2013 INS Annual Convention & Industrial Exhibition
INS 2013 Annual Convention & Industrial Exhibition Poster Presentation Guidelines


  • All authors wishing to display and present the poster must REGISTER to attend the Annual Convention Monday-Wednesday. If you are already registered to attend the educational sessions on those days, you do not need to register again.


  • The poster should be no larger than 3 1/2 feet high by 7 1/2 feet long.
    • The display board provided is 4 feet high by 8 feet long


  • Poster set-up will take place SUNDAY MAY 19, 2013 from 3:30-4:30 PM.
    • A badge is REQUIRED to enter the Exhibit Hall. Your badge will be available at the INS REGISTRATION DESK.
    • For SAFETY and SECURITY issues, no one will be allowed to enter the Exhibit Hall outside of the set-up time.


  • Posters will be displayed in the Exhibit Hall from 10 AM to 2 PM Monday May 20 through Wednesday May 22, 2013.


  • INS will provide the following:
    • A display board for your poster
    • A sign with the title and the author(s) of the poster
      • There is a limit of 75 characters for the poster title
    • Push pins
    • A skirted table underneath the display board to place handouts pertaining to your poster


  • The following will NOT be provided:
    • Tape
    • Markers
    • Line levels
    • Electricity
    • Any other supplies


  • Consider providing handouts of your poster.
    • There are no copy/printing facilities available.


  • A poster winner will be chosen by Annual Convention attendees for each category. The winning posters will be announced at the Celebration of Excellence, Tuesday evening. Winning posters will be designated by ribbons during Exhibit Hall hours the following day.


  • Posters may be taken down at 1:30 PM on WEDNESDAY May 22, 2012.



  • As a reminder, poster presenters are responsible for all expenses incurred including, but not limited to: meeting registration, travel, hotel accommodations, and meals.


Please contact Cheryl Miller, Membership Services Coordinator, with any questions.