Instructions for Poster Presenters

The CAP poster session will be held on Tuesday, May 31, from 19h00 to 22h00

Posters can be set up starting at 08h00, but no later than 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 31, to be considered for the Student Competition. Posters should have a maximum size of 4’ high x 4’ wide. Poster boards will be numbered and presenters will be issued with board numbers in advance. Presenters will be required to remove their posters at the latest on Tuesday, May 30, before 10:00 p.m.

The poster session features a light snack and a bar service. All conference attendees who indicated they are attending the Poster Session will receive one drink ticket which may be redeemed for one beer, one glass of wine or a non-alcoholic beverage. A cash bar will also be available.


–              Go to .

–              Log in to your account.

–              Select “My contributions” under the “My Conference” link on the left.

–              Once in the “My contributions” area, click on the title of a contribution.

–              To submit material, click on the Pencil icon beside Presentation Materials. A dialog box will open.

–              Click “Upload files”, and follow the instructions.

–              Your file will now appear in the contribution details and will be accessible through the session timetable.


Judging of the posters (no students present) will take place in the afternoon of Tuesday, May 30. Posters in competition must be set up no later than 13h00 that day to be considered for the competition. The judges will determine the semi-finalists from each division between 13h45 and 17h30.

Between 18h00 and 19h00, the judges will determine the six finalists in the CAP poster competition, each of whom will be visited that evening (starting at 19h00) by the full judging panel for oral interviews. All poster semi-finalists MUST be at their posters on Tuesday evening between 19h00 and 21h00 as they may be visited by a judge for the determination of division prizes.

The finalists of all divisional competitions, and the finalists for the CAP overall poster competition, will each receive a complimentary ticket to the Congress Recognition Reception on Thursday evening at the Shaw Centre, where the winners will be announced.

See complete guidelines by clicking “Poster Guidelines” under “Best Student Presentation Competition” on the left.

Policy statement on prize winner Recognition Reception tickets