Planning and making the physical poster are just the first steps in preparing for a poster session. You must also prepare to engage your audience and discuss your research.
Here are some general tips on this last step in the process.
Poster Presentation Basics Good video that shows what to say / not say when you are with your poster “audience.”
Students talk about their work in public health practice at the 2010 Boston School of Public Health Spring Practicum Finale. The start of the video briefly shows actual interactions with strollers at the poster session.
Ethan Kirschner of Stevens Institute of Technology talks about his poster on Inkjet Printed Interdigitated Electrodes for Flexible, Dry Sensitive Solar Cells.
Erika Cottrell, Ph.D., M.P.P., won the best student poster at the 2011 Academy Health Annual Research Meeting.
Cain Project A guide to presenting a Poster that offers tips on interacting with the audience.