Poster Submissions welcome for #APPNStudyDay2023

Why not showcase your work in your ACP journey or innovative service redesign by presenting a poster at the upcoming APPN Study day, to be held at Aintree Racecourse, Liverpool on Thursday 25th May 2023?

The vision of APPN working across professional networks is to provide opportunities for sharing and learning best practice, innovation and transformation. We invite all APPN Members to this year’s Study Day to submit an abstract (or draft/ digital version of a poster) to be considered for a poster presentation.

If your poster is accepted for the NSN Meeting, you will need to bring your poster to the NSN meeting in Glasgow to discuss with delegates during the various networking opportunities throughout the day.

You may also request to be considered to present at the 3 minute quick-fire oral poster session.



Submission deadline:  Monday 10th April 2023

Posters that  showcase your work in your ACP journey or innovative service redesign will be considered. You/ your team should have led or been integrally involved in the work.

Submission process:

Submissions should be made by email to, marked ‘For Attention of Laura Groom’ before the deadline of Monday 10th April. Submissions after this date will not be considered.

Please indicate your presentation preference:

In your email, please let us know if you prefer your submission to be considered for

a)    Poster display only
b)    Poster display and 3 minute oral presentation

Submission formats:

In the interests of encouraging everyone to share their work and minimising work and effort, we will accept a range of formats for posters submitted for consideration as follows:

a)    Completed or draft poster in digital format (for example if you have a poster already prepared that you have used previously at a research conference you can submit a power-point slide or clear photo of your poster, or if you have started preparing a poster using power-point or similar this can be submitted even if not yet finalised).

b)    Poster abstracts (the more traditional format for research conferences is a text summary (maximum 250 words) of what will be included on poster. We would suggest using subheadings. The abstract should also provide a title, details of the authors and their affiliations, and any acknowledgements and references.

You will be informed by email of the decision on whether your poster has been accepted for presentation at the APPN Study Day by Monday 1st May 2023

If your poster submission is selected:

It will be your responsibility to prepare your final poster, have it printed, transport it and put up your poster on arrival at Aintree Racecourse, Liverpool on Thursday 25th May. You will also need to register for the Study Day (Registration can be found at

Poster size: posters should be between A0 (841x1189mm) and A1 (594x841mm) in portrait orientation (not landscape)

Font size: a minimum Arial font size 20 should be used

If this is your first time preparing/submitting a poster, you may find the attached template useful as a starting point, or might like to look at the example posters and templates via a Google Search. We would encourage you to make your poster as visually impactful as possible, whilst still being easy to read