Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons | AA 2016 Call for Posters

AA 2016 Call for Posters

Poster Guidelines

AsianAmerican MultiSpecialty Summit VII
February 17-20, 2016
Hilton Hawaiian Beach Resort & Spa
Honolulu, Hawaii, USA

Poster Submission will be open from
October 12 – November 30, 2015

Please review the following instructions on how to submit and prepare your poster:

Complete the Online Poster Submission Form. You will be asked submit an abstract (250 words or less) detailing your poster content. You will not need to submit an actual poster for review.

Abstracts should contain four sections:

  1. OBJECTIVE: An introduction, stating the hypothesis, purpose, or specific objective of the study.
  2.  METHODS & PROCEDURES: A description of the study design, the subjects and the evaluation procedures used. Documentation of statistical methodology should be included in this section.
  3. RESULTS: A summary of the results of the study, which should support the final conclusion of the paper, and these must be stated in the abstract. Please do not include qualitative statements such as “supporting evidence will be provided at presentation,” etc. Results should include actual data.
  4. CONCLUSION: A brief statement of the conclusions of the study. Any data provided must either support, confirm, modify, or refute the purpose of the objectives of the particular study.

Once accepted, you will be responsible to design, print, and bring your poster to the Summit. Please be sure to print your poster on a material that can be hung with pushpins.

You will hang your poster in the gallery onsite as noted in the section labeled “DISPLAY” below.

Sample of Poster:


The dimensions are to be 2 ft wide (61cm) by 4 ft tall (122cm). Allocate the top of the poster for the title and authors’ names and affiliations as stated on your submission form.

The text and illustrations should be bold and large enough to read from a distance of 6 ft (2 meters).

Posters should be mounted on Wednesday, February 17, 2016 between 3:00pm – 5:00pm.

If you wish to keep your poster, you must remove it on Friday, February 19, 2016 by 3:00pm. Posters that have not been removed by by 3:00pm on Friday, February 19, 2016 will not be held/kept by SLS.

Poster authors are requested to be present by their poster during the Welcome Reception on Wednesday, February 17, 2016 to answer any questions from attendees viewing the posters.

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