Request for Online Posters

Posters will be displayed here on the website. See the Archives for previous year’s posters.

WHO CAN SUBMIT?  Midwives, student midwives, those interested or involved in the work of midwives.   

WHAT KIND OF POSTERS?  Posters may be about midwifery research, international midwifery (this may include the sustainable development goals), midwifery education initiatives, midwifery practice issues, midwifery philosophy, or Safe Motherhood.  More information is available from the conference website  

A poster should:

  • Have a clear aim or purpose
  • Focus on midwifery or maternity care
  • Be of interest to a global audience

We welcome poster presentations that will be displayed on the VIDM website. Posters may be accompanied by a podcast, if willing. Further information about the podcast option will be provided upon acceptance.

LANGUAGES:  While the poster proposal must be in English, posters in other languages are welcome.  Please contact for further information.

POSTER FORMAT:  Posters may be prepared using any software. There are numerous infographic tools available in addition to the usual poster creation tools such as PowerPoint. Ensure your finished product meets the following standards:

  • File format: PDF; JPEG; PNG
  • Aspect ratios: 1:4 OR 4:3
    • 400 x 1600 OR 1028 x 720
    • 500 x 2200 OR 1200 x 900
    • 600 x 2400 OR 1400 x 1050
  • File size: Not to exceed 2 MG

Contact if you require assistance with the file standards.

The call for poster proposals is now closed.

The deadline was 15 April 2019 @ 12:00 (Noon) UTC

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