Poster Session/Call for Posters

FRIENDS of Great Salt Lake is hosting the 2016 Great Salt Lake Issues Forum on May 11, 12 + 13th at the University of Utah Officers Club. The title of the program is:  Great Salt Lake in the Big Picture.

The goal of the poster session is to feature biological, hydrological, geological, ecological, archaeological, historical, economic and/or planning issues pertinent to Great Salt Lake and its management.

Poster Presentations

Poster dimensions should not exceed 3’ 9” x 3’ 9”. Size requirements must be strictly adhered to so they fit within the space assigned to them. If your poster exceeds these specifications, it may be subject to removal. Pins and display boards will be provided.

The posters can be displayed from Wednesday, May 11th at 10 am and must be removed by Friday, May 13th by 3:00 pm. Presenters will be asked to stand by their posters Thursday, May 12th from 5 – 6 pm during the Poster Session Reception to answer questions and discuss their work with other attendees. If you have questions, please contact Jaimi Butler at

Great Salt Lake Institute at Westminster College will offer the Outstanding Student Poster Award of $250, which will be presented on Friday, May 13th, directly after lunch and before the afternoon session begins. Interested judges should call Jaimi at 801-832-2308 or email at

Important Dates-

  • March 1 – Registration for the 2016 Great Salt Lake Issues Forum opens
  • April 22 -Submission deadline for abstracts
  • April 29 –Notification of abstract selection

Abstracts should be 200 words in length describing the poster to be presented. Indicate the list of authors in the order they are to appear in the abstract book. Send abstracts to Jaimi Butler at

Posters will be located in the East Conference Room of the Officers Club throughout the Forum.

Abstracts will be online through the Forum website and printed in book form for Forum attendees.

Thank you for your interest in helping to make this poster session of important research rich and insightful.


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