7th International Conference on Microbial Diversity

Agrifood microbiota as a tool for a sustainable future

September 26-29, 2023 – Parma, Italy

Paganini Congressi

Technical information

Poster presentations:

General Instructions

Please bring your poster to the congress yourself. The Congress Secretariat provides you with the equipment for setting up the poster on the display panel and the number of your poster’s panel will be available upon your arrival at the venue.

All poster presenters will have the opportunity to discuss their work during Poster networking sessions, at 11:15 and 15:45 on Wednesday and Thursday and at 10:55 on Friday.

Everyone will be able to view your poster during poster sessions, coffee and lunch breaks

Poster Specifications

The measures of your poster MUST BE maximum 70 cm wide x 100 cm high (vertical orientation)

All posters should include title, name of authors, institution, city and country. The lettering of the title should be a least 25 mm high and the main text at least 10 mm high.

The poster should be easily readable from a distance of 2 meters.

Poster Competition

The Scientific Committee is organizing a poster competition for the “Best poster awards”. The poster awards will be handed out during the closing ceremony taking place on Friday 29 September, 12:30-13:00.

Short presentations

Time for short presentations is 10 minutes including questions, for this reason, the time suggested for the presentation is 8 minutes.


Time for oral presentations is 20 minutes including questions, for this reason, the time suggested for the presentation is 16/17 minutes

Friday presentations

Time for Friday’s presentations is 10 minutes, excluding questions. A common Questions & Answers session is scheduled for all the speakers of this special session, at the end of the morning.

Gala Dinner

For those of you who did not register for the gala dinner, we are glad to let you know that some seats are still available. The Gala Dinner will be held on Thursday 28th at Palazzo Marchi,, a charming location in the heart of Parma, and will be the chance to enjoy a great night together, tasting the famous Parmesan food in a relaxing and convivial environment.

If you want to join us for the Gala Dinner, please book your place writing to

The quote for the Gala dinner is 80€ and can be paid by September 5th,by paypal/Credit Card or with bank transfer on the following bank account:

  • BANK.: Intesa Sanpaolo S.p.A. - Piazza Paolo Ferrari, 10 - 20121 Milano

  • IBAN: IT58 N030 6909 6061 0000 0186 376


  • Deposit Reason/Bank transfer description: SURNAME_NAME Participation to MD2023 Gala Dinner

  • Account holder: SIMTREA