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Undergraduate conference powerpoint 2014

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Undergraduate conference powerpoint 2014

  1. 1. 9 TH A N N U A L U N D E R G R A D U AT E S T U D E N T R E S E A R C H & I N N O VAT I O N C O N F E R E N C E
  2. 2. WHAT IS THE UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT CONFERENCE?  A chance for undergraduate students from ALL disciplines and programs to share their work...research, artwork, innovative projects, papers, exhibitions, etc.  Conference takes place March 28-29th, 2014
  3. 3. WHAT DOES IT INVOLVE?  Poster session and lectures  If giving a lecture, 3 students will each present for 15 minutes, and then all 3 will take audience questions for another 15 minutes
  4. 4. NERVOUS?  This is a supportive environment  The conference committee will be offering a variety of workshops to help presenters prepare, including sessions on public speaking  Sessions are moderated meaning someone is on hand to help guide the question period
  5. 5. HOW DO I CHOOSE WHAT TO PRESENT? ①Present a paper or project that went well in the Fall semester, or something you’re doing now that will be ready by late March ②Work with your instructor to strengthen it and turn it into a presentation ③Ask a faculty member to sign your proposal
  6. 6. VOLUNTEERING OPPORTUNITIES  Volunteers are needed  Presenters are sometimes students who volunteered the previous year and who now want to increase their involvement; volunteering is a good way to see how the conference works.
  7. 7. VOLUNTEERING ROLES  Staffing the registration table  Providing technical troubleshooting in the lecture rooms & helping presenters get settled in  Helping to hang posters (March 28nd, morning)  Handing out nametags, programs, etc.  Planning, setting up, and staffing the book sale table
  8. 8. CONFERENCE RECEPTION IN CULINARY ARTS  Presenters and volunteers are given a ticket to the March 28th Dessert Theatre, and are invited to attend the (very tasty!) Reception in Culinary Arts – for free.
  9. 9. DATES TO REMEMBER  Proposals will be due February 7, 2014  the Application Form is on our website at  Those who are accepted will be notified just before Reading Week, so that there is time to prepare
  10. 10. QUESTIONS?  Email us!  Follow us! Search for “TRU Undergrad Conference” on Facebook  Click on us!