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Poster Session, Poster Contest, and Call for Posters

If you are planning to participate in the Poster Session, you must submit a poster title when you register for the meeting.

Call for Posters

The NSLS-II and CFN Users' Executive Committees invite all scientists, researchers, post docs, and students to submit posters for the Poster Session to be held during the Annual Users' Meeting.  The poster session will exhibit research that has been conducted in large part at an NSLS-II/NSLS beamline(s) and/or CFN facilities.  Please note there is limited display space and some posters may not be accepted.  Multiple entries by the same author are not permitted.

Post docs and students may enter their posters in the Poster Contest.  Cash prizes will be awarded and the winning posters will be exhibited in the NSLS-II facility lobby after the close of the Users' Meeting and Workshops.

Poster Size

Posters should be no larger than 3 feet wide by 4 feet high, using PORTRAIT orientation.  DO NOT EXCEED THIS SIZE.  Easels cannot accommodate larger sizes or landscape orientation.  The poster must be contained on one sheet of paper or poster board. 

Poster Preparation

All illustrations, charts, and text materials to be posted must be prepared in advance of the meeting.  Duplicating and graphic arts facilities will not be available during the meeting.

Poster Setup

All posters must arrive for setup at Berkner Hall between 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 20, or between 7:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. on Monday, May 21. A supply of push pins and velcro will be available in the poster set-up area. Matte board and poster board will not be available.

The posters will be available for viewing during the following time period:

  • Monday, May 21, 10:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, May 22, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, May 23, 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Poster Session

The Poster Session and judging will open on Tuesday, May 22, at 10:30 a.m. and close at 1:00 p.m.  Entrants are responsible for their posters and should be available during the Poster Session and judging to answer questions about their work.  The Session will be located in close proximity to the vendor instrumentation/equipment exhibit and food.

Poster Contest

To be eligible for the contest, the poster must be exhibit research work conducted primarily at the NSLS, CFN and/or NSLS-II. The first author listed on the poster must be a post doc or student, and this person must be a registered attendee of the Annual Users' Meeting. Judging will be conducted by an ad-hoc committee of the Users' Executive Committee and will take place during the Poster Session on Tuesday, May 22, at 10:30 a.m. Award winners will be posted on Wednesday morning and cash awards will be presented at Wednesday morning's Plenary Session.

Poster Removal

The winning posters will be removed by the Poster Coordinator for placement in the NSLS-ll facility lobby. All other poster materials must be taken down by 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 23.