Research and educational posters


Poster authors are required to register for the Conference. A student discount is available.


Poster authors are asked to setup displays on Wednesday, March 21 between 8:00 am and noon.


Students entered in the Poster Contest will be expected to be present at their poster on Wednesday afternoon starting at 2:10 pm. Judges will visit contest posters and discuss the content with participating students. Contest awards will be announced during the Thursday lunch program. Students are encourage to review the poster evaluation form prior to the conference to understand the contest criteria.

Exhibit Area

Educational posters will be displayed in the lobby area on second floor of the Scheman Building.

Poster Dimensions [new for 2018!]

Posters will be limited to no larger than 48 inches by 48 inches. Posters will be placed two per side of the poster display board measuring 96 inches by 48 inches.

Poster Displays

Display boards are covered with white paper and placed on top of a 6’ table. Poster authors are responsible for materials to attach posters to the display board. Velcro will NOT work with the display boards. Thumb-tacks or staples work best. Tape or sticky adhesive material (including HandiTack) which will rip the poster board covering will not be permitted.

Non-poster displays

Poster registration is intended for presentation and discussion of recent or on-going research and education. Free-standing displays representing non-profit organizations or educational institutions are asked to register using the Exhibit and Display registration form and pay the appropriate fee.


call (515) 294-5650 or email

Submission deadline

Poster registrations must be received no later than midnight, Monday, March 12, 2018.

During the poster registration process you will be asked to provide the title and a short description of your poster topics. Please do not include the entire abstract. This information is used in the conference program listings. Have these materials prepared before you begin the online process to avoid having to start the process over.

This no charge or payment required during the poster submission process. However, all poster authors are required to register for the conference to display their poster.


Submit Poster Registration
Complete this online form.