POGP Poster Competition 2019

Year published: 2019

We are delighted to invite POGP and other Physiotherapists to submit a digital poster of original work along with a 300 word abstract for the POGP 2019 Poster competition.

The submission should be of relevance to the POGP clinical area and categories are

• Original research 

• Service development/ innovation

The highest scoring submission of poster/ abstract will win the 2019 POGP Poster competition and will receive prize money of £50 and a certificate. All posters/abstracts which meet the publication standard will be offered publication in the POGP Journal, aiming for Spring 2020 publication. This will include publication of both the poster and abstract. Please read the abstract guidelines document.

Key Dates:

Open for submissions: 2nd April

*Closing date: 1st July

Decisions notification by: 31st August

*Entries will not be accepted after the closing date.

Both posters and abstracts will be judged using a scoring system anonymously by members of the educational subcommittee. Please read Dr Kay Crotty’s article titled ‘Guidelines for preparing a poster for presentation at the POGP Annual Conference.’ Journal of Pelvic, Obstetric and Gynaecological Physiotherapy, Autumn 2018, 123, 47–49


Please also read the guidelines for publication in the POGP Journal, which will assist in meeting publication standards. These are in each journal and also at   https://pogp.csp.org.uk/system/files/documents/2018-12/Guidelines%20for%20authors.pdf

The requirements of the digital poster are:

  • Orientation: portrait (i.e. vertical);
  • size: 762 × 1016 mm (width × length);
  • dots per inch/pixels per inch: 300; and
  • font size: (main title) 36; (subheadings) 28;
  • (text) 24; and (bullet points) 28 (maximum).

Please note a digital version of the poster is required not a physical poster. 

A pdf of the poster plus the 300 word abstract written in the submission template can be sent to Shirley.bustard@nhs.net . Please DO NOT include your personal details in the submission template but include these in the registration form which must also be sent.

We look forward to receiving your submissions to this exciting competition to showcase new research, service development and innovation. Please complete the templates carefully as the 300 word limit will be strictly adhered to and we can only judge on what you send us, so take your time and carefully compose.

The competition is NOW OPEN.

Registration form can be found here and submission templates can be found under POGP Poster Competition 2019 - Submission Template Service Development -Innovation OR POGP Poster Competition 2019 - Submission Template Research

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