Need help creating your poster for an upcoming conference such as ideaFest?...
Creating Your Academic Poster SkillShop - This free Canvas Skillshop (length: ~1.5 hours) covers topics including effective layouts and designing for multiple audiences.
Creating a Research Poster Libguide - This research guide will take you step-by-step to create a great poster. It includes design examples, how to use images, and what is needed for a quality printed poster.
Participants in ideaFest are able to print their events posters FREE of charge by contacting HSU’s Marketing & Communications department. For more information or to make printing arrangements email email@example.com or call (707) 826-3321. Before you finalize and print, please be sure to reference HSU’s ‘Brand Guidelines.’
Brand Guidelines - The following guidelines for the University’s visual identity marks are intended to allow flexibility while still providing a unifying look and feel that can be consistently applied in all University communications and marketing.
During the ideaFest reception (2:00-5:00pm), your colleagues and peers will move informally between posters while each presenter gives a brief (1-2 minute) talk about their research and answer questions. Each presenter must be available at their poster for at least a portion of the reception, though presenters are encouraged to stay throughout the entirety of the event if they are able to.
Elevator Speech SkillShop - What would you say if you only had a minute to communicate your professional skills and qualifications or information about research during a poster presentation? This free 50-minute SkillShop will help you develop an Elevator Speech to communicate who you are as a professional and what you want people to know about your goals, skills, experience, or research. Please check the SkillShop calendar for offerings of this workshop and others that can help you.
Citing an ideaFest/academic Conference Poster - Use this resource to cite an academic conference poster in APA, Chicago, or MLA style. It includes an example of a citations in each of the styles. Note that for some styles, the number of authors you list will affect how your style appears. For additional information on citing sources, visit the HSU Library research guide on citing sources.