Poster and Oral Presentation Information

All presenters must be registered for the meeting and are required to wear their name badge during their presentations.


  • The following sections will present posters on Sunday, Dec 2, 6:30-8:30 pm:
  • Bacterial Pathogenesis
  • Epidemiology & Animal Health Economics
  • Pathobiology of Enteric & Foodborne Pathogens
  • Vectorborne & Parasitic Diseases

Poster boards will be available for poster mounting by 3 pm Sunday; please make sure to mount your posters before 6:30 pm. Please remove your posters by 10:00 am Monday.

  • The following sections will present posters on Monday, Dec 3, 5:30-7:30 pm:
  • Biosafety & Biosecurity
  • Companion Animal Epidemiology
  • Ecology & Mgmt of Foodborne Agents
  • Immunology
  • Respiratory Disease
  • Viral Pathogenesis

Please remove your posters immediately upon completion of Poster Session II, by 8:00 PM.

  • Additional Instructions:
    • Posters can be no larger than 4 ft tall x 4 ft wide.
    • Poster presenters must furnish their own tacks.
    • Presenters entered in graduate student competitions must be available at their posters so that they can be interviewed by judges.


  • Speakers should contact moderators in advance of their session so they will know you are present in the room.
  • Audio Visual Aids:
    • Lectern microphone, laser pointer, computer, and a digital projector will be provided in each room.
    • Presenters must provide PowerPoint or Adobe PDF files to the sessions organizers PRIOR to the day of your presentation; specific logistical details will be provided soon regarding how to share your files.
  •  Timing:
    • Standard oral presentations 15 minutes long (in total). This includes 10–12 minutes to present their research, and 3–5 minutes for interactive discussion.
    • Keynote presentations are 45 minute long (in total), including 35–40 minutes for formal presentation, and 5–10 minutes for interactive discussion.
    • Other special presentations should adhere to the time allotted in the program.
    • Presentation schedules will be strictly maintained. If a presentation is not completed in the allotted time, the moderator will stop the presentation.