What to Expect from CAPS Virtual Presentations

What to Expect from CAPS Virtual Presentations

If you’ve been to an academic research conference before, you’ve likely experienced a poster session — wandering through aisles and aisles of people awkwardly standing next to their Introduction, Methods, Results, and Discussion, blown up to 48x60’ and pinned onto a posterboard.  That’s not what we’re aiming for at CAPS* Virtual. At our virtual conferences, “poster sessions” are discussions. These sessions are the core of the conference, and are your opportunity to catalyze conversations about your work and the field of participatory science as a whole. *Conference for Advancing Participatory Sciences - you may have attended our past events under…
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At CAPS Virtual, Your “Poster” Doesn’t Have to Be a Poster

At CAPS Virtual, Your “Poster” Doesn’t Have to Be a Poster

At a traditional academic conference, a poster is like an abridged version of a peer-reviewed article, layed out and printed onto a 48’x60’ sheet, and pinned up for passerby to read and discuss with the author.  CAPS Virtual isn’t your traditional academic conference. At a virtual Conference for Advancing Participatory Sciences (CAPS), presenters will compile their work into a shareable format, but you are encouraged to choose the format that works best for the information you’d like to share, the engagement you are hoping to receive, and an online audience. Your “poster” could be formatted like a blog post with…
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