Designing a poster is a challenge because space is limited. It must be lean and clean, standing alone if you are not present, and gain attention as audience come and go.
1. General Information about Poster Sessions
2. Analyzing Your Audiences
3. Showcasing the "News" in your Topic
4. Visualizing the "News" in the Design Space
5. Creating Coherence
6. Applying Poster Style to the Text of Your Poster
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