Instructions for Poster Presenters


Please note the following information for the preparation of your poster:

  • The dimensions of the poster should not exceed 90 cm. wide x 120cm. high




  • Please prepare your poster to fit the dimensions specified. It is recommended that poster be prepared on one sheet. Alternatively, presenters may display their material on several smaller sheets.


  • Allocate the top of the poster for the title and authors as stated on the submitted abstract.


  • The text, illustrations, etc should be bold enough to be read from a distance of two meters.


  • Double sided tape and technical equipment will be available for the mounting of posters.
    Staff will also be available to assist you.


  • DO NOT write or paint on the poster boards.


  • DO NOT use nails, push pins, screws, or any tools that will puncture the poster boards.


  • Posters will be displayed at the Lotus Lounge, Level 1, ITC Grand Chola. Please refer to the Final Programme book that you will receive upon arrival at the Congress for the poster board number assigned to you.


  • Please use the board that displays the same number assigned to you.


Poster presenters are requested to stand by their posters during the morning and afternoon coffee breaks on their  presentation day.

Kindly find below the set-up and dismantling schedule depending on your presentation date:

Presentation Date

Set-up Schedule Dismantling Schedule
Monday, 7 September Sunday, 6 September  – 14:00 – 17:30 Monday, 7 September – 18.15-19.00
Tuesday, 8 September Tuesday, 8 September  – 6.30-8.30 Tuesday, 8 September – 18.15-19.00
Wednesday, 9 September Wednesday, 9 September  – 6.30-8.30 Wednesday, 9 September – 17.45- 18.30


For further information regarding the Congress as well as an updated programme, please visit the website:


If you have any further queries regarding your abstract or the Scientific Programme, please contact


We look forward to welcoming you at the 17th APLAR Congress!


Thank you for your valuable contribution,


Best Regards,


APLAR 2015 Secretariat