.
To decide who presents the best poster the committee looks at :
1) General impression of poster and presentation
What is your own experience of posters? How much time do you have to spend at a poster?
Usually you can expect that you would like to spend at the most 15 seconds at the poster to get the main content. If this is interesting you stop for a while!
Therefore avoid too condensed and too extensive text.
2) The aim should be clearly stated - primary eventual secondary
3) Design of study - e.g., experimental, prospective controlled
4) Material and methods
Clear information about the number of cases and controls.
Statistical method to verify data and power calculation
5) Results given in a scientific way
Representability , reproducibility, application tested
Safety considerations, repeatability, in vitro or in vivo test.
Innovative aspects should be pointed out
Possible clinical applications mentioned
6) Discussion and conclusion should focus on aim of study.
7) Innovative aspects