Before thinking about content, layout, and style, you need to carefully read the conference poster guidelines. In particular, determine the following:
Poster - Poster presentations are a detailed showcase of completed research including summarized information using brief written statements and graphic materials, such as graphs, charts, figures and photographs mounted on a poster board, the dimensions of which need not go beyond the allocated space per poster. Poster presentations must meet the following requirements:
Additionally, it is helpful to know that your poster will be hung from metal frames using binder clips. No table space is allocated for poster presentations. The conference organizers expect that at least one of the researchers associated with the poster will be on hand to answer questions throughout the poster session time block.