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Poster Presenter Information

TQIP Poster Session

TQIP Meeting and Poster Session Location

Hilton Anatole Hotel
2201 N Stemmons Fwy
Dallas, TX 75207
(214) 748-1200


Trinity Ballroom, Hilton Anatole Hotel

Set Up

Saturday, November 16
12:30–4:30 pm

Poster Session

Sunday, November 17
4:30–6:30 pm

Please be stationed at your poster for the first hour of the poster session. Discussants will lead groups of attendees in discussion of your poster with you as part of this session.

This will be a traditional poster session. Posters will be divided into groups according to topic and a discussant will be assigned to each group. Each presenter will have several minutes to present their poster and will be able to take questions from the attendees.

Please note: Each presenter may only present a maximum of three (3) posters.

Please find the poster production instructions below.

Poster Break Down

Monday, November 18
8:30 am–12:00 noon

Any posters that are not removed by 12:00 pm on Monday, November 18, will be discarded.

Assigned Space

Poster numbers are posted on each display board. If you cannot find your assigned poster number upon arrival to the TQIP Annual Meeting, please ask for assistance at the TQIP Registration Desk outside the Peacock Terrace on the Tower Lobby Level.

Poster Size/Instructions

All posters must be printed and displayed at the meeting. Poster display boards will be double-sided for use of two posters displayed on each side of the board. Each poster should be prepared to fit a space no larger than 4 feet wide x 4 feet tall using one side of the board only. You will be responsible for printing your own poster and bringing it to the meeting.

**Please note: If your poster is too large for the space, it will be removed.

PDFs of each poster will be made available in our meeting app. Instructions on how to upload the PDF of your poster has been sent to you separately. PDFs of your poster(s) are due no later than Friday, October 18.

Poster Layout

List the title and authors across the top. Material on the poster should be readable at a distance of 5 to 6 feet.

Shipping Your Poster

A FedEx Office Business Center is located inside the Hilton Anatole on the Tower Lobby Level. They can print posters and receive shipments on-site. View FedEx’s shipping instructions if you plan to ship your poster directly to the Hilton Anatole, including:

  • How to label your package
  • Shipping and receiving instructions
  • Package delivery within the hotel
  • Package handling and storage fees

If you would like to have your poster printed on-site, you can access the FedEx Office Business Center’s online ordering website.  

Push Pins

Push pins will be available at the designated poster area for your convenience.

If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at