Presentation Guidelines and Formats for the Faculty and Staff Poster Day
For the Faculty and Staff Poster Day, a variety of presentation formats are accepted and encouraged. If you have not already confirmed your presentation format with the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, please do so immediately at firstname.lastname@example.org or 608.342.1456.
I. Presentation Guidelines
Oral or slideshow presentations are limited to 20 minute sessions followed by Q and A for 5 minutes. These presentations will be conducted in the Southwest Wisconsin Room or the Prospective Student Services Conference Room. Each room is equipped with a projector and screen if needed.
II. Poster Guidelines: Format for a 3’x4’ Poster
The ORSP Office wil provide free printing services for all poster displays. Participants must submit their completed posters electronically by Monday, September 21st, Noon to ensure each poster is completed prior to the event. All posters must be sent to the ORSP Office at email@example.com.
1. To format the poster – use Microsoft Powerpoint
Menu: Click “Design" > “Page Setup”
Choose Portrait or Landscape
YOU MUST change height and width as follows:
Portrait: height 48 inches, width 36 inches
Landscape: height 36 inches, width 48 inches
2. Under "File" > "Options" > "Advanced"
In "Advanced" options, under "Image Size and Quality":
Make sure DO NOT COMPRESS IMAGES IN FILES is checked
Set default target to output to: 220 ppi
3. All posters must have the UW-Platteville Logo
4. Save the Poster
"File" > "Save as" - change "Save as type" to pdf
Make sure STANDARD (publishing online and printing) is checked
5. Send pdf files to the ORSP office at firstname.lastname@example.org
Or, Publications offers assistance in poster design and set up.