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Research Forum

5th Annual Research Forum & 2nd Student Poster Competition

Date and Time: Wednesday April 8th, 2020 | 2:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Locations: Design Thinking Space (AW207), Indigenous Knowledge Research Centre (IKRC) and BMO-Centre for Innovation and Applied Research (CIAR)

This research poster exhibition showcases and celebrates the exciting accomplishments of our students and faculty in advancing research and innovation across all disciplines. Organized by the Office of Research Services, the Research Forum provides an opportunity for CUE students and some faculty members to present their research and exchange research ideas and results with the broader university community, as well as industry professionals, and guests.

TimeActivityLocation
13:00Registration2nd Floor, Allan Wachowich Centre AWC)
14:00Welcome messageHuehn Design Thinking Space AW207
14:15Poster Competition begins
(students only)
BMO-CIAR, IKRC
Undergraduate Students
Huehn Design Thinking Space
Graduate Students and Faculty
17:30Poster Awards and winner presentationsHuehn Design Thinking Space
18:30Adjournment

2nd Student Poster Competition

Participant students in the Research Forum will automatically be entered in the Student Poster Competition. Posters will be judged by a panel throughout the event (schedule will be provided), and three prizes will be awarded for each category (Undergraduate Student and Graduate Student). Winners will be announced at the end of the event, and will have 5 minutes to present their posters to their peers.

Refreshments will be served and there will plenty of time to meet and engage with guests and presenters. This is an “open-house” event.

If you have any questions about the event, please contact research@concordia.ab.ca.

Submitting an Abstract

Abstracts are now being accepted until the deadline (see below). Students submitting abstracts are expected to include the name of their faculty research supervisor in the form.

Registration and abstract submission

Register online and submit your abstract by filling out the electronic form via this link. The form may be edited up until the deadline. Abstracts are limited to 2,000 characters (including spaces). To prepare the form you must use your Concordia login. If you are an external presenter and do not have an active CUE account, please contact the Office of Research Services to explore options.

Limited to one submission per student (as main presenter). Students can participate as co-authors in other submissions, but will not be able to present those posters during the competition.

Deadline for Registration, Abstract Submission and Poster Submissions

Deadline for registration, abstract and poster submission is March 23rd, 2020 at midnight. Late submissions will not be considered.

Photographic sessions for the abstract book will be scheduled through Marketing and Communications soon.

Submission of posters for courtesy printing

If you wish to have your poster printed by CUE, please indicate it and upload your poster using the link at the bottom of the online form. Poster submissions will not be accepted via email this year. Only one poster will be printed per presenter.

INSTRUCTIONS FOR POSTER SUBMISSIONS

It is the responsibility of the presenter to prepare and submit their poster according to these instructions. Poster printing is not guaranteed if these instructions are not followed.

POSTER TEMPLATE. In case you do not currently have one, the Office of Research Services has prepared a poster template that you can download. The link to download the template is located at the bottom of the Submission Form. The use of this template is limited to CUE Students, Faculty and Staff.

DIMENSIONS. Posters should measure a maximum of 120 cm wide by 90 cm high. Landscape formatting is preferred, but some exceptions may be made if needed. Posters exceeding these dimensions may fail to print.

FILE NAME. Poster files should be labelled with the presenter’s name (LAST FIRST) as the filename.

ACCEPTED FORMATS. Posters are accepted as PDF or PowerPoint documents only. File size is limited to 10 Mb. Posters are not accepted as image files (JPG, PNG or other).

CORRECTIONS TO A SUBMISSION. Once submitted, poster submissions cannot be edited using the online form. If you have submitted a poster and would like to replace it, please contact the Office of Research Services (research@concordia.ab.ca).


Thank you to all participants and winners of the 4th Annual CUE Research Forum 2019.

Find out who the winners were and view photographs of the event here.

Past Abstract Books

Research Forum 2019 – Abstract Book

Research Forum 2018 – Abstract Book 

About the Research Forum

This annual poster exhibition is organized by the Office of Research Services and provides an opportunity for CUE faculty and student researchers to present their work and exchange research ideas and results with the broader university community, as well as industry professionals, and guests.

This is an “open-house” style event. Refreshments will be served and there will plenty of time to meet and engage with guests and presenters. This year, the Research Forum coincides with the Concordia University of Edmonton Graduate Student Open House!

If you have any questions about the event, please contact research@concordia.ab.ca.

Acknowledgement

CUE Research thanks the Tri-Agency and their support via the Research Support Fund for their contribution to our institutional research. To read more about the Research Support Fund, please visit our website here.