Poster Awards

Participants are warmly invited to present their research as posters during the conference. All posters should be related to the themes and topics of the conference. Posters will be displayed on the day of the conference between **:** and **:**. The deadline for summitting applications for poster presentations is 30th September 2022.

Please submit your application to with the email title “WBS-India poster presentation”.

Please note that five selected posters will be awarded during the conference.

Specifications for Poster Presentations
  • English will be the official language of the conference and all posters​
  • Poster displays will be limited to one side only. The recommended poster size is 36 inches x 78 inches.
  • The poster board numberassigned to the poster must be placed in the upper left-hand corner of the display. A poster board number cut-out will be provided and must be visible at all times.
  • Be sure to include the abstract title, author and co-author names, and the institution(s)where research is underway.
  • Place your e-mail address, phone, and fax numbersin the upper right-hand corner of the poster board.
  • It is suggested that you place multiple copies of a reproduction of the abstractin the upper left-hand side of the poster, written with the headings “Introduction/Background,” Methods,” “Results,” and “Conclusions”. Include your contact information on these copies for attendees who desire further information.
  • It is recommended that you hand-carry your posterto the conference, using tubular packaging or a portfolio case. Costs associated with creating and shipping the poster display will be the responsibility of the authors. Velcro (easiest to use), pushpins, or thumbtacks will be provided to mount your poster.
  • Refer to your acceptance letterand/or the final conference program for the time and location of your poster session and set-up time.
  • The designated poster presenter(author or co-author) must be present at the assigned space during the designated time to discuss the work presented.
Tips for Poster Preparation
  • Posters should stimulate discussion, not give a long presentation. Therefore, keep text to a minimum, emphasize graphics, and make sure every item included in your poster is necessary.
  • Utilize handouts to supplement your poster.
  • Goal: 20% text, 40% graphics, 40% space.
  • Make sure ideas flow logically from one section to the next.
  • Use charts and graphs to illustrate data (avoid large tables of raw data).
  • Use high resolution photographs (web images often will not work).
  • Do not use all capital letters.
  • The use of typewritten, handwritten or a printed PowerPoint presentation as a poster is unacceptable. Presentations in these formats will be removed.
  • Be consistent.
  • Keep consistent margins.
  • Keep line spacing consistent.
  • Keep the color, style, and thickness of borders the same.
  • Keep shading consistent.
  • Pick no more than 2–3 fonts
  • Pick no more than 2–3 colors
  • Test readability
  • Title banner should be legible from 20 feet away.
  • Body text should be legible from 6 feet away