Poster Session

The poster session is a great way for participants to present their findings in an interactive format that facilitates networking. Poster presenters simply need to register by February 15 and a place will be reserved at the conference for this poster.  Presenters show up on site with their printed poster and a staff member will indicate your poster location.

Poster Session


Setup and Tear Down:

Monday, May 11: Set-Up 8:00 to 12:00
Wednesday, May 13: Tear down 14:00-17:00

Any posters left behind will be destroyed.


The posters are setup at the Marriott Hotel (formerly Sheraton) where lunches and social events take place.

  • Monday, May 11: 12:00-18:00. Poster judging will be at 16:00 followed by a delegates’ happy hour from 16:00-18:00
  • Tuesday, May 12: 12:00-14:00 and 17:00-18:00
  • Wednesday, May 13: 12:00-14:00

Poster Instruction for All

(Subject to Change)

Poster Session

  • Please note that NO papers of the posters will be in the proceedings.
  • Every author should be aware of the following recommendations before preparing their posters.
  • Poster size – Maximum 90 X 120 cm (3ft wide X 4ft tall). You will share your board with another presenter.
  • Readability – Background and font colors have to be chosen in order to get enough contrast and be easily legible from a distance of 3 ft.
  • Set-up – Participants will be asked to set-up their poster on Sunday.
  • The author’s name, address and the title of the paper should be described on the top section of the poster.
  • Material for attaching the posters and illustrations will be provided.

Student Competition

The organizing committee of the Uranium 2020 conference hosted by Hydrometallurgy Section of the Metallurgy & Materials Society of the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM) is pleased to announce a Student Poster Competition. The competition is an excellent opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students to disseminate their research findings, enhance their presentation skills, and build their professional network. Each poster presentation will consist of a visual display of research findings, combined with an interactive question and answer period with a panel of judges. Entries will be evaluated based on the following six criteria:

  1. Poster design
  2. Relevance to one of the conference topics
  3. Introduction and abstract text
  4. Project design and execution
  5. Presentation of results
  6. Interpretation of results

The winner of the poster competition will be awarded a cash prize of $500 and a merit certificate. In order to compete, students must submit an abstract through the Conference website by February 15, 2019. Please note that in order to compete, each student must register as a student delegate by Feb. 15th, 2020.