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Showcase Presenting your research

Presenting your research

At GPSA Research Exposition

Participation requirements

If you are selected to participate in GPSA Research Exposition, you will need to create a poster to present your work.

When exhibiting on event day, you must be at your poster during a designated time to be judged. You will be notified in February of your assigned judging time.

Reviewers will evaluate your poster and presentation using the GPSA Research Exposition Poster Grading Rubric (pdf).

Face masks are required at this in-person event.

Presentation format

Poster specifications and production

Poster size

If you are making a poster specifically for this event, limit the size to 36” x 24”.

If you already have a poster that was displayed at professional meetings during the past calendar year, you may use the same poster regardless of its size.

Please indicate poster size on the submission form so the committee can allow adequate space.

Design and printing

When developing your poster, utilize the following:

On campus you can get your poster printed at Design and Printing Services: 509-335-3518.

Around town you can get your posters printed at J & H Printing: 509-332-0782 or at Kinkos in Moscow: 208-997-3289.

Plan to have your poster ready by Tuesday, March 26. You will need it to set up for the event the following day.

Other presentation formats

Music and theater

Musical and/or theatrical presentations will be accepted in either CD or DVD format. Please provide headphones to help viewers hear the presentation. Visuals from theatrical presentations may include drawings, costumes, programs, etc.

Non-poster formats

Space will be available for tabletop displays or presentation formats other than a display board. Please indicate your needs on the submission form and provide detailed information in the comment field.

Event-day setup

Setup times

You must set up your exhibit between 3:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. on Wed., March 27, unless you have made previous special arrangements.

If you work outside of the Pullman area and plan to arrive in Pullman on the day of the event, please call 509-335-6674 or email to arrange for an alternative setup time.

Exhibit hours

Thursday, March 28, 2024
GPSA Research Exposition:
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Academic Showcase:
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

M.G. Carey Senior Ballroom, Compton Union Building

Exhibits are open to the public.

Pre-assigned exhibit space

Display space is pre-assigned for all exhibitors.


Posters are to be mounted on display boards provided at the event. Heavy-duty tacks are supplied. It is your responsibility as a presenter to provide any other mounting supplies that you may need.

Depending on the size of your poster, you may share a display board with another presenter.

Alternative formats

If your work lends itself to a display format other than a poster, the Academic Showcase committee encourages you to use an alternative presentation format.

On the submission form, indicate special space and/or supplies that you may need (electricity, tables, easels, etc.). The Academic Showcase Committee cannot provide equipment for your presentation (e.g., computers, projectors, CD players, DVD players, screens, etc.).

If your presentation uses a DVD or CD, please provide headphones so that attendees may easily hear the presentation.


On-campus parking is available near the event location.

Exhibit removal

Exhibits must remain up until noon on event day.

You are responsible for removing all of your presentation and mounting materials between noon and 1:00 p.m. on Thurs., March 28. Event organizers are not responsible for any materials left after that time.