SHPA recognise the importance and value of poster presentations. Here are a few handy tips to help you get the most out of your poster presentation at MM2022.
Poster design tips
Poster board display
The Conference app has been designed to enhance the interaction between poster presenters and conference delegates. All conference delegates will have the opportunity to view PDF versions of posters in the app during and after MM2022. The app includes a searchable library of posters linked to presenters and with functionalities to save posters and send posters by email.
Lightning talks enable the audience to review as many potentially exciting ideas as possible in a short space of time. They are not meant to provide the detail required for the audience to reproduce your work. They are there to inspire the audience to search out your poster.
Lightning talks are restricted to 3 minutes (total) and time limits will be strictly enforced. Your microphone will turn off at 3 minutes even if you haven’t finished your presentation.
You may present your work with or without slides. If you choose to use presentation slides, there is a 3 slide maximum, i.e. no more than 3 slides in 3 minutes. All slides must contain fixed text only; no animations or videos are permitted. Placing the title of your presentation (poster) somewhere on the first slide is a good idea.
Please note that there can be only one presenter for each Lightning Talk presentation.
Time is limited so focus on important results (or novel approaches) and less so on the details for achieving those results. Do not simply copy your poster! Each slide should have large, legible font and not too many lines of text.
The goal is to promote your research, case study or practice improvement project to a wider audience and stimulate thinking and discussion about the problem. Provide an overview that will inspire your audience to learn more about your work.
Provide contact information so people can follow up with you. Consider having your contact details either as a footnote on each slide or as the main focus of a slide. Remember too, you have the option to include your email address with your abstract in the conference book of abstracts, so you may want to remind the audience of this.