Category Archives: Conference

Interprofessional LGBTQ Health Conference

The University of Washington is holding its first ever Interprofessional LGBTQ Health Conference this April, and they’re looking for abstracts!

The conference is inviting abstracts and proposals for presentations, workshops, and panels that address the health and well-being of LGBTQ communities. They are due on January 19, 2019.

For more information about the conference, click here. 

Conference Travel Awards

Are you presenting your research at a conference? Apply for a Conference Travel Award and receive funding to support your conference expenses! In addition, funds are also provided as a partnership with the UW Population Health Initiative to offer funding for undergraduate research presentations relevant to population health. If you are presenting your undergraduate research that influences health worldwide at a professional conference or event, make sure to mention that in your application and you will be considered for Population Health recognition!

More information can be found at:

“Living Breath of wǝɫǝbʔaltxʷ” Indigenous Foods and Ecological Knowledge Symposium

Call for Presenters! The “Living Breath of wǝɫǝbʔaltxʷ” Indigenous Foods and Ecological Knowledge Symposium will be happening on May 3 & 4, 2019.  This year’s theme is “Reclaiming Food as Family Medicine”.

They are looking for abstracts focused on how Indigenous families are working together to reclaim and revitalize food traditions as a way to support community health and wellness. Abstracts are due January 18.

To learn more, please visit:

Stanford Research Conference

The Stanford Undergraduate Research Association encourages undergraduates in all disciplines to apply to the 2017 Stanford Research Conference, which will be held on April 14-16 on the campus of Stanford University. Past participants have presented summer research projects, senior theses, and other work guided by faculty. Applications will be accepted until February 17, 2017. More information about the conference can be found here.

Symposium Abstract Workshops and URP-SACNAS Abstract Open House

Interested in applying to the Undergraduate Research Symposium? Need help writing an abstract? Attend a URP abstract writing workshop! Workshops will answer the following questions: What exactly is an abstract? How do I write one? What information do I include? What information do I exclude? Upcoming workshops are scheduled for Monday, February 6 from 3:30 – 4:20 pm and Thursday, February 9 from 3:30 – 4:20 pm. You can register for a workshop here.

In addition to the abstract workshops, the Undergraduate Research Program and Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) are hosting an abstract open house on Wednesday, February 8 from 4:30-6:30 pm in HUB 145. Graduate students and URP staff will be on hand to offer feedback on abstract writing and drafts. All STEM undergraduate researchers interested in applying to the Symposium, SACNAS 2017, or other conferences are encouraged to attend. See the attached flyer for more information.

The Living Breath of wǝɫǝbʔaltxʷ: Indigenous Foods and Ecological Knowledge Symposium

This year’s Living Breath of wǝɫǝbʔaltxʷ: Indigenous Foods and Ecological Knowledge Symposium will feature two days (May 5-6) of panels and break-out sessions in honor of Native youth. How do young people look to the future of their Native nations and communities and their sacred relations with their place and their planet? The symposium will offer an opportunity to share knowledge, experience, and expertise on tribal food sovereignty initiatives, food justice and security, traditional foods and health, indigenous foods systems and global climate change. More information about the event can be found here.

UW Bothell Undergraduate Research Symposium on Friday, May 13th, 2016!

UW Bothell is hosting their Undergraduate Research and Creative Practice Symposium TOMORROW! Check it out: 10am-5pm on Friday, May 13th, in the ARC on the UW Bothell campus.

All are welcome to attend! See the attached poster and schedule for details!UWB Symposium Poster UWB Symposium Schedule

41st Annual WCBSUR Conference – Abstract Deadline March 5th

41st Annual West Coast Biological Sciences Undergraduate Research Conference Conference –  Final Call for Abstracts and Early Registration

March 5th is the deadline for both abstract submission and early registration for the 41st Annual West Coast Biological Sciences Undergraduate Research Conference, which will take place on Saturday, April 9th, 2016, at Point Loma Nazarene University in San Diego, California.  Dr. Ron Evans, Professor of Molecular and Developmental Biology at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies and 2004 winner (with Pierre Chambon) of the Albert Lasker Award, will be the keynote speaker.   More than 500 students and faculty from throughout the US are expected to attend.

2016 WCBSUR Conference Homepage:

The one day Conference will feature 120 poster and 90 seminar presentations by undergraduate researchers.   To receive additional information regarding the WCBSUR Conference or to have your name removed from this mailing list, please contact Dr. Michael McConnell (Professor Emeritus of Biology, Point Loma Nazarene University), either by phone (619 849 2304) or by email at


67th Annual Pacific Fisheries Technologists Conference

67th Annual Pacific Fisheries Technologists (PFT) Conference

We would like to invite you and your students to the 2016 Pacific Fisheries Technologists conference which will be held at the Semiahmoo Resort in Blaine, Washington.

The annual PFT conference attracts about 100-150 attendees from seafood processing companies, universities, research centers, governments, and related industries from around the world. Scientific sessions consist of oral and poster presentations. Although the PFT conference agenda is still in the early planning stages, recent topics have included seafood safety, seafood species identification, consumer education and outreach, seafood chemistry, seafood byproducts, marine environment management, seafood marketing, seafood processing/engineering, processing plant inspection, and international seafood regulatory issues, among others.


When: February 21-24, 2016

Where: Semiahmoo Resort is located on the shores of Semiahmoo Bay and Drayton Harbor. Just 45 minutes south of Vancouver, B.C. and 90 minutes north of Seattle. This resort utilizes an old cannery site as its foundation, which makes it the perfect location to build on this year’s theme, “Honoring the Past and Shaping the Future.” 

Please note that some information on the PFT website is still being updated. However, sponsorship, registration and hotel booking are available and can be found at

Call for Proposals- LSMCE Annual Conference Due Sept 4 2015

The Louis Stokes Midwest Center of Excellence (LSMCE) is hosting the third annual LSMCE Conference on October 23-25, 2015 in Indianapolis, Indiana.

The conference brings together a community of scholars from all over the United States to focus on accelerating diverse talent along the STEM pipeline. The conference provides a forum to consider and discuss broadening the participation of underrepresented minorities in STEM.

LSMCE seeks proposals that address effective recruitment, community building, academic integration, and professional development of underrepresented minority students in STEM disciplines.


Session Formats:

Breakout Session –  Breakout sessions involve 12 presentations, lasting 60 minutes each.  Each session will give the presenter 40 minutes for presenting content and 20 minutes for questions and discussion.


Student Poster Session – Poster presentations that communicate your undergraduate or Master’s degree level STEM research.  The poster session allows for the visual display of STEM projects and an overview of your research.


Bridge to the Doctorate (B2D) Oral Presentation Session – Are you a current Bridge to the Doctorate student seeking a platform to publicize your research?  Take advantage of this opportunity to share your research with professionals and potential employers.  These highly compact sessions will give Bridge to the Doctorate students 10 minutes to present their graduate STEM research concluding with a 5 minute Q&A.


Workshop Session- Interactive workshop sessions lasting 60 minutes will provide participants the opportunity to actively explore a topic, strategy or learn a new activity. This session is meant to have a hands-on component. To apply for a workshop session, you will need to provide an abstract (including a title and brief workshop outline) and plans for engaging your audience. Proposals should contain all requested information. Reviewers will judge the quality and community interest in the proposed topic based on submitted proposal.Anticipated workshop attendance between 15-40 participants.Please note that only four workshops will be scheduled.


Early submission is encouraged.

The following calls are now open: