Aspire to Achieve

    •, A researcher, باحث
      A researcher
    •, An undergraduate, البكالوريوس
      An undergraduate
    •, A graduate, الدراسات العليا
      A graduate

Call for Posters

Call for Research Poster Session

Research poster represents a great opportunity for researchers and students to present their preliminary results of works in progress or projects summarizing information or research concisely and attractively to help publicize it and generate discussion. The poster is usually a mixture of a brief text mixed with tables, graphs, pictures, and other presentation formats. Poster sessions allow for engagement in informal discussions about the work with interested participants and for getting to know the community, especially for first-time presenters. Hence, you are invited to participate in the Poster Sessions of The 4th Memaryat International Conference: Designing for the Desert that explores the ways in which politicians, planners, engineers, interior designers, and architects develop, exploit, transform, urbanize, and respond to the underground and over ground territories of the worlds' major deserts both hot and cold.. Your poster should address one of the conference themes

  • Integrated Design for Challenging Climatic Conditions
  • The Futuristic Desert City
  • Urban Morphology and Planning Strategies
  • Adaptive Design Solutions
  • Landscape Architecture in Desert Context
  • Materials Suitability and Natural Resources.
  • Structural Systems and Adaptive Techniques

​Contents and Format

The research poster presentation is a dynamic communication tool used to highlight research results and discuss their significance in an informal and interactive setting. Consequently, your poster  should features a short title, an introduction to your burning question, an overview of your novel experimental approach, your amazing results in graphical form, some insightful discussion of aforementioned results, a listing of previously published articles that are important to your research. 

Poster Size

The poster should be arranged vertically with A1 size (594 x 841 mm).

Poster Format

The organization of the research poster must include the following:

  • Title, list of author(s) with an asterisk (*) of the author presenting the poster, affiliation.
  • The abstract must be in Arabic or English with no more than 300 words.
  • Propose, statement or hypothesis.
  • Research methodology.
  • Results.
  • Discussions.
  • Conclusions.
  • Reference list (APA style).

Poster Design

  • Prepare all illustrations neatly and legibly beforehand in a size sufficient to be read at a distance of 240 cm, lettering should be at least 1cm height.
  • A series of typewritten sheets attached to the poster board is not an acceptable poster
  • Final Poster submission should be in Acrobat Format (with a PDF file extension) and maximum file size of 20M

Click here to submit your abstract and final poster.

For inquiries, send an e-mail to ​​​​

Important Dates

​First Call for Poster ​3rd of October 2019
​Deadline for Poster Abstract Submission​15th of November 2019
​Notification of Abstract Acceptance​30th of November 2019
​Poster Submission​31st of December 2019
​Notification of Poster Acceptance​15th of January 2020
​Final Amended Poster Submissions ​30th of January 2020
​Conference Sessions and Events ​26th - 27th of February 2020

Registration Fees

​Date​Author​2nd Author​Student
​Early Bird Registration​Before 15th of January 2020
​200 SAR
​Regular Registration ​After 15th of
January 2020
​400 SAR
​200 SAR

* Students should send a copy of their student ID card.
* Shipping fees for conference proceedings and certificates shall apply in case of need.

Conference Chair

Dr. Mervat El-Shafie
Dean, Effat College of Architecture and Design
Effat University, Jeddah, KSA