URSCA 2021 – Registration and Abstract Submission are open!Posted on: Feb 1, 2021
Concordia University of Edmonton (CUE) is proud to host the 2021 Undergraduate Research in Science Conference of Alberta on May 3-4, 2021. In 2021, CUE celebrates the 100th anniversary, and we are excited that URSCA 2021 is part of our celebration. Our website is now live!
We have seen our undergrad students thrive during these difficult times, and succeed. For this reason, the theme for 2021 will be “Undergraduate Research under Extraordinary Circumstances”.
We are in the process of finalizing the program, and details will be released closer to the date of the event.
For URSCA 2021, Dr. Alejandro Adem, President of the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) will help us kick-off our event.
“As a highly accomplished researcher in the field of mathematics and a faculty member at the University of British Columbia, Professor Adem has significant leadership experience in the research and innovation ecosystem. Before joining NSERC, he was Chief Executive Officer and Scientific Director of Mitacs.” From NSERC
Registration is now open via Eventbrite.
Make sure to select the correct type of ticket when registering: “Presenter (Oral or Poster)” or “Attendee only”. “Presenter (Oral or Poster)” registration is limited to Undergraduate Students who are submitting an abstract. Supervisors, faculty members and other guests must register as “Attendee Only”.
Students submitting abstracts will receive instructions for the submission of their abstracts after registering.
“Presenter (Oral or Poster)” registration is open until March 26th, 2021 at 11pm.
“Attendee only” registration will remain open until the date of the event.
Those who register as presenters will receive instructions for the submission of their abstracts. Abstracts are being received until March 26th, 2021 at 11 pm, via the online form only. Abstracts will not be received via email. Length is limited to 2000 characters. Abstracts should be text only, and cannot include images, Greek or other unusual characters, or formulas. Submissions will be reviewed by the 2021 URSCA Abstract Review Committee. The decisions of the committee are final.
Due to technical restrictions, we have limited the number of oral and poster presentations. Acceptance of an abstract is required to present during the conference. Abstract acceptance confirmations will be released around April 9th, 2021.
Students that have been selected for poster presentations must submit the poster in PowerPoint or PDF format to the Organization Committee by April 26th at 4 pm, using the link that will be provided with the abstract acceptance email. Presenters will have 5 minutes to introduce the poster, followed by 10 minutes for questions from the judges. Late submissions will not be accepted. Posters should be in landscape mode only.
Students that have been selected for oral presentations must submit their presentations in PowerPoint format to the Organization Committee by April 26th at 4 pm, using the link provided with the abstract acceptance email. Late submissions will not be accepted. Oral presentations are limited to 10 minutes, followed by 5 minutes for questions.