Industry Poster Session

The poster session is a great way for participants to present their findings in an interactive format that facilitates networking. Poster presenters simply need to register by May 15, show up on site with their printed poster, and receive a certificate of presentation. A staff member will indicate your poster location.

Submit your poster abstract!

Schedule (subject to change):

  • Set-up Sunday, August 27: 9:00-16:30
  • Monday, August 28: 10:00-17:30
  • Tuesday, August 29: 10:00-17:30 Official poster session 16:30-17:30.  Please ensure at least one co-author is at your poster to interact with other participants during the official poster session.
  • Wednesday, August 30: teardown

Proceedings and Conference Guide for Industry Poster Presenters

Please note that no papers from posters will appear in the proceedings.
To ensure your poster appears in the conference guide, you must submit your poster abstract ( and register with payment by May 15.


Poster Instructions (subject to change) 

  • NO papers associated with poster presentations will be in the proceedings.
  • Poster size – Maximum 90 cm wide X 120 cm tall (3 ft wide X 4ft tall). You will share your board with another presenter.
  • Readability – Background and font colors should be chosen to provide sufficient contrast and be easily legible from a distance of 3 ft. Font sizes less than 18 pt are not recommended.
  • Set-up – Participants are asked to set-up their posters on Sunday, August 27.
  • Attendance – Presenters should be at their posters during the official poster time to interact with conference delegates: Tuesday, August 29, from 16:30 to 17:30.
  • The authors' names and affiliations and the title of the poster should be at the top of the poster.
  • Material for attaching the posters will be provided.
  •  Consider providing small (8.5 X 11 inch) versions of your poster as handouts to participants to enhance networking. 

Onsite Printing services:

Don't want to travel with your poster in hand? You can contact our show decorator supplier below to have quote for onsite printing.

Show In Motion Services, Inc.
P: 236-422-1440
F: 236-422-1438


Call for Abstracts Deadline
Extended! Until January 31, 2017

Paper Submission Deadline
March 1, 2017

Paper Review Process Begins
February 1, 2017 – April 15, 2017

Final Paper Submission Deadline
May 1, 2017

Author Registration Deadline
May 15, 2017

Student Poster Session Opens
March 1, 2017

Early-bird Registration
June 23, 2017

Student Poster Session Closes
August 1, 2017


Metallurgy and Materials Society of CIM
3500 de Maisonneuve West, Suite 1250
Montreal, QC
H3Z 3C1, Canada

Registration / Payment / Other Inquiries
Toll-free: 1-888-985-9737

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