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Call for Poster Presentations

to be presented at the

American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists
44th Annual Meeting and Scientific Symposium
February 14 - 17, 2018
Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Deadline: October 2, 2017

Poster Presentations provide an additional forum for sharing information. Submissions should offer solutions to common problems, patient/practice management techniques, innovative uses of technology, current research findings, and more.

Requirements for Submission of a Poster Presentation

  • Provide a forum for a one-to-one, in-depth discussion using narrative and visual material to display and communicate the objectives, methods, results, and conclusions of a specific research study or illustrate a piece of equipment, technique, program, etc.

  • It is the responsibility of the presenting author to ensure accuracy of content, spelling and presentation.

  • It is expected that the submitting author is proficient in English for the purposes of presenting in a professional environment.

  • Visual material such as photographs, charts and diagrams may be used. Note: All patient photographs should be de-identified to safeguard protected health information.

  • The presenting author(s) serves as the contact person for the presentation. Poster authors will present their posters at a designated time.

  • One poster board, 4 ft. high x 8 ft. wide, and tacks for mounting will be provided for each Poster Presentation.

  • A heading for the top of the poster space should be prepared indicating the title (same as that of the abstract submitted), author(s), and institutional affiliations using letters not less than 1 inch (3 cm) high.

  • Printing on the poster should be a minimum of 1 inch (2 cm) high. Illustrations and printing must be readable from distances of at least 6 feet (2 meters).

  • All Poster Presentations must be original work, attributable to the creator.

  • Sole use of displayed typewritten pages of the paper or abstract will not be allowed.

  • All abstracts will be peer reviewed by the Clinical Content Committee, which reserves the right to accept or reject abstracts for inclusion in the program.

October 2, 2017


Submitting Your Poster Presentation

The Poster Abstract Form and the Poster Application must be submitted together. The Poster Abstract Form may be downloaded from the Poster Application page. The Poster Application provides contact and biographical information for the author and other important details about the abstract.

The Poster Abstract Form

  1. Your poster abstract is to be typed in the space provided on the Poster Abstract Form by replacing the existing text.

  2. Figures are acceptable and must be included within the Poster Abstract Form in the space provided.

The Poster Application

  1. A two-line description of the presentation must be included as part of the Poster Application. This description will be included in the Preliminary Program.

  2. The lead author's contact information and biographical sketch are required. This information enables the committee to contact the lead author if any clarification is needed.

    ATTENTION INTERNATIONAL SUBMISSIONS - Place the Academy address and phone number in the address and phone spaces on the application as the program does not accommodate international addresses. The address to use is 7910 Woodmont Avenue, Suite 760, Bethesda, MD 20814. The phone number is 202.380.3663.

  3. Include the names of additional presenters when applicable.

  1. Follow the additional instructions at the top of the Poster Application page. Proceed below by pressing the Poster Submission Form button. There you will find a link to download the Poster Abstract Form.

  2. You will receive a confirmation within 48 hours. It is your responsibility to confirm receipt of your poster submission if you do not receive confirmation from the Academy.

QUESTIONS? Call (202) 380-3663
or email Emily Ferrin at



The American Academy of Orthotists & Prosthetists
7910 Woodmont Avenue, Suite 760
Bethesda, MD 20814
(202) 380-3663