Poster Session

poster-session_4613_crpd2Students are invited to submit posters for the Intermountain Sustainability Summit’s Student Poster Session. Students whose posters are chosen to be displayed will receive free admission on March 1st, and be entered to win $50 visa gift cards.

Submit a digital copy and an abstract (250 maximum) of your poster by Monday, February 5, 2018, and email a digital copy of your poster to

 Submit Poster  


Poster Categories

Posters must be based on a student project for a class, or internship that relates to sustainability, and include the name of a project mentor or adviser. See rubric for more category examples. Poster categories include:

  • Sustainability Research (Undergraduate & Graduate)
  • Green Design (e.g., architectural, landscape, engineering/technology)
  • Sustainability Education & Community Engagement
  • Sustainability in Action (e.g., program, policy, advocacy successes)
  • Sustainability in Creative Arts ​&​ Humanities

Poster prize categories may change to reflect the range of poster submissions. Final categories will be determined after all submissions are received to ensure posters are grouped with similar poster genres.

Four category prizes will be awarded, as well as one Peoples’ Choice Award. Posters will be judged by an expert panel based on the rubric to determine the category prize winners, and conference attendees will vote to determine the Peoples’ Choice Award winner.

Up to 2 student authors per poster will be admitted for March 1 events for free, additional poster authors are welcome to attend at regular ISS student pricing.

Students will need to bring their printed poster to the ISS on the morning of March 1st by 8 a.m., or have the poster delivered in February.

Posters will be on display from Thursday, March 1st from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm. Students are not required to attend to their posters during the entire conference, but are encouraged to do so during the scheduled Eco Expo Hall & Student Poster Contest sessions.

Poster Specifications

  • Posters may be no larger than 3 ft. 10 in. wide, 5 ft. tall
  • Posters will be mounted to easels with push pins
  • Posters must be prepared as a single poster. Printed electronic posters are preferred.
  • Poster Session schedule and set up:
  • Send your poster to Summit organizers, or bring for set up at 7:30 am on Thursday, March 1st
  • Poster session is open from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm March 1st.
  • Take down by presenters is no later than 5:00 pm.
  • Posters not removed by 5:30 pm will be reused, or recycled

Poster Submission 

Posters will be accepted through February 5th, 2018.

Submission is a 2 step process:

1 – Fill out the submission form.
2 – Send a digital copy of your poster to

 Submit Poster