Poster Abstract Submissions

The goal of the poster session is to showcase the work of GA4GH and related activities that will enable the responsible, voluntary, and secure sharing of genomic and health-related data to the broader genomics and health community. Poster applications will be evaluated by the GA4GH Secretariat based on scientific merit and relevance to the ongoing development of GA4GH Roadmap Deliverables.

Submissions for posters has closed. If you require assistance please contact Justina Chung.
Important Dates
Poster Submissions Due
September 30
Accepted posters are confirmed; Presenters will receive further instructions
June - September
Posters are mounted by this date/time
October 21 at 5pm
Poster Sessions
October 21 at 5:45pm - 6:45pm
October 22 at 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Posters are removed by this date/time
October 23 at 5pm

Poster Guidelines


Please use 36" x 48" for your poster dimensions.

Content & Design

  • Ensure the poster is readable from distances of at least 3' (90 cm)
  • Include the title, authors, and affiliations in the heading
  • The content of the poster should be visual and targeted to a general/layperson audience


The printing of posters will be the responsibility of the presenter. On-site printing is available at the FedEx Office Print & Ship Center inside the Hynes Convention Center.

Poster Mounting

If your poster is accepted, you will be assigned a number which will correspond to the location where you will mount your poster. All poster boards will be numbered in advance. Please mount your poster by October 21 at 5pm. Posters should remain on the board until the end of the meeting on October 23. Posters not removed by 5pm on October 23 will be discarded.


Presenters must be registered for the meeting and standing next to their boards to present their poster during the cocktail receptions between 6:00pm - 7:00pm on Monday, October 21 and 5:00pm - 6:00pm on Tuesday, October 22. In between poster sessions, we encourage presenters to leave their contact information for attendees who may wish to follow-up.