the World Congress of Gastroenterology at ACG2017!
Instructions for Poster Presenters
Abstracts accepted for poster presentation will take place in the Exhibit Hall on Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday, October 15-17, and accepted posters will be scheduled for display on one of those days. Presenting authors will receive the assigned date and time of their poster presentation, along with the assigned poster number, when acceptance notifications are sent out in July. No changes in dates or times will be permitted.
Each presenter is responsible for putting up and removing his/her own poster material. Poster set-up times may be found below. Authors will need to wear their registration badge to enter the Exhibit Hall, as it will not be open to attendees during the poster set-up times. All poster boards will be located in the rear of the Hall.
Posters should remain on display until 7:00 pm on Sunday, 4:00 pm on Monday, and 4:30 pm on Tuesday. The College cannot be responsible for these materials and any posters not removed at the end of the daily sessions will be discarded.
Each presenter is assigned a poster bulletin board that is 4 ft (122 cm) tall by 8 ft (244 cm) wide. The poster should be sized to fit within these dimensions. Pushpins will be available at each board. Each poster board will display the assigned poster number.
If you are the presenting author for two or more posters being displayed during the same poster session, you may ask a co-author to be present at one of the posters during the time you are required to be stationed with your posters. If that is not possible, we recommend posting a sign on one of the posters indicating you will be standing at a different poster, and can take questions about both posters at that location.
Presenting authors of accepted posters must be stationed at their poster during their designated 75-minute period on the day their poster is scheduled for display.
Set-up, display and presentation times are as follows:
|Poster Setup Dates||Poster Setup Times||Poster Viewing Times||Author(s) Present at Poster:|
|Sunday, October 15||1:30 pm – 3:30 pm||3:30 pm – 7:00 pm||5:15 pm – 6:30 pm|
|Monday, October 16||8:30 am – 10:30 am||10:30 am – 4:00 pm||1:00 pm – 2:15 pm|
|Tuesday, October 17||9:00 am – 11:00 am||10:30 am – 4:30 pm||1:15 pm – 2:30 pm|
*Any posters left after the Exhibit Hall closes each day will be removed and placed on a table near the poster boards. Any posters remaining once the Exhibit Hall closes on Tuesday will be discarded.
Poster Printing, Pick-up Location & Hours
We are pleased to announce that Learners Digest, Intl. is offering a poster creation service that is called ‘Call4Posters.’ Call4Posters is a scientific poster printing service for those who are looking for a quick and simple option to produce professional posters. It is a convenient, online poster application available 24/7 that prints your poster with the highest quality papers and gives you the opportunity to ship the poster directly to the WCOG at ACG2017 meeting in Orlando. Please visit Learners Digest, Intl.’s poster site at www.call4posters.com/wcog for details and to order your poster.
The Learners Digest, Intl., poster pick-up location will be in the WCOG Registration area, which will be in the West Lobby B area of the Orange County Convention Center, West Concourse. Poster pick-up hours will be:
|Saturday, October 14||12:00pm – 4:00pm|
|Sunday, October 15||10:00am – 4:00pm|
|Monday, October 16||7:30am – 3:00pm|
|Tuesday, October 17||8:00am – 12:00pm|