Interactive iPosters

Create and Publish Your iPoster

A World Microbe Forum (WMF) interactive iPoster is the ideal way for attendees to visit over a thousand posters while sitting in the comfort of their home or office. As a poster presenter you are no longer contained by the four walls of an exhibit hall waiting for someone to walk past your poster board. Get ready to expand your reach with an interactive iPoster!

The virtual meeting platform will open on Monday, June 14, and will include access to the iPoster Hall. Be sure to create your profile right away to make the most of your meeting experience.

iPoster Deadline Extended!

The deadline for iPoster Presenters who have accepted their disposition to create and publish an iPoster has been extended to Monday, June 14. iPosters not created and published by June 14 will be withdrawn from the program.

iPoster Registration

All iPoster Presenters must be registered for World Microbe Forum by Tuesday, June 15. iPoster Presenters who are not registered by June 15 will be withdrawn from the program.

iPoster Presentations

  • There are no assigned dates or times for iPoster presentations and no limits to the number of times you can present.
  • iPoster presenters can share their research during iPoster Hall hours and/or schedule other times to present using live video and/or text messaging.
  • Personal Zoom accounts or other video conference services are required to engage with attendees and will be added when you create your iPoster.
  • iPosters can be updated from now until the last day of the meeting, Thursday, 24 June.

iPoster Hall

  • iPosters will be available for viewing in the virtual iPoster Hall throughout the meeting.
  • Dedicated iPoster Hall hours are Monday, 21 June through Wednesday, 23 June, between 7- 8 a.m. EDT for FEMS presenters and 12:30-1:30 p.m. EDT for ASM presenters.

Connect with Colleauges

  • Attendees can contact you through the virtual platform networking tools.
  • A list of all live video and chat session dates and times are required in the content box, on iPosters, for attendees to view. This will assist attendees in locating your presentation according to dates and times.

iPoster Technical Support

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What is an Interactive iPoster?

An interactive iPoster is a digital poster with the ability to customize templates to contain unlimited content, with high-resolution images, videos, animation and voice-over narration that will make your poster come alive. To keep your poster up to date minute by minute, you will have the option to update your content at any time throughout the meeting. The iPoster will be live so all of your edits will instantly be recognized on your iPoster.

Create Your Own Live iPoster Session

  • Manage your live iPoster presentation and discussion by using any of the common web-based meeting services, including Zoom, Webex, Microsoft Teams, and more. 
  • You can set the time and the date for participants to attend your live session.
  • Your live iPoster session details will be available for participants to view along with the other information about you and your iPoster.

Maximize Your iPoster Content

  • The iPoster template options have content boxes with scroll capability to include a large amount of text, pictures, images, tables, charts and links to an external website in order to display online data sets or other online dynamic information.

Insert Audio and Video

  • You can add narrations, comments, audio documentations, interviews, etc.
  • Load your videos up to YouTube or Vimeo or add a narration to your iPoster that allows participants to follow your explanation of your research.
  • Participants will be able to open the content boxes and scroll through your presentation as you speak.

Design your iPoster

  • Make your iPoster stand out from the crowd by changing background colors or adding a background image to your presentation.


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