Poster Location

The Poster Board location is outside of rooms P6 to P8 on Plaza Level of the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre.

Please be sure to set up your poster on the appropriate poster board number (will be provided to you at a later stage) between 7:00am and 9:00am on Friday the 26th of May. Formal viewing sessions will be held during the session breaks of the meeting.  During these viewing sessions, you should be available near your poster board to discuss your work with peers who will be reviewing all the posters. No judging is involved; just an exchange of scientific knowledge and two way feedback.

Your poster will remain on display throughout the conference days and must be dismantled at the end of Sunday lunch between 1:30 to 2:30 pm on Sunday the 28th of May. Posters not dismantled by 3:00 pm will be discarded.


Poster preparation guidelines

The poster board provided are vertical in format with dimensions of 1.8 m height and 1.2m width.

We encourage either A1 (841 mm x 593 mm) or A0 (1189 x 841) but no bigger than A0

  • Posters should be clearly readable by viewers.
  • The message should be clear and understandable without oral explanation.
  • Illustrations, labels, etc must be attached to the poster board.
  • A label indicating the abstract title, author name and their affiliation should be placed at the top of the poster board to the right of the abstract if you choose to attach a copy of the Abstract.

Oral Presentation guidelines to presenting authors

  • A total of 10 minutes is allocated to your oral presentation including 3 minutes of questions.
  •  Please remember that your poster will be set up in the Poster area with other posters and cannot be moved to your oral presentation site. (please check the poster presentation guidelines.
  •  You can do your oral abstract with or without using PowerPoint presentation.
  •  Please bring your PowerPoint presentation in a USB stick.
  •  In order to upload your PPT, you need to bring your USB stick to the Speaker preparation area which is located on Plaza Foyer level near the IAP registration desk 2 hours before your scheduled presentation starts.
  •  The venue uses 16:9 format. Therefore presentations should be made in 16:9 widescreen format.
  •  All Audio Advice computers are running Windows 10 with the latest PowerPoint version.
  •  When saving your presentation, it is a good idea to embed fonts into the presentation file to ensure fonts used in the presentation don’t change when opened on a different computer. This feature is only available on windows versions of PowerPoint. You can do this by selecting File> Options, then select the ‘Save’ Tab in the list on the left of the window, select Embed Fonts in File at the bottom of the page. Unfortunately Mac versions of PowerPoint and keynote do not allow you to do this.


Publishing of Abstracts

Accepted abstracts will be published in Histopathology Journal page at Wiley Online Library. Live link will be emailed to the author when available.

Poster Criteria, Awards and Certificates

All Posters will be assessed on scientific merit, originality and presentation by the Abstract review committee. A cash prize of $500 will be awarded to the highest scoring poster for each of the two poster categories (pathologist and registrar) and 2 commendations will also be made for each category. The award ceremony will take place at the Plaza Auditorium from 1:40 to 1:50 pm on Sunday the 28th May.  Winning authors will be contacted by the Organisers on Sunday morning and requested to attend and accept the Prizes at the Award Ceremony.


Abstracts participation certificates

Abstract Participation Certificates (which will include co-authors’ name) will be emailed to the main author after the meeting.



Thanks again for submitting your Abstracts and congratulations on your poster being selected for presentation. Feel free to contact the Secretariat staff at if you have any questions about your abstract submission or the session. Please reference your name and the Abstract title when contacting us. This will help us to respond to you most quickly and accurately.

We look forward to working with you on a successful conference.