Technical Poster Session & Student Poster Competition

The Technical Poster Session and the Student Poster Competition are for APS-submitted posters only, and are distinct from the Gallery of Fluid Motion posters and videos, and the Flash Presentation Posters.

Technical Poster Session: The Technical Poster Session of the DFD Meeting is open to all participants by selecting the poster presentation option when submitting a contributed abstract.

Student Poster Competition: Entries submitted by students are eligible for the Student Poster Competition that constitutes a specific opportunity for graduate and undergraduate students to enhance their presentation skills and to build their professional network. Those posters designated as Student Posters will be judged and awarded 1st and 2nd Prize for “Best Poster” in several categories. Winners in each category will be announced during the afternoon refreshment break Monday, November 25th in Exhibit Hall AB and will also be highlighted in the DFD Newsletter.

Cash prizes of $250 for first place and $150 for second place will be awarded in each category.

A first author may submit an oral presentation OR a poster, but NOT both.


Poster Presenter Guidelines

  • Your poster will be displayed in the Level 4, Exhibit Hall AB of the Washington State Convention Center.

  • Your poster has an assigned number which will be displayed on the board.  You have an available display area of 45″ x 45″ (1.21 x 1.21 m). Do not let your poster spread into someone else’s space.

  • You will be able to hang your poster between 1:00 pm and 6:00 pm on Saturday, November 23rd and between 6:30 am and Noon on Sunday, November 24th in the Exhibit Hall.

  • Push pins will be provided at an information and supply table in the Exhibit Hall. You can find out your number and location there as well. Please confirm you are hanging your poster in the right section.

  • Student posters that are not placed by Noon on Sunday, November 24th will not be eligible for the competition judging.

  • Any poster shipping tubes or carriers left by the poster boards will be discarded. Please take any tubes with you after you hang your poster.

  • Posters must be removed by 1:00 pm Tuesday, November 26th or they will be discarded.