Poster Guidelines – AsianAmerican MultiSpecialty Summit at MISWeek 2017

Poster Guidelines

AsianAmerican MultiSpecialty Summit 2017
at Minimally Invasive Surgery Week 2017
February 6-9, 2017
Hilton San Francisco Union Square
San Francisco, California, USA

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, September 6, 2017,  between 2:00pm-4:30pm.

If you wish to keep your poster, you must remove it on Friday, September 8, 2017 between 2:00 and 2:30pm. SLS will not keep/hold posters that are not removed during this time.


Click Here To Submit Your Poster