VIRTUAL POSTER COMPETITION

Calling all undergraduate and graduate student researchers! The virtual competitive poster session is an opportunity to share and learn about the research being done by undergraduate and graduate students across the STEM community.

The virtual poster session will take place on Saturday, November 7, 2020, from 11AM-1:30 PM ET. The awards ceremony will take place Saturday, November 7, at 3:00PM ET.

Johanna Barrientos presenting at the annual LSMRCE Conference
Caption: Johanna Barrientos (right) presenting at the annual LSMRCE Conference, October 26, 2019

WHO SHOULD SUBMIT?

Undergraduates, post-baccalaureates, graduate students, fellows, and post-docs who are conducting research in any of the following areas: biological sciences, computer sciences, engineering sciences, environmental sciences, mathematical sciences, physical sciences (Astro, Chemistry, Physics), socio/behavioral sciences, or technology.

WHAT DO PRESENTERS GET?

If your abstract is selected for presentation, an email invitation will be sent to you by September 25, 2020.

All poster presenters receive:
  • Complimentary conference registration ($50 value)
  • Professional Development Skill Building (priceless)
  • Opportunity to network with thought leaders in Industry and higher education (priceless)

COMPETITIVE POSTER SESSION

The virtual poster session is a competitive session for cash prizes. The top 5 undergraduate posters and the top graduate student poster wins cash prizes. Prize amounts will depend upon the number of conference registrants.

IMPORTANT DATES

  • July 15, 2020 – Webinar: Abstracts and Posters, @ 6p ET. Register here
  • Sept 14, 2020 - Abstract Submissions due at 11:59PM ET via online application
  • Sept 25, 2020 - Email notifications go out to invited presenters
  • Oct 14, 2020 - Virtual conference prep webinar – creating a video of your research presentation. This is an optional opportunity for students to record a video of their presentation and submitting it as supplemental material. Register here
  • Oct 25, 2020 - Digital file of poster submission due at 11:59PM ET via online system (link will be sent). Recorded video of presentation optional.
  • Nov 1 & 4, 2020 - Presenters will have the opportunity to practice presenting in the virtual format with feedback coaches.
  • Nov 7, 2020 - Virtual Poster Session, 11a-1p ET

SUBMIT YOUR ABSTRACT TODAY!

Plan ahead! Submission deadline is Monday, September 14, 2020.

ONLINE PROPOSAL SUBMISSION FORM

REQUEST REVIEW & FEEDBACK

  • Need help in honing your abstract? The LSAMP Alumni group will help in the development and review process.