Presentation/Poster/Demonstration Guidelines

Presentation Guidelines

  • Presentations should be 15 minutes in length, with 5 minutes for questions
  • Presentations should include Power point or pdf for slides or diagrams used in presentation
  • Topics can include applications in lessons learned, use cases, or detailed results and experiments in digitization or virtualization in satellite systems

Poster Guidelines

  • Authors shall display posters using a portable easel stand (easels provided by MILCOM TBD)
  • Authors shall provide their own easel stand for displaying their poster
  • Authors are responsible for printing, displaying, and taking down the poster
  • The poster’s dimensions shall not exceed 3’ x 5’
  • The poster content must cover the material as cited in the abstract
  • Place the title prominently at the top of the poster board
  • Posters should include a background section, methods, results, and conclusions.
  • Highlight the authors’ names and contact information in case the viewer is interested in more information
  • Posters should use a serif type font (e.g., Times) is often easier for reading the main text, and a non-serif font (e.g., Arial or Helvetica) for headers and figure labels
  • Paragraph and figure captions should be a minimum of 24-point font (0.9 cm height) and headers at least a 36-point font (1.2 cm height)
  • Prepare diagrams or charts legibly in size sufficient to be read at a distance of 2 meters.
  • Graphs or charts should use different colors and textures/symbols
  • Posters should organize the presentation so it is clear, orderly, and self-explanatory
  • Posters should group similar ideas and avoid cluttering with too much text.
  • Authors should stay with the poster during the entire session to answer questions

Demonstration Guidelines

  • Demonstrations shall be displayed on a 72” x 30” table
  • Demonstrations will be provided with standard 120 VAC
  • Posters and Demonstrations may be displayed together
  • Demonstrators are responsible for setting up and tearing down demonstrations immediately before and after the workshop
  • Demonstrations should show metrics and concepts through real applications that include digital IF or virtualization
  • Demonstrators should stay with demonstrations during the entire session