Poster Program

Poster Program

2017 Pharmacists Manitoba Conference

Poster Program

A Call for Abstracts is being issued for poster presentations at the 2017 Pharmacists Manitoba Conference taking place on April 8th, 2017 at the RBC Convention Center.  

The Poster sessions will provide presenting authors a forum to showcase their work and provide those interested with the opportunity to review the information and talk with presenters.


Poster presentations convey innovative, clinically relevant information that enhances the profession of pharmacy.

Please complete the form below for submission of a poster abstract for consideration at the 2017 Pharmacists Manitoba Conference.


The deadline for abstract submissions is February 15th, 2017.


Abstract submissions will be reviewed by two blinded judges who are Manitoba pharmacists.  The primary poster presenter will be contacted no later than March 14, 2017 and will be notified as to whether their poster is approved for display at the 2017 Pharmacists Manitoba Conference.


Poster abstract submissions will be reviewed on the following criteria:


  1. Presentations must convey clinically relevant information related to the profession of pharmacy. 
  2. Introduction: clear objectives and background
  3. Methodology: clearly explained for general audiences
  4. Quality of Proposed Research/Results/Finding: logical, clear, and pertinent
  5. Conclusion: clear results are stated within the summary


  1. Display Aesthetics: creativity in display, visually interesting, professional caliber presentation
  2. Format: logical flow of sections, poster arrangement, and organization
  3. Understanding of Subject: presentation shows good grasp of subject
  4. Ability to Stand Alone: when author is absent, poster is thorough, understandable, and effective
  5. Originality and Significance: provides evidence of novel, important work


  • Title and author name(s) must be clearly labeled.
  • Disclosure: Posters must acknowledge financial support or assistance for the research at the time of presentation.
  • Poster presentations and handouts are to be non-promotional/non-commercial and should not contain brand/proprietary drug names or commercial logos/names.
  • Poster presenters are responsible for the transportation, location and posting of materials in the poster session area of the Exhibit Hall. The Pharmacists Manitoba Conference does not provide reimbursement for travel/shipping expenses for poster presenters.


Primary poster presenter must be present during the Poster Presentations on Saturday, April 8th on the second level of the RBC Convention Center.  Poster presenters must hang their posters for the duration of exhibit hours from 10:45 am to 1:30 pm on Saturday, April 8th; however poster presenters are only asked to be available to stand by their posters during the times specified below (when there are no educational sessions scheduled) to answer questions and interact with attendees.

The hours of the Poster Presentation are as follows:

10:45 am to 11:15 am

12:00 pm to 1:30 pm

*Best Poster will be awarded at 1:15 pm.


  • The Pharmacists Manitoba Conference will supply one 4 feet high by 9 feet wide bulletin board.
  • Please provide Velcro for your posters to hang. (no pins please)
  • Poster Presenters must set-up their posters between 9:00 am and 10:45 am on Saturday, April 8th.  At the conclusion of the presentation, all presenters are asked to remove their posters by 1:45 pm. Please note that any posters left behind will be discarded.


The Pharmacists Manitoba Conference provides this venue free of charge to poster presenters.

The primary poster presenter will be given a complimentary Saturday registration for the conference BUT must complete the registration form online to receive this benefit.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Marnie Hilland at


If you wish to withdraw your abstract, please contact Marnie Hilland at by March 29th, 2017.


Please complete the form below for submission of a poster abstract for consideration at the 2017 Pharmacists Manitoba Conference.

I certify that my presentation(s) will not suggest or otherwise endorese the use of any product or service. I understand that should I mention a particular product or service, I would clearly state that said item is not endorsed by the Manitoba Pharmacy Conference, nor is its use required by any of the attendees of my presentation.

Please do not provide any personal information such as credit card number, date of birth to this form