Marcus Wilson at Physics Stop says that poster presentations have several advantages over other types of talks. "There is a view amongst some people that a poster presentation is inferior to an oral presentation ... posters range from lousy to excellent in exactly the same way as oral presentations can range from lousy to excellent," he writes.

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