- This competition is for Final-year Students, Graduates, Post Graduates and Research Scholars not exceeding the age of 35 years.
- One Scholar can submit only one poster.
- The poster abstract must be submitted well in advance.
- The abstract should contain necessary details (like title, name, affiliation, abstract and biography etc).
- Shortlisted abstracts for the session will be informed through email and will be displayed on our website.
- Presenters have to design and print their own posters at their own costs.
- Any attempt of advertisement from the marketing promotion and commercial perspective through the posters will result in rejection of the participation.
- In case the registered participant is unable to attend, he/she may send substitute.
- All shortlisted presenters must register before the deadline of abstract submission.
b. Poster Review
In the poster session, the judging panel will select the best posters.
Poster Preparation Guidelines & Instructions
For all posters, please follow these Guidelines:
- Include a title, authors and contact information at the top of the poster.
- The title should be readable from 15–20 feet (approximately 4.5–6 meters) away.
- Minimum font size: 16
- The text also should be large enough to be read easily from at least 6 feet (approximately 2 meters) away.
- Maintain a good contrast between background and foreground text.
- Avoid acronyms and extensive mathematical notation as much as possible.
- Include one or more of the following: a brief description of the problem, objectives of the work, the methodology utilized, conclusions, relevant diagrams, and graphs and charts, in order to present an overview of the research.
- Organize your poster into sections, e.g., Introduction, Methods, Results, Discussion, Conclusions, and Literature Cited. (Avoid using too many citations.) You may wish to use numbers to help sequence sections of the poster.
- Visual should be simple and bold, use bright colors to enhance the details.
- Avoid densely packed, high word-count posters. Posters with 800 words or less are ideal.
- Self-explanatory graphics should dominate the poster.
c. Judging Criteria
- The judgment will be done by the Panel or Board of Jury.
- Basic judging will be conducted on the basis of poster’s clarity and oral presentation.
- During the competition, each participant must be ready to confront to answer all questions from the judges, related to his/her poster.
- Your overall response to the queries given by the judges is also the key component for success.
- The presentation schedule will be informed to you once the program is finalized.
- You will be given about 5-10 minutes to present your poster including questions and answers. Judges may ask questions during the evaluation of the poster.
- Judges may also evaluate the student's enthusiasm towards the study, interest and knowledge around their research.
- Multiple judges may evaluate one poster.
- The winners will be announced at the closing ceremony of the conference.
- The judge’s decision will be final and no clarification will be given.
In a nutshell, in choosing a poster for the 'Best Poster Award' at Global Scientific Forum Conferences, two main elements are taken into account.
- Originality of the poster content, quality of the basic research idea, methodology and execution of the research and the interpretation of the results.
- The ability to convey the theme and presentation to the audience. The design of the poster and the presenter communication skills are integral to judge the best in the competition.
Apart from surprising awards and prizes, the winners of the poster competition will be displayed on the Global Scientific Forum website, and newsletters.