Posters are a great way to share your results at conferences, trade shows or technical events. They provide a short overview of a topic or research area, presenting the main results and outcomes.
Your presentation is going to be more powerful with props. As well as preparing what you will say, you need to think of what you can show to illustrate your points. Whether you are presenting indoors or outdoors you need props.
What do you want people to go away with? Ideas, facts or inspiration? Give aways are key points or outcomes you want the audience to take away – these could be physical handouts, ideas from a presentation or key action points.
It can sometimes be tricky to use language that is understandable to all audiences, let's look at some great ways to explain some key technical terms.