We are pleased to invite all attendees to present their work at the Northwest SDB Regional Meeting. Each evening features a poster session and a mixer with refreshments. In addition, each platform session will feature several 10-minute talks selected from the abstracts. The organizers will notify the submitting authors by March 4, 2012, whether they have been selected for a 10-minute talk. All posters and platform presentations require abstract submission. The presenting author must be registered for the meeting by March 1 to be chosen for a talk. The following links provide guidelines for presenting your work in platform and poster venues.
The DEADLINE for Abstract Submission was FEBRUARY 24, 2012.
If your abstract was chosen to present in a platform session, your talk will be 10 minutes long plus two minutes for questions. The organizers will enforce this rule with rigid timing, so please rehearse your presentation. All talks will occur in the Dining Hall, which may not be as dark as some auditoria designed specifically for lectures, so be sure to use large font, simple diagrams, and optimized images. Both PC and MAC laptop computers will be available for your presentation, as well as a projector and laser pointer.
With the exception of faculty and staff, all SDB members who present their work in platform sessions are eligible for the Grand Prize and other Awards for best talk.
Poster presentations form the core of the NWDB meeting, are held jointly with the mixers, and are very well attended. The poster kiosks are 40 inches high X 44 inches wide, so please size your poster appropriately. A good poster uses words sparingly, diagrams experimental designs, and balances the flow of information for ease of understanding. Also, attendees should be able to read the poster from a distance. Because we have so many people who submitted abstracts, each person will present their work only one evening, and each poster will be exhibited only that evening. The organizers will notify the presenters of their assigned evening upon arrival at FHL.
With the exception of faculty and staff, all SDB members who present their work in poster sessions are eligible for nightly Awards for best poster. Undergraduate students need not be SDB members to compete for best undergraduate poster.