Poster Presentation Guidelines

Poster Presentations

Submit your final abstract no later than September 18, 2023. You will be notified of acceptance as soon as possible but no later than the first week of October, depending on the date of submission.

The RAFT®15 Poster Session will be held Sunday, October 29 and Monday, October 30 evening. All posters displayed must have one author available during the prescribed time period to discuss the poster.

You will be notified by email of acceptance of your poster abstract. All accepted Poster Presenters should be registered and paid in full by the regular registration deadline of October 10, 2023. in order to have a space in the poster hall. Poster numbers will not be issued if you fail to register by the deadline. Authors may not be added to your submission once your abstract has been accepted. Please make sure to include ALL authors when submitting your abstract.

Substitutions for the presenting author must be communicated to SIMB directly. In the case of a substitution, the new presenter must also be registered and paid by October 10, 2023.


Authors may present only two posters within a single poster session, and present no more than a total of three posters in both poster sessions, i.e., a single author may present a maximum of two (2) posters in one poster session and one (1) poster in the other poster session.

Important Deadlines

Submission Deadline:

September 18, 2023

Presenter Substitutions:

October 10, 2023

Registration Deadline:

October 10, 2023

You must be registered by October 10, 2023 in order to present.


If you have any questions or concerns about your presentation, please contact Tina Hockaday, Meeting Coordinator.

Poster Size

Poster boards are 96″ (243.84 cm) high by 48″ (121.92 cm) wide. Separate labeling with the poster title and authors may be prepared for the top of your poster space. There will be two posters per side of each 96″ x 48″ board. Poster size should NOT exceed 48” x 36” (121.92 cm x 91.44 cm).

Recommended poster sizes:

42” x 36” (106.68 cm x 91.44 cm) or 48″ x 48” (121.92 cm x 121.92 cm)

If your poster exceeds the recommended measurements, your poster will be removed. Poster numbers will be assigned to REGISTERED poster presenters only. Poster number will NOT be issued onsite. Please DO NOT remove the poster numbers from the poster boards.