Carnegie Mellon University

Posters and Awards

Abstract Submission

Abstracts are invited in any area of biomedical engineering. For consideration to be included in the Forum program, authors should submit abstract(s), including the title, authorship, institutions of the authors, and an abstract of no more than 150 words. An e-mail acknowledging receipt of submission will be sent out within 3 business days.

Submission Deadline: September 5, 2019 (Submission is closed.).

Poster Session and Competition

During the poster session, there will be a competition for all non-faculty presenters in which top posters will be awarded a certificate and monetary ($200) prize at the Closing Ceremony. Up to 8 outstanding poster awards will be provided based on the quality of work and presentation.

To participate in the Poster Competition, the presenter of the poster must be the first author (non-faculty: graduate or undergraduate students, postdocs, residents, fellows) and available for the judges during the official poster viewing session. In addition to submission of an abstract, the presenting author must also e-mail to bmeforum@andrew.cmu.edu a pdf file (< 2 MB) containing no more than 3 slides (slide 1: title, authors, background, purpose of the study; slide 2: methods; slide 3: results and conclusion) by September 5, 2019. Please use the following subject line: Poster Competition Slides - Full Name of First Author. Each first author can only submit one abstract for competition.

Guidelines for Poster Presentation

You will be expected to set up your poster between 7:30 AM – 8:00 AM on September 20, 2019. Posters will be on display throughout the day, and will be taken down only after the conclusion of the program (5:30 PM). Posters stayed on board at or after 5:35 PM will be discarded.

The poster should include a title, authors, institutions, and be 4 feet wide and 4 feet tall.
Posters 101-166 will be in Rangos Ballroom; posters 166-213 will be in Peter Wright McKenna Rooms cross hall from Rangos Ballroom.