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Congratulations! You've been invited to present at a conference. Now it's time to put together your poster.
Student poster presentations at the 2018 ideaFest.
What the poster should contain:
Tips for designing the poster:
Below are poster templates you can use to create your own poster. Note the similaities and differences between the research poster and internship poster. The type of information you present will dictate what appears on the poster
Computer labs across the Cal Poly Humboldt Campus provide software programs you can use to create your poster. The following programs are available for you to use:
Microsoft: Powerpoint & Publisher
*Adobe: Illustrator, InDesign, & Photoshop
* - These programs are available in select computer labs at Cal Poly Humboldt. Check the Information Technology Services software page for information on where you can access these programs.
SkillShops are free 50-minute drop-in workshops that can teach you how to create content using these programs. Check the SkillShops calendar on the Cal Poly Humboldt Library homepage to see when sessions will be offered. New SkillShops are constantly being added, so check the calendar regularly.
A selection of sources to consult for poster design ideas:
Sociology-specific poster examples:
Other poster examples:
Getting your poster to the conference can be a daunting task. Consider these options when planning your conference trip: