Poster/Project Guidelines

(For Accepted Abstracts Only)

  1. If an abstract is selected for presentation the applicant will be invited to present their research or project at the 2020 Oncology Nutrition Symposium.
  2. Posters will be mounted to a flat poster board. Poster boards for display and pins will be provided for presenters at the symposium (4’ x 8 “display board). 
  3. Presenters are expected to give a brief presentation of the poster to those showing interest in the poster information (generally 5-minute presentation).
  4. Presenters are required to register and attend the 2020 Oncology Nutrition Symposium and be present throughout the assigned presentation times.
  5. Poster layout:
    • Title and Authors with their affiliations should be included at the top of the poster.
    • Sections should be arranged to lead the eye from top to bottom and then left to right, with the most important material at eye level.
    • Use charts, graphs, illustrations, and photographs to portray data as appropriate.
    • Use color to provide visual interest. Be sure that color selections enhance readability.
    • Text should be easily read from 2 feet away.
  6. Handouts may be distributed at the meeting.
  7. Presenters are responsible for expenses incurred for their presentation, the symposium registration fee, plus all personal travel expenses.
  8. Consider viewing the webinar, “Preparing the Perfect Poster Presentation” by Meghan Strom, MS, RD available on the ON DPG website http://www.oncologynutrition.org/webinars/
  9. Abstracts that are accepted for poster presentation may be displayed on the ON DPG website for viewing.