Wednesday, April 3, 2019
Making a better conference poster
Chances are you've either presented a poster at a conference, or visited poster sessions as an attendee. Sometimes it goes well and you get ideas to bring back to your library or institution. Sometimes no one visits your poster and you feel like it was a waste of time.
NEJM JournalWatch recently wrote about this in a blog post: The Problem with Research Posters — and a Bold Approach to Fixing Them.
Goal #1 - maximize insight
Goal #2 - keep the good stuff
Goal #3 - make it easy
The examples in the last half of the video show a simple way to pare down your poster and make it more understandable and quicker to engage with.