Instructions for Poster Presenters - APLAR 2016, Shanghai

All poster presentations will be scheduled in one of 5 poster sessions.

Your poster should be mounted by the start of your poster session and removed promptly at the end of your poster session time. We appreciate your cooperation in removing your poster in time and adhering to this schedule.

Participants should be present at their designated poster board(s) during session breaks during their scheduled poster session to answer any questions.

The Organising Committee will not be responsible for posters that are not removed by the end of their assigned poster session.

Please note that the poster programme will be available online only and will not be included in the printed programme book you will receive on-site. Therefore you are requested to familiarize yourself with the poster board number and poster session time assigned to you.

Click here for the detailed poster programme.

Poster Session and Topic Board No.
September 27 2016 – 07:30-12:15


Pediatric Rheumatology 1-54
Physiotherapy 55-61
Psoriatic Arthritis 62-72
Psychological Intervention and Miscellaneous Forms of Care 73-76
Scleroderma, Myositis and Related Syndromes 77-128
Soft Tissue Rheumatism 129-137
Spondylarthropathies – Biological and Non-Biological Therapies 138-155
Spondylarthropathies – Clinical Aspects and Co-Morbidity 156-197
Systemic Vasculitis 198-222
September 27 2016 – 13:45–18:00


Basic Science related to Rheumatic Diseases 1-109
Behcet’s Disease and Miscellaneous Rheumatic Conditions 110-128
Case Report 129-240
September 28 2016 – 07:30-12:15


Advances in Pain Management 1-3
Alternative Medicine (eg. Acupuncture) 4-7
Epidemiology, Health Care System and Pharmacoeconomics 8-26
Fibromyalgia 27-29
Genetics 30-61
Imaging Techniques and Diagnosis 62-101
Infection-Related Rheumatic Diseases 102-108
Metabolic Bone Diseases and Crystal-Induced Diseases 109-150
Nursing 151-179
Occupational Therapy 180-183
Osteoarthritis 184-214
Osteoporosis 215-230
September 28 2016 – 13:45–18:00


Rehabilitation for Rheumatic Diseases 1-4
Rheumatoid Arthritis – Anti-TNFα Therapy 5-30
Rheumatoid Arthritis – Clinical Aspects and Co-Morbidity 31-90
Rheumatoid Arthritis – Non Biologic Treatment 91-120
Rheumatoid Arthritis – Non-TNFα Biological Therapies 121-138
Rheumatoid Arthritis – Prognosis, Predictors and Outcome 139-240
September 29 2016 – 07:30-13:00


Miscellaneous 1-69
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Sjogren’s and Antiphospholipid Syndrome – Clinical Aspects, Comorbidities and Complications 70-194
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Sjogren’s and Antiphospholipid Syndrome – Therapies 195-235



Please note the following information for the preparation of your poster:

  • The dimensions of the poster should not exceed 90cm. wide x 120cm. high.


  • Please prepare your poster to fit the dimensions specified. It is recommended that posters be prepared on one sheet. Alternatively, presenters may display their material on several smaller sheets.
  • Allocate the top of the poster for the title and authors as stated on the submitted abstract.
  • The text, illustrations, etc. should be large enough to be read from a distance of two meters.
  • DO NOT write or paint on the poster boards.
  • DO NOT use nails, push pins, screws, or any tools that will puncture the poster boards.
  • Please refer to the Final Programme book that you will receive upon arrival at the Congress for the poster board number assigned to you.
  • Please use the board that displays the same number assigned to you.


If you have any further queries regarding your abstract or the Scientific Programme, please contact