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Posters Instructions


The International Conference on High Performance Computing & Simulation
(HPCS 2014)

July 21 – July 25, 2014
The Savoia Hotel Regency
Bologna, Italy

http://hpcs2014.cisedu.info/  or  http://cisedu.us/rp/hpcs14

Presentation Posters Required Elements
A banner title and below it the list of the authors with affiliations.  HPCS 2014 info should be written at the bottom.  The following sections should be included:
  • Problem considered
  • Objectives
  • Research Approach and Methods Used
  • Technical Challenges
  • Results & Accomplishments
  • Expected Contributions and Significance
  • Impact & Conclusions
Posters must be in English. 

Presentation Posters Formatting Instructions
The poster size should be 2 X 3 ft to a maximum of 3 X 4 ft.

Tape, thumbtacks and other supplies may be needed at the site to mount the poster.  Please bring with you what you anticipate would be appropriate.

Posters should stimulate discussions, not necessarily require a long presentation.  Use graphs, charts and illustrations as much as possible.  Minimize use of text and lengthy tables.  Your poster should be easily read from a distance of 4 ft (122 cm).  Color will enhance poster readability and attractiveness.

Suggested Fonts and Sizes: Times New Roman

Title: 90 – 95 pt.
Authors/affiliations: 85 – 90 pt.
Headings: 60 pt.
Text: 28 – 36 pt.
References: 20 – 24 pt.

Background color should be white or a neutral color that is easy on the eyes.

Print a miniature version of your poster on 8.5''x11'' paper.  Choose ‘Fit to size’ under the print command, and choose letter-sized paper.  If your text is too small to read on the miniature version (from 12 inches), it will be too small to read on the final poster.  Same is true to pictures and figures – the graphical elements of your poster should be sharp and clear on the miniature printout.  The miniature printout can also serve as a handout to provide to interested parties during the poster session. 

A good poster design guide is available online at:   http://www.tss.uoguelph.ca/ltci/TGuides/epdfinal.pdf

For more information or questions about the posters session, please contact Posters Co-Chairs:

Francesco Quaglia
   Sapienza Università di Roma, Italy
   Phone: +39 06 77274114
   Email: quaglia@dis.uniroma1.it

Horacio Gonzalez-Velez
   National College of Ireland, Ireland
   Phone: +353-1-449 8529
   Email: Horacio.Gonzalez-Velez@ncirl.ie

Marian Vajtersic

   University of Salzburg, Austria
   Phone: +43 662 8044-6344
   Fax:     +43 662 8044-172
   Email:   marian@cosy.sbg.ac.at