Poster Guidelines

Poster Area

Poster Session will be held on the Trade Show floor (Exhibit Hall A) of the Vancouver Convention Centre.

Presentation Time

Poster Session will follow the trade show hours:
Sunday, June 17, from 17:00 to 20:00
Monday, June 18, from 11:00 to 17:00
Tuesday, June 19, from 11:00 to 17:00
Wednesday, June 20, from 10:00 to 14:00

It is not compulsory to attend to your poster full time. However, we encourage poster presenters to be at their posters during the receptions, coffee breaks and luncheons. These are the times below when we expect poster presenters to be in front of their posters to answer questions.

Monday, June 18, from 16:00 to 17:00
Tuesday, June 19 from 16:00 to 17:00

There will be no audio-visual equipment for the Poster Session.


All posters must be written in English. Poster presentations must include paper title, author(s) name(s) and affiliation(s), abstract, introduction, experimental procedure, results and discussion, conclusion, references, acknowledgments and contact person.

There is no need to upload a PowerPoint presentation of your poster.

Poster Size and Details

Horizontal poster board max size:

  • 44.75” high
  • 90.75” wide

Please bring Velcro sticky dots to mount your poster (poster boards are Velcro receptive)

Installation and Removal

Posters will be divided by Theme sections: The Earth, Energy, Minerals, Water, Resources & Society and Education & Knowledge. You have to install your poster under your Theme.

  • Installation: Sunday, June 17, from 9:00 to 16:00
  • Removal: Wednesday, June 20, after 14:00 (end of trade show)

Poster presenters are responsible for mounting and removing their posters. Posters that are not removed will be discarded. The committee assumes no responsibility for damaged or lost artwork.


Poster presenters must register through the web site:

Print your poster in Vancouver

If you want to have your poster printed in Vancouver, this printer company is close by the Vancouver Convention Centre. You can send your poster information by email in advance.

John Plonka
General Manager
Colour Time Printing and Digital Imaging
150-1066 West Hastings Street
Vancouver, BC V6E 3X1
Tel: 604.682.8307
Cel: 604.788.8021