Poster Abstract Instructions


Poster Size – Your poster size must be measured at a maximum of 4 feet wide by 4 feet tall.  The poster boards used at the CMBE Conference measures at 8 feet wide by 4 feet tall.  Each poster board will have a total of four posters, two on either side.    Posters must reflect the material summarized in your abstract.

Poster Hours – Posters will be displayed in Commodore C/D next to the main meeting room and registration area at the Loews Coronado Bay Resort.  In addition to dedicated poster session hours, posters can be viewed at the leisure of the attendee during breakfast, and breaks.   

Poster Session/Viewing Schedule
Thursday, January 3                   10:00AM – 11:00AM  
Friday, January 4                        10:00AM – 11:00AM  
Saturday, January 5                    10:00AM – 11:00AM
Posters must remain on display for the duration of the conference.  As a presenter you must be in attendance to answer questions about your abstract during your dedicated poster viewing schedule.  ALL PRESENTERS MUST REGISTER FOR THE CONFERENCE.  

Poster Set-Up – You must check-in at the conference registration desk, located in the Atrium of the Lowes Coronado Bay Resort, to pick up your registration materials prior to setting up your poster, as you will need your conference badge to access the poster room. 
Your assigned poster number will be next to your name (listed in alphabetical order by first the first author’s last name located on the conference website Abstracts page at, to be available Tuesday, January 3, 2017, and in the conference program.    
Posters should be setup on the assigned poster board at the following times:
Wednesday, January 2               3:00PM – 7:00PM
Thursday, January 3                   7:15AM – 9:30AM
Push pins will be available inside the poster room and at the conference registration desk.  Place your poster closest to the edge of the board as possible to allow space for your neighbor. 

Poster Removal – Posters must be removed immediately after the last poster viewing on Saturday, January 5.  Posters must be removed by 12:00PM on this day.   Posters remaining on the board after this time will be discarded. 
Poster Container Storage – Poster containers can be stored at your own risk in one of the corners of the poster room. Please follow the sign for the designated area in the poster room.  Make sure your container is clearly marked with your name.
Thank you and good luck!