Poster Symposium Rules

Poster submissions will be digital this year. Please read the following guidelines carefully.

  • Applicants are limited to ONE abstract submission and each author may present ONE poster only the day of the competition. 
  • Upload your poster to ePoster Boards, and to find the required templates, FAQs and guidelines.
  • Your password will be fma2020.
  • The poster upload deadline is June 22, 2020.
  • Save your file using the naming convention lastname.firstname.
  • We will only accept landscape presentations. Set page dimensions at 40.97” x 23.04”, which is a 16:9 ratio.
  • Your presentation should be no longer than 10 minutes, including time for Q&A with the judges.
  • Make sure to register for the FMA Annual Meeting so you will have a name badge.
  • The FMA poster hall will be open all day Saturday, August 1, starting at 8:00 am.
  • Judging for the general poster competition will take place between 2:00 pm and 4:00 pm.
  • Length should be 1-2 pages/slides of content.
  • Limit your e-poster file size to 100 MBs or fewer.
  • Attach any video files that you have in your e-­poster presentation when uploading.
  • Please convert formulas to images.
  • Bring an electronic copy of your presentation with any multimedia files on a flash drive to the event.
  • Click here for tips for success from the FMA.

Click here for video of a previous FMA Poster Symposium, and click here for youtube instructional videos.

The 2020 David A. Paulus, MD Poster Symposium will be held Saturday, August 1 at the Hilton Orlando.