CVS 2018

2018 CVS Final Program

2018 CVS Exhibit and Poster Hall Activity Guide

Past Meeting Materials

2018 ASM CVS Supporters

The American Society for Microbiology would like to recognize the following companies for their support of the ASM CVS: 

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Poster Presentation Guidelines

Poster set-up is between 8:00 a.m. and 8:30 a.m. on the day of your presentation. You MUST remove your poster between 6:00 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. on the day of your presentation. Posters not picked up by the end of the symposium will be discarded. 

  • Accepted abstracts must be presented in the assigned poster session. 
  • Posters should be no larger than 8ft (W) x 4ft (H). 
  • Poster presenters must bring push pins to hang their poster. 
  • Posters should stimulate discussion; do not give a long presentation. Therefore, keep text to a minimum, emphasize graphics, and make sure everything in your poster is necessary. 
  • Utilize handouts to supplement your poster. 
  • Materials must be easily read at a distance of 4ft. As a rule of thumb, use a font size of at least 14 point and double space. 
  • When choosing a background, remember that neutral or gray colors will be easier on the eyes than a bright color. In addition, color photos look best when mounted on gray.