I Have the Abstract: How Do I Make It into a Poster?
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2/15/2018
When: February 15, 2018
1:00 PM EST - 2:00 PM EST
Where: Online (Live Webinar)
United States
Presenter: Michelle Stofa
Contact: webinars@amwa.org
240-238-0940


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To effectively promote and communicate results of research presented at a meeting, a poster must be organized in a clear, easy-to-read, and attractive format. This webinar will discuss how to develop a poster from an abstract and will include tips about text, figures, and overall format to create a well-organized and attractive presentation. It will also include ‘short-cuts’ to make creating a poster and manipulating its components easier for the presenter.

At the conclusion of this webinar, attendees will be able to

  •  Organize an abstract into a poster to create an effective presentation and recognize why some things ‘work’ and some things ‘don’t work’ when information is presented as a poster.
  • Describe effective methods for presenting text and figures and for organizing their poster layout for national and international meetings, including tips for best placement of information.


Learning Level: Beginner, Intermediate

Content Area: Editing, Practical Skills, Writing for Public Audiences

About the speaker:

Michelle Stofa graduated cum laude from the University of Delaware with a BA degree in English with a concentration in Business/Technical Writing and Editing. She has worked in medical communications for 25 years as a medical editor and serves as the Research Communications Manager overseeing the Division of Editorial Services for Nemours Biomedical Research, which includes investigators throughout the entire Nemours Children’s Health System enterprise in Florida and the Delaware Valley (including Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital in Wilmington and Nemours Children’s Hospital in Orlando). Her unit works with investigators on manuscripts, books and book chapters, grant proposals, and scientific posters (several hundred posters each year) as well as other research-related publications.

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