Who can print my poster? Please take a look at our Printing page to see a list of printing vendors.
Where is my invoice? Invoices will come from your printing vendor. If you didn't receive an invoice when the job was delivered please contact the vendor directly.
Layout and Design Questions
When I open the template it doesn't seem to be the right size? Templates are set up at half size. When your poster gets printed it will be printed up to full size. It is a good idea to tell the print vendor the final size (3'h x 6'w) that you want your poster to be.
Can I change the logo or have more image options? Here are some links to PRMC's logo and image libraries.
Change Image Media Bank
Change logo Michigan Medicine Branding Guide
Do you have any suggestions on how to design & present my poster?
Dimensions for posters in U.S. conferences are often 3 feet by 6 feet. In the conference guidelines it may state that you have a 4 feet by 8 feet area, that doesn't mean that you need to print your poster that large. The abstract title and author(s) should be placed at the top in large lettering (at least 1 inch high)
Organize your poster to highlight the major points of your research and to stimulate feedback from your colleagues. The following is suggested: research objective; study design; principal findings; conclusions, relevance to policy, delivery or clinical practice, and research Sponsor(s). Present enough information without overcrowding.
Graphics help to clarify and emphasize the key relationships between figures, as appropriate. The graphics should be precise, clearly labeled and placed near the companion text. If using tables, avoid columns which are too narrow, too numerous or too long. They must be easily read. Use a table with numbers only when simpler visuals like graphs or charts won't suffice
Arrange the flow of information from left to right. Use lines, frames, contrasting colors or arrows to call attention to important points.
Lettering should be a clean and simple font used consistently throughout the poster. Use both upper and lower case letters, especially in the body of the presentation. Use lettering large enough to be read at least three feet away.
Color will attract interest and dramatize similarities and differences. Emphasis may be lost if more than 4 colors are used. The background color of the provided poster board will be white.
Rehearse your presentation and memorize the points you want to emphasize during the poster sessions. Know where these points of emphasis are located on your poster so you can refer to them as you talk with viewers without turning your back or blocking their view.
Are there Steps for accurate output of my poster? Please take a look at our Setup page.