Poster Presentations: Important Dates and Times

For the first time at SSO, individual posters will be hung either on Thursday OR Friday – not both. Please refer to your acceptance notification to see when your poster is scheduled.

Thursday Poster Set-up

  • 8-9:15 am on Thursday, March 16 in Exhibit Hall 4ABC.
  • Your poster board will be labeled with your poster ID (i.e. P600). Only use the poster board you are assigned to.

Friday Poster Set-up

  • 8-9:30 am on Friday, March 17 in Exhibit Hall 4ABC.
  • Your poster board will be labeled with your poster ID (i.e. P600). Only use the poster board you are assigned to.

Authors are requested to be at their posters to answer questions during the Exhibit Hall Opening Lunch, the Welcome Reception on Thursday and Lunch on Friday, but may wish to be available at other times should attendees have questions regarding their presentation. Posters chosen for the Poster Grand Rounds will be notified in early February. 

Posters may be viewed at the following times:

Thursday, March 16

  • 9:30-10:15 am – Exhibit Hall Opening Refreshment Break
  • 12:15-1:15 pm – Exhibit Hall Opening Lunch (REQUIRED)
  • 3-4 pm – Refreshment Break in the Exhibit Hall (REQUIRED)
  • 6-7:30 pm – Welcome Reception

Friday, March 17

  • 9:45-10:15 am – Refreshment Break in the Exhibit Hall
  • 12:15-1:15 pm – Exhibit Hall Lunch (REQUIRED)
  • 3:15-4 pm – Ice Cream Break in the Exhibit Hall(REQUIRED)

Poster Grand Rounds
Due to the number of high-quality poster submissions, Poster Grand Rounds are again being planned for SSO 2017. During these sessions, top scoring poster presentations will be highlighted by moderators in each disease site category at ePoster stations in Exhibit Hall 4ABC. Discussion and comments will be encouraged in the Grand Rounds.

Presenters of the posters chosen for inclusion in the Poster Grand Rounds will be informed if their poster has been selected in early February. Please plan your travel accordingly.

Thursday, March 16 during Lunch from 12:30-1 pm

  • Colorectal Poster Grand Rounds - ePoster Station 1
  • Melanoma Poster Grand Rounds- ePoster Station 2
  • Quality Improvements/Clinical Outcomes Poster Grand Rounds - ePoster Station 3

Thursday, March 16 during the Break from 3:15-3:45 pm

  • Breast Poster Grand Rounds 1 - ePoster Station 1
  • Sarcoma Poster Grand Rounds  - ePoster Station 2
  • Upper Gastrointestinal Poster Grand Rounds - ePoster Station 3

Friday, March 17 from 7-8 am in the Foyer by the Poster Contest Finalist Posters

  • Clinical Poster Award Nominees Poster Grand Rounds (7-7:30 am)
  • Research Poster Award Nominees (7:30-8 am)   

Friday, March 17 during Lunch from 12:30-1 pm

  • Breast Poster Grand Rounds  2 - ePoster Station 1
  • Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Poster Grand Rounds - ePoster Station 2
  • Thoracic, Endocrine and Other Poster Grand Rounds - ePoster Station 3

Poster Tear-down

Thursday:
All posters must be removed from the Exhibit Hall on Thursday, March 16, between 7:30-8pm. Posters remaining on display after 8pm Thursday will be dismantled and discarded. To request alternate arrangements, please contact the SSO office prior to the meeting.

Friday:
All posters must be removed from the Exhibit Hall on Friday, March 17, after 4 pm. Posters remaining on display after Friday afternoon will be dismantled and discarded. To request alternate arrangements, please contact the SSO office prior to the meeting.

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