Zen Faulkes at Better Posters contemplates whether a novice presenter should give an talk or present a poster. He gives many reasons why first-timers should consider a poster. "Posters are less formal, less high stakes, and almost never get bumped," Faulkes writes, but he adds that many researchers fall victim to verbosity.

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