Submission deadline is February 1, 2017
Proposals are now being accepted for posters at the 2017 Women Managing the Farm Conference. The poster session will be the afternoon of Thursday, February 9 at the Hilton Garden Inn, Manhattan, Kansas.
This conference targets women who are engaged in all segments of agriculture. Examples include but are not limited to: farm owners, farm renters, absentee farm owners, farm partners, livestock producers, crop producers, farm helpers, business managers, agriculture industry professionals, and those who want to start a farm.
Poster must not exceed 4-ft. X 4-ft. (122 cm X 122 cm). Foam core display boards will be provided by the conference.
NUMBER OF POSTERS
Currently there is no limit on the number of posters an individual can bring. However, if poster submissions exceed space, conference organizers reserve the right to move to a selection process, in which case those posters that best fit the conference theme will be given priority.
Poster set-up will be available at 1 p.m. on Thursday, February 9. All posters must be in place by 2:30 p.m. and remain in place until 5 p.m. Display boards and push pins will be provided. Adhesive materials are not allowed.
POSTER SESSION SCHEDULE (tentative)
The conference has two designated poster viewing sessions, at 2:45-3:15 p.m. and 4:05-5 p.m. (times are tentative) Poster presenters must be present by their posters during those times. During the conference breakout session from 3:15-4:05 p.m., poster presenters are welcome to attend any of the breakout sessions offered at that time.
There is no charge to participate in the poster session on February 9. If you would like to attend the entire Women Managing the Farm Conference, you must register for the conference.
Handouts with a miniature version of your poster plus more detailed graphics, tables and text are encouraged.
The following information is requested on the poster submission form:
- Poster title
- Brief description (no more than three sentences)
- Presenter(s) and affiliation(s)