Poster in Spotlight Guidelines

Prepare the Poster

Poster file type
1 page, portrait orientation
FullHD resolution (1080x1920 px) for optimal display
In case you have your poster already prepared in an A0 size, you can use that instead of FullHD resolution and fit it into the template.
You can download a blank template in the recommended dimensions HERE.
How to save PPTX as a PDF.

Prepare the Poster Presentation

Poster file type
max 5 slides, landscape orientation
FullHD resolution (1920x1080 px) for optimal display

There is not any PowerPoint template, so you can use your own blank template. It is not needed to include the logo of ESSO to your presentation because it will be preset by our IT team on the screen.

Upload the Poster Files

Upload your poster and poster presentation between 21 September and 5 October via the ESSO41 portal. Both files need to be uploaded simultaneously. We will notify you when the file upload opens.

Please check your files for spelling and grammar and make sure to upload the final version of your poster.

Changes to your files can only be requested until 5 October by email to

In case a presenting author is not available to present the accepted abstract, a co-author must be appointed to present the abstract and must be registered, please inform the ESSO 41 Congress Secretariat at about this change.