SOURCE @ the Library

How to Create a Conference Poster to Impress

Thursday, April 30th from 4:00PM-5:00PM

Location: Room 152

Instructor: Courtney Paddick, Academic and Research Commons Librarian

Poster sessions at conferences and professional meetings are a way to visually convey the details of your research or conclusions.  Used in a variety of disciplines from the sciences to the social sciences, great posters need a defined organization strategy.  This workshop will introduce you to:

  • Using PowerPoint to create a single slide for your poster
  • Overview of design principles for an effective poster
  • Suggestions for effective communication at the poster session
  • Where to get your poster printed

Presentation Strategies

Thursday, May 7th from 4:00PM-5:00PM

Location: Room 152

Instructor: Courtney Paddick, Academic and Research Commons Librarian

In this workshop we will examine several innovative ways to use PowerPoint as well as discuss best practices for its use.  We will also look at Prezi (http://prezi.com), a relatively new alternative presentation tool.  We will also discuss other considerations one needs to make when preparing for and delivering an engaging presentation.

Let's Talk about SOURCE: panel discussion with former student participants and judges

Thursday, May 14th from 4:00PM-5:00PM

Location: Room 152

Hear from former SOURCE award winners and former judges on what makes a great SOURCE presentation and what judges look for in student presentations. Q & A to follow.

 

Research guide for oral presentations here.  Research guide for poster presentations here.

 

Want one on one assistance from a librarian or tutor?  Email AskLibn@cwu.edu or call (509) 963-1021 for a librarian consultation.  Email umwdesk@cwu.edu or call (509) 963-1270 for a tutor appointment.