Pioneering Interdisciplinary Medicine: Fostering Data-driven Research

Poster Presentation

Preparing your poster presentation before the Symposium

  1. Design your e-poster with an attractive outlook to (a) provide a brief overview of your work focusing on the objectives, hypothesis, academic progress and scientific merits of your project; and (b) initiate discussion and questions. Only cover the key points of your work.
  2. A horizontally-displayed digital poster panel (either a 50” or 86” panel, randomly allocated) will be provided to display your poster. A reference photo of the panels could be found here.
  3. Your e-poster must adhere to the following specifications:
    • File format: JPG
    • Size in pixel: 3840 (w) x 2160 (h) – landscape orientation
    • Include text, diagram, figures and images only, do not add videos to your e-poster
    • File name to be your allocated presentation number and your name as per your student ID, e.g. P1.16 Chan Tai Man
    • Please create your poster in PPT (PPT reference template) and export it to a JPG in the specified resolution for submission (JPG submission sample)
  4. Make your poster as self-explanatory as possible.

Poster upload and arrangements

  1. 16 digital poster panels will be setup at the Exhibition Area by 12:00 nn on November 28, 2022. The panels will be numbered 1 to 16. Students with presentation number 1.01, 2.01, 3.01, 4.01, 5.01 and 6.01 will present at digital panel number 1; presentation number 1.02, 2.02, 3.02, 4.02, 5.02 and 6.02 will present at digital panel number 2, and so on.
  2. Your e-poster file must be submitted via the online presentation file submission system by November 17, 2022. Submission instruction will be announced in mid-October with the abstract acceptance email.
  3. All posters will be open for viewing from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm on November 29 through to December 2, 2022.
  4. During non-session times, each panel will loop display 6 posters; during session times, each panel will loop 2 posters from the respective session; and just before you are about to present, please select your presentation file to be statically displayed and gently inform the timer (who should be timing the presenter just before you) you are ready.

Presenting your poster at the Symposium

  1. Poster presenters are expected to be available next to their posters during their entire allocated session to present their work and to address any questions from adjudicators and participants.
  2. Adjudicators will be provided with all poster abstracts in advance and will request presentations (of 3 mins + 1 min Q&A) from presenters during their allocated sessions.
  3. Presenters not available at their posters when the adjudicators visit will be forfeited from the competition.
  4. Adjudicators will grade the presentation and poster using the following scheme:

    Student name:Poster number:
    Poster style, organization and visuals
    Organization (logical order and progression of ideas)12345
    Visual appeal (attractive and balanced)12345
    Legibility of text, figures and tables (no small font, simple, illustrative)12345
    Poster content
    Background comprehendible for field outsiders12345
    Methods explained in appropriate detail for poster12345
    Results well summarized and concluded12345
    Originality and scientific merit12345
    Able to go through poster thoroughly and succinctly12345
    Answers questions clearly12345
    Shows understanding of the topic12345
    * 1 = poor, 5 = excellentScore*
  5. Adjudicators will together, select two best poster presenters for each session. Best presenters will each be awarded a Certificate of Merit and a cash prize of $1,000.
  6. Winners will be announced at the award ceremony of the symposium and will be contacted via email by the end of December 2022 to finalise award arrangements.
  7. All RPg students are expected to participate actively by staying through the event and raising questions to other presenters. Attendance to all three Plenary Lectures is compulsory for all RPg students.