At the 2021 Annual Meeting, posters can be submitted for both in-person and virtual presentations. This schedule provides the dates and times for in-person viewing. Poster Presentations feature displays by authors of contributed scientific research papers and will include a written and pictorial summary of the author’s research. For 2021 only, AOAC is providing time slots on three days for viewing posters. Poster presenters will display their posters Monday through Wednesday and are asked to participate in Author Presentations Monday through Wednesday.

Poster Viewing Days/Times

Posters will be available for viewing in Hall D of the Hynes Convention Center, connected to the Sheraton Boston Hotel, during the following dates and times:

Monday, August 30, 202110:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Tuesday, August 31, 202110:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Wednesday, September 1, 202110:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Author Presentation Days/Times

The Author Presentations provide an opportunity for attendees to meet and interact with the poster presenters.

Monday, August 30, 202112:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Tuesday, August 31, 202112:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Wednesday, September 1, 202112:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Set Up and Tear Down Days/Times

  • In-person poster authors may set up their displays between 7:30 AM – 9:45 AM on Monday, August 30, 2021.
  • Tear down must be completed by 6:00 PM on Wednesday, September 1, 2021. Posters left up after the tear-down period will be removed by AOAC staff. AOAC is not responsible for lost or damaged posters.
  • AOAC staff members will be available during the setup period to provide authors with the materials needed to mount posters and materials. Poster supplies, including pushpins, Velcro and envelopes for handouts and business cards will be provided.