Australian Society for Fish Biology Conference 2018October 7 - 11, 2018 Melbourne, Australia

Poster Format Guide

ASFB 2018 are please to offer a plethora of prizes for the best poster presentations at this year's conference. 

People's Choice Award

The People’s Choice award of $1400 will be given to the best poster voted on the night by delegates.

The winner can use the prize money to fund a research idea or the participation to the next year’s ASFB Conference. The People’s Choice Award is open to all participants, presenting work at any stage of development.

The key criteria we will ask delegates to consider when casting their vote will be: the quality of presenter engagement with delegates, the visual impact of posters, and the innovation of ideas presented.

Open Poster Award

The Open Poster Award ($600) is specifically targeted at non-student presenters, and recognises the effort made to prepare a poster and the value this event will receive from active engagement from all delegates. The Open Poster Award will be judged by a panel of three members of the Melbourne conference organising committee. Assessment will be based on the originality and quality of the research and visual presentation.

The Open Poster Award is a great opportunity for our more seasoned delegates to refresh their graphic design skills and enjoy some light-hearted competition with their peers. Prize money can be used at the discretion of the winner.   

Submissions for these abstracts will close 31st August, 2018. 


The maximum size allowed is 100cm wide by 120cm deep (portrait layout). Velcro will be available to fix the poster to the boards.

*Please note: if the winner of 'People's Choice Award' will be ineligible for the 'Open Poster Award'

All prizes will be awarded at the Conference Dinner. To purchase your Conference Dinner ticket, Click Here.  


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Scotts Print and Design - 190 metres (2min walk)

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