Poster presentations are a common method of research communication. Presenters use their posters to back-up short, engaged discussions about their research. Poster events are usually large in scale, with many people presenting at the same time. Presenters may even leave their posters to visit other presenters.
There are an overwhelming number of helpful resources regarding poster presentations. The resources linked here offer good information to start with.
Design Center's "Creating Effective Posters"
Guide to Poster Design and available video
Iowa Sciences Academy Poster Tip Sheet
Quick and easy basic tip sheet plus other helpful resources. Logos available to download.
Helpful to anyone, though specific to ISA and STEM students.
University of Iowa Brand Manual
(UI-Suggested Poster and PowerPoint Templates)