Volunteer to Be a Research Poster Judge!

Judges receive complimentary conference registration!

In collaboration with the Indiana STEM LSAMP (IN LSAMP), the 2019 will hold a competitive student research poster session. We are seeking approximately 50 judges toreview and score more than 150 posters. Ideal candidates are fellows, post-docs, and faculty who are researchers in STEM or mentors of STEM students.

Session format:
  • There will be two, 1-hour poster sessions (120 minutes total). This format will decrease congestion in the poster presentation area, as well as, allow the students to view other's posters.
  • Students areasked to provide a 2-5 minute overview of their research and then answer questions from the judge.
  • Each poster is judged three times for calibration.
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Judges are asked to:
  • Be on-site Saturday, October 26, 2019, at the Sheraton Indianapolis Hotel at Keystone Crossing 9a EDT. The poster session begins at 9:30a and will end at 11:30a EDT.
  • At 9:45a, judges will meet in the Plaza Hallway for 15 minutes prior to the session to receive instructions and have an opportunity to ask questions.
  • Score undergraduate and graduate student research poster presentations using common criteria and indicators of success provided by the conference committee.
  • As a judge, you may receive approximately eight posters to judge within a 120 minute period.
  • Judges are expected to spend no more than 10 minutes per poster to allow for poster scoring and comments.

What you get:
In appreciation of your contribution, judges will receivecomplimentary conference registration, a letter for your CV, and acknowledgment on the conference website.

Apply today for being a Volunteer Judge