Use this opportunity to share your IPM work!

  • Your poster abstract will be published in the online program.
  • Your work will gain international exposure to leading IPM scientists, students and practitioners.
  • A certificate acknowledging and documenting your poster presentation will be available.
  • New for 2018: Student Poster Awards category. Student Project Poster submissions will be entered into the IPM Inspiration Award competition.


Submission Requirements

  • Poster abstracts should be submitted online between September 5 - November 13, 2017 for full consideration. A link to the submission form will be posted on September 5th; please check back then.
  • The abstract must contain an accurate summary of the work and be clear, concise and unambiguous.
  • All projects must be completed at the time of application. The printed poster is not needed until the time of the conference.
  • Entries may not be taken from previously published papers or presented posters.
  • The project or research described in student posters must reflect work done primarily by the student.
  • Click here to view a sample abstract (PDF).


Instructions for Submission

  • Poster Title: The title should not exceed 100 characters. Please capitalize the first letter of the first word ONLY, except acronyms or abbreviations in which upper or lower case letters are essential; NOT ALL CAPS.
  • Author(s) Names: Names should be written as first name, middle initial (if needed), last name. Please indicate the presenting author with an "*" at the front of the name. Include the email address of the presenting author.
  • Author Information: Include departments/institutions/companies, city, state/province, and country (if not USA) as shown on the example (available soon). Do NOT include street addresses or zip/postal code. If authors are from different institutions, please identify with a number (1,2,3...) following the name. Since superscript may not transmit correctly, use the number sign (#) before and after the identifying numbers, e.g. #1#. Superscript formatting will be done for you. Posters submitted as Student Project Posters must have students listed as the primary author(s) and supervisory faculty listed last.
  • Abstract: Limit abstract to 250 words or less. The primary abstract must be in English and contain an accurate summary of the work, be clear, concise and unambiguous. The author is responsible for all editorial details, e.g., grammar, style, spelling, etc. We suggest copying and pasting from a word processor when filling in the electronic abstract section. An abstract in a second language can be also be submitted (you will be required to upload a digital TIFF, JPEG, GIF, or PNG file for languages utilizing non-English alphabet characters).
  • Upload: You will also be asked to upload a file of the complete submission (title, authors, abstract) to serve as a backup in case anything you have typed or pasted into the form is unclear.
  • Poster size:  Limit poster size to a maximum of 46 inch x 46 inch (117 cm x 117 cm), to be attached to a display board.


About the Poster Session

The poster session is on Wednesday, March 21, 4:30-6:30 pm. Presenters will be required to stand by posters for 1 hour, either 4:30-5:30 or 5:30-6:30. Students entering the poster competition must be present to be considered for an award.