ARC 23 Poster Competition Guidelines

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ARC 2023 Poster Competition Guidelines

  • All computing or data-enable research is welcome. The research does not need to be COVID-19 related.
  • Submit your poster title and abstract by April 14 to
  • University of Pittsburgh graduate and undergraduate students are eligible for two $750 travel prizes.
  • Pitt post-docs are invited to submit but are not eligible for prize money.
  • Students from other institutions are invited to submit, but are not eligible for prize money.
  • Posters are to be formatted as 36"x48"
  • Poster boards and easels will be available at the symposium.
  • The contest begins Friday, April 21 at 3:40 pm. Please arrive to set up after 2:30 pm.
  • Signs in the University Club will direct you to the venue.

Posters will be judged according to these criteria:


  • Graphics aren’t pixelated screenshots
  • The font is clearly legible
  • The poster maintains a balance between graphics and text


  • The explanation is given in a logical order
  • The presenter is excited about their research
  • The presenter motivates and rationalizes their results clearly with emphasis on the use of advanced computing


  • Presenter understands why their work is novel
  • Presenter understands why their work is important
  • Presenter understands what future work needs to be done

Questions and Answers

  • Follow up questions were answered clearly and concisely

Don’t forget to acknowledge your funding agencies and compute resources!