Poster Submission

IDF World Dairy Summit 2018 Poster Submission

Poster submitters will be contacted by 16th July 2018 31st July 2018 with notification of acceptance to present at the Summit

Call for Poster Summary

The IDF invites scientists to report their findings at the World Dairy Summit in Daejeon 15th – 19th October, 2018. Posters are an integral part of the IDF WDS 2018 program. The exchange of ideas and information across our international community is hugely important in helping the dairy industry adapt and remain dynamic in today’s ever changing world.

Poster Submission Guidelines

The submission process for IDF WDS 2018 will be through an online submission portal. Submitters are requested to create an account and submit a summary for review according to the guidelines set out on this page.

Poster Themes

The poster themes for the 2018 World Dairy Summit are outlined below

  • Dairy Policies & Economics
  • Dairy Science & Technology
  • Marketing
  • Nutrition & Health
  • Animal Health & Welfare
  • Food Safety/Risk Management
  • Environment
  • Farm Management

Poster Submission Guidelines and Template

Please adhere to the following formatting guidelines when preparing a summary for IDF WDS 2018. Submissions not formatted to the following standards will not be accepted.

Submission Guidelines

The system will ask you to input the following details

  • Title of the summary (word limit is 15)
  • Name, affiliation, and job title of lead and corresponding author
  • Name, affiliation, and emails of co-author(s)
  • Indicate the presenting author
  • Summary text must not exceed 300 words. Please check your summary carefully; it will be published as submitted
  • The format of the summary must include: Introduction, Aim, Methods, Results and Conclusion Only WORD files will be accepted.
Download Summary Template

Poster Presentation Guidelines

Accepted posters will be asked to produce a poster for display at the conference and inclusion on the conference app. Presenters are asked to take note of the following guidelines when producing their poster

  • Maximum poster size is A0 (portrait orientation)
  • Keep text to a minimum
  • Ensure any text is in large font
  • Use graphs, charts, and/or tables
  • Ensure contents have a logical flow
  • Use the push pins provided to affix your poster to the display board
  • Make it colourful
  • Removal and collection of posters at the end of the display period remains the responsibility of the author(s).
  • Posters not removed by the indicated take down time will be removed and disposed of by meeting staff

The conference app will include both your written summary and a copy of your poster. When you produce the artwork for the poster that you will display, please send a PDF copy to so that it can be included in the app. Please note that any posters submitted after deadline are not guaranteed to be included on the app.

How to Submit a Summary

The presenting author must create an online account. Once you enter the online submission portal, start by creating an account. Please keep a record of the account details you use to set up the account as you will require them to log into the IDF WDS 2018 submission and registration portals. You can then add your contact details and submit your summary in the ‘Summary Submissions’ section of the system.

  • Deadline poster submission  30th June 2018  13th July 2018


Please note that you can save your submission as a draft and return to edit the submission. Submitted summaries can be edited up until the submission deadline. Once the submission deadline has passed a draft submission cannot be submitted or a submitted summary cannot be edited.
Please submit a summary by the deadline. Please follow the instructions carefully and choose an appropriate theme. Please see the summary template above provided to view the required formatting.


The IDF World Dairy Summit Programme Committee will review your poster summary to determine its inclusion in the scientific program. Notification will be sent to all submitters with a decision on acceptance to the program. If you are selected to present your poster at IDF WDS 2018, you will be required to register to attend the Conference. Registration rates and instructions will be available in due course.

Terms and Conditions

The summary submitted adheres to the submission guidelines outlined above The text of the summary along with the names and affiliations, poster and/or additional documents as requested will be published on the conference website and summary book, and that this will not raise any copyright issues. This summary has only been submitted once for IDF WDS 2018 Presenters may be recorded for live streaming. A recording of the presentation and a copy of the slides may be published online after the conference. It is the responsibility of the Presenting Author to submit the summary. They are the main contact whose responsibility it is to communicate with other co-authors. The summary submitted is in English. The Presenting Author is available to present at the conference between 15th – 19th October. If you have any queries regarding the above, please contact
Once submitted successfully you will receive a confirmation email.

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