Fall 2024 ICDS Symposium

Poster Session

Poster and Presentation Formats

Poster PDF specifications: 48 inches x 36 inches or 36 inches x 48 inches. You may design this in any application you would like, but please make sure you submit a PDF of the final design. If you are new to this, we suggest using Microsoft PowerPoint. Note that you will need to manually change the size of your slides; refer to Microsoft’s instructions for more information.


  • Any graduate or undergraduate student may submit a research poster, regardless of your program of study.
  • The research should have significant data science or computational science component to be considered; researchers from many disciplines — social sciences, basic and applied sciences, engineering, business, education, and others — use data science or computational science and would be eligible to submit a poster.
  • Note: Your research does NOT have to fit in with the theme of the Symposium.

Faculty may submit posters but won’t be eligible for poster judging or prizes.


On Wednesday, October 23, students will give a traditional poster presentation during the poster session that takes place from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm. 

How to Submit a Poster

If you would like to submit a poster, you must:

  1. The submission form will be open September 2nd.
  2. Register and attend the Symposium.


To Be Announced

    Collecting Your Poster

    Posters can be picked up after 8 p.m. on October 23 at the Symposium. If you are unable to pick up your poster, you may email Clayton Colson (cec5550@psu.edu) to coordinate an alternate pickup time.

    Dates and Deadlines

    • Monday, September 2 – Submission period opens
    • Monday, September 30 – Submission Deadline at 11:59 EST
    • Friday, October 11 – Acceptance Notices sent to presenters
    • Wednesday, October 23– Students will present their posters at the ICDS Symposium evening social to be judged