ITiCSE 2003 Poster Presentation Guidelines*
Posters are informal sessions in which presenters stand next to their
poster display and discuss it with other participants. A poster is 45
minutes in length and the presenter should be present the entire session.
A poster is not a paper. It should not try to produce all your work, but
should provoke questions. Please focus on major findings and leave the
details to the full paper, if one is associated with your poster.
Your poster should not be a copy of your paper displayed on the poster
board. If you have a full paper associated with the poster, you may want
to bring 25 copies of your paper to distribute during the poster session.
A poster is a visual presentation of information. It relies sparingly on
verbal print and heavily on graphs, charts, tables, and pictures to
communicate information. Please make sure to use colors to attract
attention, pictures, diagrams, and figures as appropriate to describe your
The title, authors' names, and affiliations should be clearly identified
at the top of the poster. The title line(s) should be readable from at
least 2 meters away. We suggest the following:
You should aim for your presentation to contain no more than 300 words.
Please remember that this is an international conference and words such as
class, lab, course, etc. may mean different things to different audiences.
- Heading/Title: 2.5 cm in height (72 pt)
- Name(s) and Affiliation(s) of authors: 2 cm in height (48 pt)
- Body Text: 1 cm in height (28 pt)
Posters will be mounted on poster boards and displayed on easels. Please
prepare your poster assuming an area of 150 cm (height) by 110 cm (width).
All material including poster boards, easels, glue, tacks, staples will be
provided to you at the conference. The only thing you need to bring is
* Adapted from http://www.cs.ukc.ac.uk/events/iticse2001/notes.htm