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At the conference:

  • All posters must be set-up by 11 am Tuesday, September 18th. Posters will be on display for the entirety of the conference and should not be removed until 5 pm on Thursday, September 20th.
  • Poster Presenters should be stationed at their poster on Wednesday from 12:15 pm to 1:15 pm.

Poster Guidelines:

  • The poster mounting board area is 4 feet high by 8 feet wide, you may use as much space as desired, but it cannot exceed 4 feet x 8 feet.
  • For optimal visibility, charts, drawings, and illustrations should be at least 11 inches by 14 inches.
  • Lettering should be at least 3/8 inch (40-point type). Large (14-point) type must be used for typed material. Type must be easily read at a distance of 4 feet.
  • Title/Author: The abstract title and author(s) must be prominently displayed in 1 inch (104-point) typeface at the top of your poster or on a piece of paper placed above your poster.
  • Mounting: Push-pins or thumbtacks must be used to mount your poster. HITS will provide push-pins to mount your poster.
  • Handouts: Feel free to have copies of your poster or abstract on-hand for attendees to reference.
  • Disclosures: A statement must be included as to whether there are any financial disclosures. All financial disclosures must be prominently displayed on the bottom right-hand corner of the poster. If there is nothing to disclose, specify “Nothing to Disclose”.

HITS Steering Committee

Author HITS Steering Committee

The Healthcare Infections Transmission System (HITS) Consortium looks to promote public health by reducing healthcare-associated infections through the integration of best infection prevention practices. HITS will focus on the major pathogen transmission systems in the healthcare setting specifically; surfaces, person to person, water and air. Join us for this one-of-a-kind, multimodal event where researchers and experts from across disciplines will work toward identifying research gaps and applying data-driven methods in the field. Meet, greet and share ideas with the individuals and organizations who are growing and sustaining the industry, as we explore creative and innovative solutions to this global problem. For more information on HITS please contact: [email protected]

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