Instructions for authors of Accepted Posters

There will be only one session for poster presentations, on Friday 1 November 2019 from 14:30 to 16:00. During that time conference participants and attendees will walking around the Hall and you are therefore required to be present to discuss your poster with them.

Set up and take down schedule

Posters will be allocated to specific board numbers which will be announced to authors in situ by the conference organizing committee. Material has to be posted to allocated boards on Friday, November 1, 2019 from 11:00 to 13:00 and before the start of the Welcome Coffee, which also takes place in the Exhibition Hall. All posters should remain on display until Monday 4 November 2019 and be removed between 11:00 and 11:30 on that day, at the latest. There is no storage space and therefore any handouts, leaflets or other material that is not fixed to the board should be brought by you.

Poster Board Specifications 

Each poster measures a maximum of 200 cm by 100 cm. 

• Posters can be stuck with blue tack or double-sided sellotape.

• Posters should be formatted in APA style.

• Posters should include a title, name and affiliation of the presenter(s) labelled with lettering at least 1” (254 cm or 72 point) high from the top of the poster space. Text should be concise enough to be read in under 10 minutes and from a distance of 4 feet (about 120 cm). Poster Section Headings should be at least 36 pt., bold preferred. Avoid using all capital letters. Use bulleted lists where possible instead of paragraphs. You can use italics instead of underlining, or black lettering instead of a light colored rectangle.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Υou must notify the Conference Organizing Committee the exact dimensions and orientation of your poster by filling THIS FORM until Wednesday, October 24, 2019 the latest.

Posters in the Hellenic Geographical Society Website

Digital copies of presented posters in image digital format – JPG, PNG or PDF – should also be submitted by email to (not later than November 11, 2019) in order to be published along wiith their abstract in the HGS website after the Conference.