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Design an Engaging Scientific Poster Workshop

Event Details:

Wednesday, April 10, 2024
12:00pm - 1:00pm PDT


United States


Huang Engineering Center, The Hive (Basement, Adjacent to ICME)

This event is open to:


This workshop is designed to assist you in creating effective scientific posters by focusing on design, layout, and content. You will learn about the essential elements of a successful poster, from titles to clear organization, concise language, and compelling visuals. By the end of the workshop, you will have a comprehensive understanding of the following:

  • Poster design principles
  • Appropriate sections for a research poster
  • Best practices for integrating concise language
  • Understanding your audience
  • Tips to avoid common pitfalls


About the Speaker:
Kelly A. Harrison is an instructor in the Technical Communication Program (TCP) in the School of Engineering at Stanford University. She teaches technical communication (ENGR 202W, ENGR/CEE 102W) and independent writing (ENGR 202S). Before academia, Kelly worked in the computer software industry, studied aviation, and trained as a pilot and aircraft mechanic. Currently, she also edits West Trade Review.

Please note that this workshop is only for Stanford MS & PhD students from ICME and the Department of Statistics. Lunch will be served. If you have any questions, please get in touch with ICME Career Services: Tanya Schornack.

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