The deadline to SUBMIT ABSTRACTS for oral and poster presentations is no later than September 25, 2020. Once you register as a presenter you will receive instruction on how to submit your Abstract.
Criteria for Abstract
Each abstract body should be no more than 250 words long. Please use the formatting indicated below. Please note that all items should be left justified with no skipped lines in between. The entire abstract should fit onto one page with 1” margins and should be in size 12pt Times New Roman font.
- Presenters Name (First Last):
- Presentation Field/Area(s):
- University/College Name: (Your Institution)
- Faculty Mentor Name (First Last):
- Presentation Title:
- Presentation Type: (e.g. Oral Presentation or Poster Presentation)
- Abstract Body which should include a hypothesis or statement about the problem, why the research is important, research methods, results, conclusions, and future directions (250 words max)
Oral Presentation Information:
Oral presentations will be organized into 1-hour long panels with three presenters in each panel. Presentations will be 15 minutes each followed by a Q&A from the audience after all three panelists have presented. There will be a moderator for each panel who will introduce presenters, assist with technical issues, and monitor the time. Presenters will receive a 5-minute and 1-minute warning to wrap up the presentation via a private chat. Presentations should be accompanied by a powerpoint presentation.
Poster Presentation Information:
Poster presentation sessions will be organized into 1-hour long sessions with four to five presenters per session. Poster presentations will be 5 minutes each and should be accompanied by a virtual poster. There will be at least 30 minutes at the end for Q&A from the audience after all presenters briefly introduce their research. There will be a moderator for each poster panel who will introduce presenters, assist with technical issues, and monitor the time. When presenting you will receive a warning to wrap up your brief introduction via a private chat if you exceed the 5-minute allocation.