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IGENZ Scientific Poster Display

RCPA NZ ASM 2017: 22- 24 September 2017– A Call for IGENZ Scientific Poster Display

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The NZ Committee invites all delegates to contribute to the Scientific Program of the Conference by submitting abstracts for the IGENZ Poster Display together with their completed registration form for the Presenting Author.  IGENZ will award $500NZD best poster for best Trainee Poster only. To be eligible to win you must stand at your poster on Friday 22 September at Morning Tea 10.30-11.00am to answer any questions from the judges. The winners will be announced at the Welcome Cocktail Party at the Novotel Lakeside Rotorua on Friday 22 September at 5.00pm and you must be present. The presenting author/s must be registered for the meeting.
Abstracts for these posters will be considered by a sub-committee of the NZ Committee and all presenting authors will be notified by Friday 1 September 2017. Deadline: Friday  25 August 2017

PRESENTATION OF ABSTRACT REQUIREMENTS: Abstracts may be rejected if not submitted in the below format.

  1. Abstracts must not exceed 200 words (excluding title, authors and institution & statement of originality)
  2. Abstracts must be typed in English, using 12 point font, single line spacing, in Microsoft Word.
  3. Include as a heading-  NZ ASM 2017 IGENZ  Scientific Poster Display
  4. Underline the presenting author only. Do not include titles or degrees.
  5. Abstract must contain the aims of study, methods, results and discussion.
  6. References should be used sparingly
  7. Abbreviations should be only used for common terms. For uncommon term, the abbreviation should be given in brackets after the first full use of the word.
  8. Please include a statement specifying which part of the work was your own original idea and contribution (not included in the word limit). Specify the name and location of institution where the work was done.
  9. Name your WORD file using the following format : SURNAME - NZ ASM 2017 IGENZ Poster Display ddmmyy


  • Poster Number: Will be allocated to each poster prior to the meeting
  • Poster size: Maximum AO size – Portrait Orientation
  • Poster Display: Posters will be on display at the Novotel Lakeside Rotorua from Friday 22 September until Sunday 24 September 2017. Authors are requested to have their poster displayed in the poster area by 8:30am Friday 22 September and removed by 3.30pm on Sunday 24 September. Please do not remove the poster prior to this time. Please note it is your responsibility to bring, mount and remove your poster.
  • Hanging your poster: Delegates must bring Male Velcro (hook) as the Poster Boards are Female (fluffy).

A pdf copy of your poster can be published on the RCPA website. This will allow your audience to view your whole poster including photos, graphs and tables, which cannot be published in the Abstract.
Email the pdf of your poster to by Friday 15 September 2017 to have your poster available online during the conference. Alternatively, if the pdf is received after this date, the poster will be available on the RCPA website after the conference, along with the authorised speaker presentations.

Closing Date: Friday 25 August 2017

Abstracts will only be accepted by email in the above prescribed format and must be submitted to Eve Propper contactable on  Enquires on +61 2 8356 5806.