Special Interest Group Exposition: Friday Night Welcoming Cocktail Party


Hyatt Regency Seattle Hotel
Friday, November 17, 2023 | 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

The Special Interest Group Exposition and Welcome Cocktail Party will take place in the Columbia Ballroom, on the Third Floor of the Hyatt Regency Hotel.

SIG Poster presenters may enter the Ballroom at 6:15 PM to set up their display.


Poster Printing

Click here to download the poster order form.


SIG Poster Guidelines


SIG Poster Formatting

Posters should be formatted as follows:

The title of a poster should be in upper- and lowercase letters. Use lowercase only for conjunctions, prepositions, and articles that are 3 letters or less (in other words, capitalize all words of 4 letters or more). Please include authors in their proper order, followed by their affiliation (please, no departments, centers or other secondary listings). When multiple authors are at the same institution, you may group them under a single affiliation.

Furthermore, please ensure that you:

    • Do not use the footnote style to indicate
    • Do not use all capital letters (unless there’s an acronym)
    • Do not use departments in author affiliations
    • Do not list authors’ degrees

Here are two examples of properly formatted posters:

Development of a Stepped-Care Cognitive-Behavioral Motivational Model for College Students With Alcohol Problems
Horacio Quiroga Anaya and Juan Jose Sanchez-Sosa, National Autonomous University of Mexico, Elena Medina-Mora, National Institute of Psychiatry, and Carlos F. Aparicio Naranjo, University of Guadalajara

Perceptions of Driving After Use of Alcohol and Marijuana in College Students
Sarah L. Pedersen, Andrea M. Lynch, and Denis M. McCarthy, University of Missouri-Columbia


Poster Submissions

The review process is determined by each Special Interest Group. Each SIG chair will select a committee which will review submissions and accept a maximum of 12 posters.

Visit our ABCT Special Interest Groups page for a listing of SIG chairs. Please contact the SIG chair for all SIG rules, and to verify their submission deadlines.


Poster Displays

Each SIG is assigned a group of tables on which to set up their posters.



ABCT will provide small easels with self-adhesive strips onto which you may mount your posters. You may bring your own easels if you prefer.

For best results when mounting on ABCT-supplied easels, you should bring posters printed or mounted on Foam Core or other lightweight, inflexible backing. Posters on regular paper will tend to curl; posters on heavy cardboard will tend to fall over.


Poster Size

The maximum size of each poster is 18 inches wide by 19 inches tall.

The easels that ABCT provides will only support posters up to this size.

Your table will not accommodate larger poster sizes. Please do not exceed the size limit, even if you bring your own easels.


Poster Orders from FedEx

There is a FedEx Office in the Hyatt Regency Seattle Hotel open Monday-Friday, 9:00AM – 5:00PM PST, Saturday, 9:00AM- 4:00PM PST. The office is closed on Sunday.

The preferred method of poster submission is via the electronic submission site, here: https://docstore.fedex.com/hco5744b

You can also submit an order via email to [email protected].

There is a 24-hour turnaround time for all posters. Anything shipped in to or out of the Seattle Hyatt Regency Hotel will be subject to an additional inbound/outbound handling fee based on weight of each package.

Alternatively, posters can be ordered in your home city and shipped to the convention venue.

Fedex Office at the Hyatt Regency Seattle Hotel:
808 Howell Street
Seattle, WA, 98101
Telephone: (206) 717-3791



If you have any questions about styling or formatting your posters, or other Special Interest Group policies, please contact Rachel Lamb, ABCT Marketing & Membership Manager ([email protected]).

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