Although many poster sessions only involve informal oral presentation and conversation with your viewers, some sessions or class assignments may involve a more formal presentation to an audience. Be sure you know which you need to prepare, although some tips for preparing a regular talk will also be useful for an informal presentation.
Preparing for an informal poster presentation:
During the poster session:
The following articles provide insight into the experience of presenting a poster, including reactions from undergraduates who just presented at a national conference.
These books provide guidance on preparing for and giving a scientific talk.