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Poster Session Committee

Chair: Jing Sun 
Board Liaison: Robert Skoglund

Coordinates the submission and presentation of posters for the technical poster session held at the Spring meeting. Any topic related to chemical hazard communication, in its broadest sense, may be presented as a poster.

Poster General Information and Guidelines



Prepare a technical poster session each year to allow Society members an informal forum for the exchange of ideas. 


Standard Practices

Time Frame

Prepare Call for Abstracts before Spring meeting.  Work with the Webmaster to post the information on the SCHC website.

As necessary, but at least once 90 days before each Spring meeting

Work with SCHC Administrator to send out email blast to membership.  The “Call for Abstracts” email blast should be sent separately to members and not combined with other conference related emails.

As necessary, but at least once 90 days before each Spring meeting

Send submitted abstracts to panel to review for appropriateness.

Approximately 45 days before Spring meeting

Notify submitters that their abstracts are approved.

Approximately 30 days before Spring meeting

Assure that only registered attendees at the Professional Development Courses or Conference are permitted to attend the Poster Session.

At the Spring Conference

Collect and tally votes from session attendees for Best Poster.  Present award(s) for best poster(s) at conference.

At the Spring Conference

Schedule committee meetings as needed to monitor activities.

Prior to SCHC meetings and as necessary

Keep Board informed of meetings and activities.

Written report to Board liaison 2 weeks prior to Board meetings

Keep guidance documents current on website.


Review the Standard Practices at least annually and as requested by the Board, make needed changes and provide update to the Vice-President.

As necessary but at least once a year

The Chair should maintain records of committee meetings, i.e., minutes, list of members, final work products, etc.  Provide these records to the new Chair as soon as possible when there is a change in leadership.