University of Southern Indiana

Abstract Submission

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Abstract submission deadline:
Noon on Friday, January 29, 2016

Abstract submission MUST be accompanied by meeting registration for acceptance.

Presentation notifications will be sent out no later than FEB. 12th.

Late Breaking will be accepted until Feb. 5th - POSTER ONLY - on a space-available basis, but will not be eligible for awards or inclusion in the conference program.

Oral Presentation: 

  • Abstracts submitted by high school, undergraduate and graduate students will be considered for oral presentation.  Please CLEARLY INDICATE your PREFERRED presentation format below.
  • Eight abstracts will be selected for oral presentation. 
  • Oral presentations should not exceed 12 minutes and will be followed by a 3 minute question and answer period. 

Poster Instructions: 

  • Poster dimensions are not strictly defined.  Participants are encouraged to bring a poster that has been or will be submitted for another meeting.
  • Posters will be assigned a number and wall space upon check-in.  Posters must be in place no later than 9:45 a.m.; push pins will be provided.
  • For award consideration, at least one student must be present with the poster during the assigned viewing periods, even-numbered posters from noon-12:45 p.m. and odd-numbered posters from 1:45-2:30p.m.

Awards:  Several cash awards, including a $500.00 travel award, will be presented at the conclusion of the meeting.  See attached rubrics to review award criteria.

Direct questions to Mari Hopper, or call 812-461-5347.

Abstract Submission


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