Call for Posters Overview

Posters can incorporate a wide variety of topics and are ideal for graphics, source code, statistical concepts and thought provoking concepts. Posters will remain on display throughout the poster session and poster authors should be on-hand to answer questions and discuss the poster topic in more detail.

If you are interested in submitting a poster, please see the poster guidelines below:

Poster Guidelines:

1. Submit Abstract

  • An abstract addresses a specif topic which is relevant to the conference theme/audience
  • The abstract content is inline with the title of the poster submission
  • An abstract addresses a methodology towards a resolution of a problem and/or states a process if significant impact based on it's usage to a specific business need
  • The content is focused more towards a specific business need rather than marketing a specific product
  • Abstracts should be submitted no later than 12th January 2018.

2. Poster Draft/Final Review

  • The introduction and it's purpose is clearly defined
  • Methodology or a process has been outlined in a simple context to be understood by the general audience
  • Proposed solutions are backed up with data/results/efficiencies with examples or scenarios with innovative thought
  • Portrays it's significance to industry usage
  • The conclusion marks a clear summary of the proposal and/or future advancements.

3. Final Printed Poster

  • PhUSE will print and mount your poster in advance of the poster session
  • You are responsible for presenting your poster according to instructions from the poster section chair
  • If you are unable to present your poster, you must find somebody to take your place during the scheduled session
  • Your final poster should be a high resolution PDF, meeting the dimensions outlines here (to follow)
  • If you wish to provide supplementary handouts, we recommend you have a minimum of 100 copies
  • A poster is an outline, not a novel. Keep the information you present simple and easy to follow, you will be there to explain it. You can add additional detail into the paper your prepare for publishing, or in handouts
  • Use graphics to make your point where possible
  • Download and complete a copyright grant form (link below) so that your final poster can be displayed on the PhUSE website. Send your completed forms to the PhUSE Office. Please note: FDA empolyees do not need to submit a copyright grant form.

Download the poster template.

Download the Copyright Grant Form.

Important Dates:


Poster Abstract

12th January 2018

Submit a poster abstract (100 - 150 words) for review. If accepted, this will be used in the conference brochure.
Abstracts that exceed the word limit will not be included.

Acceptance Notification 19th January 2018 Primary author will be notified of the submission decision.
Acceptance to Present 26th January 2018 Author should acknowledge their acceptance to present the poster at the symposium to the section chair.
Author Registration 2nd February 2018 Author/s must be registered for the conference by this date.
Poster Draft 2nd February 2018 A draft version of the poster is uploaded to the submission for review. If changes are required, these will be communicated to the author by 9th February 2018. A timely response will be expected from the author/s to incorporate any revisions. 
Copyright Grant Form 2nd February 2018 Provide a complete Copyright Grant Form to the PhUSE Office, providing permission for your poster to be displayed on the PhUSE website. (FDA employees do not need to submit a copyright grant form).
Poster Final 16th February 2018 A final, high resolution PDF version of the poster is uploaded to the PhUSE submission system. PhUSE will print your poster.
Presentation 5th March 2018 You should stand at your poster during the poster session on Monday, March 5th to answer any questions.



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Cancellations received prior to 11th December will be subject to a $100 cancellation fee. No refunds will be issued after this date.


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