Symposia Information

  • Fall Symposium: Application and Abstract Due:  Monday, November 6, 2017
  • Fall Symposium: Tuesday, December 5, 2017,  8:30 - 5 p.m.
  • Spring Symposium: Application and Abstract Due: Extended Deadline  Monday, March 26, 2018
  • Spring Symposium: Tuesday, April 24, 2018  8:30 - 5 p.m.

Symposia Application

 

Oral & Poster Presentation Guidelines

Guidelines for Oral Presentations

  • Oral presentations are 20 minutes (including a 5 minute Q & A).
  • Rehearse your presentation to ensure it meets time requirements.
  • Please be present for the entire session.
  • Consult with the Writing Center for assistance in your research process.
  • Suggested dress is casual business attire.

Guidelines for Poster Presentations

  • Sessions are 2 hours. Please be present for the entire session.
  • Poster boards (4ft x 3ft), tacks and easels are supplied.
  • Please see this link for information about poster printing at Ramsey Library: http://library.unca.edu/craftstudio/large_format_printing
  • Consult with the Writing Center for assistance in your research process.
  • Suggested dress is casual business attire.

Abstract Guidelines

Abstract Guidelines

  • Abstract not to exceed 250 to 300 words
  • Do not include key words
  • Do not include references
  • Do not bold, italicize or underline words
  • Format the abstract in one paragraph, single spaced
  • Use Times New Roman font, size 12

Formatting Guidelines

  •       Title
  •       Student Name(s) (Advisor name(s)), Discipline
  •       Abstract text

Saving Guidelines

  • Submit abstract file as- (Last Name, First Name)
  • If submitting multiple abstracts- Doe, Jane (1) and Doe, Jane (2)
  • Submit as a Word Document as a .doc or .docx

Abstract Examples