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IdeaFest Poster Help

A guide to creating and submitting your IdeaFest project.

Klamath Falls Ideafest Posters

Step 1: Register for Klamath Falls IDEAfest

Fill out the IDEAfest Registration Form here by Friday, May 24th, 2024.

Step 2: Get a Poster Template (Klamath Falls Instructions)

Posters should be created in Microsoft PowerPoint. A typical research poster size is 48in wide x 36in high. Check with your advisor for any departmental requirements.

We recommend using one of the templates below:

Step 3: Register for a Poster Workshop

Not sure about what your poster should contain? Register for a virtual workshop to learn about poster creation, the purpose of the various sections, and examples.

Poster workshops will be held via Zoom on the following days/times. You only need to attend one. Workshop slides and individual consultations are available for those who cannot attend. 

2024 Virtual Workshop dates/times:

  • Wednesday May 1st from 9-10am 
  • Thursday May 9th from 2-3pm 
  • Tuesday May 14th from 10-11am 
  • Monday May 20th from 3-4pm 
  • Tuesday May 21st - Virtual poster office hours from 12 - 2pm. Log in to ask questions and share your poster.

More Dates Added! 

  • NEW: Tuesday May 28th from 2-3pm
  • NEW: Wednesday May 29th from 11-12pm

Register here for a workshop

If these times are not convenient, you may book a virtual appointment with a librarian to review your poster by emailing

Step 3: Print Your Poster in Klamath Falls

The cost of printing your poster will be covered by the university. You must submit your poster to the Document Resource Center (DRC) by Friday, May 31st. 

This link can be used to submit your printing request to the DRC in Klamath Falls (under job type, choose Plotter Prints). Note: the max poster size that can be printed by the Klamath Falls DRC is 48in x 36in.  For the index code, enter LIB999.

Submit Your Poster to the Library's Digital Collection (Optional) 

Oregon Tech maintains a digital repository for student project posters so they can be viewed online! This is a great opportunity to make your poster available on the web and gain recognition for your hard work. To see how it works, browse previous projects in Oregon Tech Library's digital repository for student projects.

To submit your poster, you will fill out the form below, which includes a place to upload your PowerPoint file. If the file upload fails, you can email a link to your poster file to

Submit your poster for inclusion in the digital repository here.

Step 4: Attend the Klamath Falls IDEAfest!

More information about IDEAfest in Klamath Falls is available on the 2024 IDEAfest website.

Creating Great Posters

Recording of IDEAfest Poster Workshop

A recording of the first portion of the IDEAfest poster workshop is below, as well as a link to the slides.  Note, this does not include the interactive portion of the workshop. We still recommend attending the live version of the virtual workshops if possible.  Dates/times and a registration link are available on this page, above.