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2009 NSLS/CFN Joint Users' Meeting

Poster Session, Poster Contest, and Call for Posters

Call for Posters
The Users' Executive Committee invites all scientists, researchers, post docs and students to submit posters exhibiting their research at the NSLS for the Poster Session to be held during Annual Users' Meeting. Multiple entries by the same author are permitted. In addition, post docs and students may enter their poster(s) in the Poster Contest. Cash prizes will be awarded and the winning posters will be exhibited in the NSLS Lobby after the close of the Users' Meeting and Workshops.

Poster Registration
Users who wish to present a poster on science and/or beamline advances made during 2008-2009 must submit a Poster Registration Form online. Posters will be accepted until available space has been filled. Final deadline for submission is May 11, 2009. For last minute poster submissions, please email Nancye Wright.

Note: Registrants must also be registered for either the NSLS Users' Main Meeting or Workshops. http://usersmeeting.ps.bnl.gov/registration/?year=2009

Poster Preparation
All illustrations, charts and textual material to be posted must be prepared in advance of the meeting. Duplicating and graphic arts facilities will not be available during the meeting.

    Poster Size
    Posters should no larger than 3' wide by 4' high. DO NOT EXCEED THIS SIZE. Easels cannot accommodate larger sizes. The poster must be contained on one sheet of paper or poster board. If the poster is going to be laminated, please do not double laminate.

    Poster Title
    Posters must have a title with lettering at least 1-1/2" high. Below the title, list the names of the poster authors and their affiliations. Ensure the poster is legible from a distance.

Poster Set Up
All posters must arrive for setup at Berkner Hall between 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 17 or between 7:00 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. on Monday, May 18. A supply of push pins and velcro will be available in the poster set-up area. Matte board and poster board will not be available. Entrants are responsible for their posters and should be available during the Poster Session to answer questions about their work.

Poster Session
The Poster Session will open Monday, May 18 at 5:30 p.m. and close Wednesday, May 20 at 12:00 p.m. It will be located in close proximity to the vendor instrumentation/equipment exhibit and food. On Monday May 18, author presentations for odd numbered posters will take place from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. and even numbered posters from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Poster Contest
A contest for post docs and students will be held. To be eligible for the contest, the first author listed on the poster must be a post doc or student and must be a registered attendee of the Annual Users' Meeting. Six $50 cash prizes will be awarded according to scientific discipline. Judging will take place by an ad-hoc committee of the Users' Executive Committee and will take place during Monday evening's session. Presenting authors must be present at this time. Award winners will be posted on Tuesday morning and awards will be presented at Tuesday's afternoon Plenary Session.

Poster Removal
The six winning posters will be removed by the Poster Coordinator for placement in the NSLS Lobby. All other poster materials must be taken down by 12:00 pm on Wednesday, May 20.