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Creating Successful Poster Presentations

Poster Design Tips

These resoures are from the presentation: “So Your Poster Got Accepted – Now What? Poster Design Tips,” with guest speaker Tracy Volz, Ph.D., Assistant Director of the Cain Project in Engineering and Professional Communication at Rice University. View the presentation here:

In order to show a practical application of the design and communication strategies, Dr. Volz used a “before and after” poster makeover. She  critiqued the draft of a poster and then walked through the revised version.

Presentation Tips

Here is a document of unknown source (!) that reviews the initial sketch, layout, balance, topography, and eye movement with a sample.

Adapted from Tulane University --