** Deadline for submission is 16th May 2021 **

During the virtual conference, we are going to host a poster session aiming at advertising your research and promoting the exchange of ideas for future collaboration. The poster session will be in an electronic format (e-poster). Three categories of e-poster will be exhibited:

Category 1 – E-poster competition for bachelor and master students worldwide

General

  • This competition is applicable only to bachelor and master students
  • The student can present their research works related to (but not limited to) the following topics:
    • Modeling of composites
    • Additive manufacturing
    • Damage & failure of composite
    • Repair of composites
    • Composite in aerospace & automotive
    • Composites in oil and gas
    • Composite and Industry 4.0
    • Fatigue of composites
    • Manufacturing of composites
    • Textile composites
    • Structural health monitoring
    • Synthesis of fibers and matrix
    • Fiber and matrix interface
    • Composite-based soft robotics
    • Joining of composites
    • Natural fiber composites
    • etc.
  • Presenters must provide PDF slide of e-poster (one page only) and pre-recorded video (running for max. 5 min, made in *.mp4 format)
  • The pre-recorded video must contain their speech and PDF slides of their research
  • E-poster should be maximum one page in landscape orientation with clear images (72 or 96 dpi in *.jpg or *.png); font should be formatted to be visible from one meter away
  • General advice for font size: It is advisable that the E-poster can also displayed on-screen with a minimum 24-32 point size for body text. This is to ensure an optimal legibility from the usual distance of 3-5 ft.

Disclaimer

  • We will upload the pre-recorded video on YouTube
  • Prior to submitting the video, the student must submit a signed form indicating that his/her supervisor/professor and he/she are consent with the recording and uploading activities (the form is attached at the bottom of this page).
  • Link to the PDF slides and video will be posted in the e-poster tab of conference website.

E-poster competition process and prize

  • E-posters will be judged by a panel during the conference
  • Winner of the best e-poster will be announced during closing ceremony on May 27, 2021
  • Prize: Winner of the best e-poster is eligible to visit COHMAS Laboratory at KAUST, Saudi Arabia, with all costs covered

Category 2 – E-poster from researchers and professionals

General

  • This competition is applicable only to researchers and professionals
  • The person who is interested to participate can send an abstract to Ms. Huiping Chen (huiping.chen@kaust.edu.sa) before May 1, 2021
  • Abstract should be in MS Word format (1 page maximum) and includes a clear title, name of authors, affiliation, main text and references. Main text is limited to 300 words, and contains 1 picture maximum (not mandatory)
  • We will then evaluate the abstract, and provide the decision for the acceptance by May 9, 2021

Presentation

  • Presenters must provide PDF slides of E-poster
  • Each presenter is given max. 5 min to present his/her e-poster in a LIVE format
  • One-hour session during the conference will be dedicated to host this e-poster session

Disclaimer

  • We will make a recording of their live presentation, and upload the pre-recorded video in YouTube
  • Prior to submitting the video, the presenter must submit a signed form indicating that his/her supervisor/manager and he/she are consent with the recording and uploading activities (the form is attached at the bottom of this page).
  • Link to the PDF slides and video will be posted in the e-poster tab of conference website.

Category 3 – E-poster and demo from COHMAS Laboratory

General

  • Presenters must provide a pre-recorded video (running for max. 8 min, made in *.mp4 format)
  • The pre-recorded video must contain their speech and PDF slides of their research

Disclaimer

  • We will upload the recorded video in YouTube
  • Link to the PDF slides and video will be posted in the e-poster tab of conference website

Guideline for preparing E-poster

  • Poster must include a clear title, name of authors, affiliation, main text (Introduction, Objectives, Methods, Results and discussion, Conclusions, Acknowledgements, References)
  • Orientation: landscape
  • Make sure your text and background have a large contrast (dark lettering on a light background or the reverse)
  • For embedded images prefer .jpeg or .png file formats in a resolution of 72 or 96 dpi.
  • Before submitting, save your poster as a PDF file.

How to upload your agreement form, slides and video

  • Name your files accordingly: for video (lastname_video.mp4), for agreement from and slides (lastname_AF.pdf) Slides (lastname_slide.pdf)
  • Upload your video and file in the following section;

 

Agreement form for the futurecomp workshop

 

 

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