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Resident & Dental Student Digital Poster Session Requirements & Guidelines

2022 ACP Annual Session | Nov. 2-5, 2022 | Austin



The Poster Presentations will be in electronic format in horizontal orientation and will be displayed on a 55” HD monitor.

The purposes of the poster sessions are to promote the research of prosthodontics and engage residents and predoctoral dental students. The e-poster can be a presentation of research results, clinical outcomes, laboratory techniques, or topics of general interest to the American College of Prosthodontists' members and guests. It is intended to highlight the scholarly activity of the residents and dental students. Commercial presentations are not appropriate for this session.


    1. Resident applicants must be currently enrolled in a 3-4-year advanced training program in prosthodontics which is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation. Additionally, graduates who completed an CODA-accredited advanced prosthodontics program within 6 months prior to the Annual Session are also encouraged to participate.

      Dental student applicants must be currently enrolled in a DDS/DMD dental program in North America that is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation.

      Please note that if you are selected as a Sharry finalist you are not eligible to present Poster Competition. Sharry applicants that are not selected as finalists can participate in the Poster Competition.

      Only one applicant/presenter per abstract/poster is permitted.
    2. Applicants must be a Resident Member or Predoctoral Alliance Affiliate of the ACP. If you are eligible for membership, you must submit your membership application to the ACP Central Office prior to submitting your application for review. DDS/DMD students must join as a Predoctoral Alliance Affiliate and residents must join as a Resident Member. See the following link for additional information:
    3. Each presenter is required to complete a Conflict of Interest (COI) Disclosure Form/release and Speaker Paperowrk upon submission of abstract. If any presenter fails to complete this form they will be disqualified..  
    4. The presenter is required to register for the meeting prior to being accepted and before the Aug. 26 abstract deadline. No applicants will be accepted until they have registered for the meeting.
    5. The presenter must be present at their poster monitor during their scheduled time to present their Poster Presentation and to answer questions. Presenters must arrive at their assigned station at least ten minutes prior to their designated time slot. No schedule changes will be allowed. In the event you miss your scheduled time slot, you will not be permitted to present.
    6. Commercial presentations will not be considered. Posters must avoid commercialism, promotion, or advertisement. Posters that are deemed to be commercial, promotional, or an advertisement will not be accepted and will be removed from the competition.


    Submissions Process and Competition

    1.  Abstract Submission

    a.Please use the online ePosters system to submit an abstract that is 250 words or less.

    b. Abstracts are due no later than Aug. 26, 2022. Abstracts received after this deadline will not be eligible

    c. Changes in your abstract are acceptable until the deadline.

    2.  Acceptance/Confirmation

    a. In early September, accepted abstract submissions will receive a confirmation and notice to submit electronic poster in PDF format. Applicants should expect further details about the creation and submission of their electronic poster via email.

    b. Abstract submissions that are not accepted will receive email notification. 

    3.  Poster Submission

    a. Accepted poster presentations should be submitted electronically in PDF format to the online ePoster submission application. Layout must be in landscape format with dimensions of 140 cm (55 in) width x 70 cm (27.5 in) height. You can use PowerPoint or any other software you wish to use to set up the layout of your poster.

    b. Electronic poster submissions must be submitted by Oct. 7, 2022. No late submissions will be accepted. If you fail to submit your electronic poster, you will not be scheduled a presentation time.

    c. Poster presentations will be displayed on a 55” HD monitor. 

    d. Graphic material, tables, and illustrations should be as simple as possible. Numbers or arrows to indicate the viewing sequence are of great assistance to viewers. The faces of subjects should be blacked out for privacy.

    e. The text should be consistent with the Glossary of Prosthodontic Terms, 9th Edition.

    4.  On-site Presentation/Competition

    a. Participants will be assigned a 15-minute time presentation time. Presenters must arrive at their assigned station at least ten minutes prior to their designated time slot. No schedule changes will be allowed. In the event you miss your scheduled time slot, you will not be permitted to present.

    b. The assigned presentation time slot will be scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 3 or Friday, Nov. 4.

    c. Presentations must be limited to ten minutes and begin at the start of your assigned time slot. The five minute question-and-answer period with a judge will follow.

    d. Each Poster will be reviewed and scored by multiple judges before the meeting. A separate judge will score each presentation onsite. Scores from online judging and onsite presentations will be combined to determine rankings.

    5.  Other Information

    a. All accepted posters will be presented in an electronic format in the ePoster Gallery, which will be available online and at any monitor. All accepted posters will also be available via the ACP website post-meeting

    b. Presenters’ email addresses will be available for ACP members to contact in order for them to ask further questions or ask for another presentation at an available monitor. Please check your email throughout the meeting so you have the opportunity to engage with members who are interested in your presentation.


    All participants are encouraged to attend the Resident & New Prosthodontist Reception held on Friday, Nov. 4. During this reception, the winners will be announced and receive their awards.


    Resident Original Research Competition:

    • 1st Place: $750
    • 2nd Place: $500
    • 3rd Place: $250

    Resident Case Presentation Competition:

    • 1st Place: $750
    • 2nd Place: $500
    • 3rd Place: $250

    Dental Student Competition:

    • 1st Place: $500
    • 2nd Place: $350
    • 3rd Place: $200


    Please Note: You will receive an email confirmation from ePosters System automatically. If you do not receive a confirmation, please contact [email protected]. Receipt of the application does not guarantee it will be accepted. Acceptance emails will be sent in late September. The ACP will not accept late applications.



    Contact Mr. Adam Reshan at [email protected]



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