Call for Poster presentations- Acuril XLII Haiti 2012

The President of ACURIL Mrs Françoise Beaulieu Thybulle cordially invites you to present a poster presentation at the ACURIL XLII Conference to be held at the KARIBE HOTEL & CONVENTION CENTER, HAITI, 4-8- June 2012.

What is a poster presentation?

Poster sessions provide a forum for librarians to share successful ideas with colleagues by presenting a research study, a special project, a problem-solving strategy, an innovative program or service in library and/or information services. The aim of the poster presentation is to provide opportunities to highlight and share experiences. Bulletin boards will be provided to display the posters. Presenters will be required to bring the finished displays to Haiti.

 Topic guidelines

Poster presentations can be in any area of the information field. Poster presentations will take place from June 5 -8, 2012, and will be located at the KARIBE HOTEL.

Poster participants will be required to be present at their display during the periods announced in the programme.


Deadline for poster presentation proposals

The deadline for the presentation proposals is February 29 th 2012.


Format of poster presentation

Pictures, graphs, data, text, and handouts can be used to illustrate the presentation. No projection facilities will be available. Effective poster presentations must highlight through a visual display, key points or parts of any area or topic on the information product or service.


How to submit a poster presentation proposal

Poster presentations can be in any of the three official languages of ACURIL – English, French and Spanish.

Proposals may be submitted by e-mail, or hard copy. The document must include:

  •  Poster presentation title
  • Abstract (200-500) words)
  • Name of the presenter (s)
  • Position/Title of the presenter(s)
  • Employer/Institutional affiliation
  • Mailing address(es)
  • Telephone/fax numbers
  • E-mail address(es)

Notification of acceptance of a poster presentation will be made no later than March 16th, 2012

Poster session abstracts will be published in the final proceedings.

Please send all proposals to :

Mrs. Françoise Beaulieu Thybulle

E-mail :