• Student Posters

Full-time students, Undergrad, Graduate, PhD candidates, are invited to submit an abstract for student poster or student/oral presentation at AFS FiltCon 2023. AFS sponsors a student poster competition on Tuesday evening. A panel of judges will view the printed posters and listen to the students' verbal presentation.  Winners will be announced Wednesday morning prior to the morning plenary presentation.  Cash prizes will be awarded to the students with the winning posters.

**The first five students who submit an abstract for student poster presentation will receive one free night at the Galt House Hotel!  Students who submit a poster abstract for the competition receive a waived conference registration!

 Submit your Abstract

Poster Preparation

  • Poster should be printed in PORTRAIT format, 48" high x 36" wide (122 cm x 91.4 cm)
  • Poster should be printed on high quality paper (no heavy stock) for mounting onto soft panel using pushpins (provided)
  • All materials should be prepared in advance. Proper illustration is critical to an effective presentation
  • The use of large lettering (legible at a distance of 6'/1.8 m or more) and minimal text is recommended
  • Use of colored ink in printing and colored paper in framing text can be attractive and enhance the quality of the presentation
  • Poster should include a formal title and present information in a logical sequence

Poster Judging Criteria
Scoring of student posters will be conducted by at least three judges. Posters will be judged in four areas:

  • The clarity and support of the stated research OBJECTIVE
  • The overall ORGANIZATION of the poster
  • The clarity and throughness of the poster oral PRESENTATION
  • The overall ORIGINALITY of the poster topic