Poster Competition

We are pleased to announce that ThinFilms2016 will be hosting a poster competition, with attractive cash prizes to be awarded at the conference banquet.

Rules of Poster Competition:

  • All REGISTERED participants with a poster entry are eligible to participate.
  • To enter the competition, a poster participant must upload a PDF softcopy of the poster from his/her Author Page (see format information below) by 1st July, 2016 midnight Singapore Time (GMT+8). The deadline is firm and a poster submitted after that day will not be considered for the competition.
  • A selection committee comprising the symposium Chairs will select the top 20 posters that will be displayed at the Conference Banquet where banquet attendees will be able to vote (Note: finalists will have to prepare their posters using A1 format to allow display during the banquet).
  • The 20 posters displayed will be ranked according to the numbers of votes obtained and 10 top ranked posters out of the 20 will be awarded the following prizes:

1 First Prize (SGD800)

3 Second Prizes (SGD500 each) and

6 Third Prizes (SGD300 each)

The prizes will be presented during the banquet.


Poster format:
Size of poster: A1
Fonts of poster: 54 pt for the title and 32 pt for the text. (Note: Sans-serif fonts like Arial are more legible than serif fonts like Times New Roman).


The participant should print the poster and bring it to the conference.
The participant can use the ThinFilmsConference standard poster template, if so desired.

Click here to download the Poster Template