AFS Poster Guidelines

AFS Poster Session Schedule

  • Poster Set Up: Monday, September 30
  • Trade Show and Poster Session Networking Event: Monday, September 30, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
  • Poster Take Down: Wednesday, October 2, 3:30 – 5:00 p.m.

AFS Poster Specifications

Please use the following guidelines when developing your poster:

  • A poster consists of easily read text and graphics describing the objectives, methods, and findings of a fisheries-related project or study.
  • AFS posters are to be a maximum size of 4 ft H x 3 ft W (1.2 m × 0.9 m) – yes, portrait orientation is preferred this year!
  • Posters should be a single sheet of printable stock (if using paper, please consider lamination) that can be affixed to the poster display board.
  • Multiple-panel posters will not be accepted.

We also recommend that you follow the guidelines presented in a recent article about making posters: