The Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science (FEAS) is hosting a Research Symposium on October 24th,
2019, in an effort to celebrate the success of our researchers, increase visibility of the research portfolios
within the disciplines, outline a future direction of the Faculty’s Strategic Research Plan, and foster
collaboration amongst faculty.
Poster Competition Overview:
The Student Poster Competition, which will be hosted at the Research Symposium, is an opportunity
for graduate research students (as well as summer research students and post-docs) within the FEAS to
network, present their work, and become more familiar with research work being performed in other areas
All poster team members are invited to attend the Research Symposium tracks throughout the day. Only
the presenter of the poster will be eligible for an invitation to the Research Symposium banquet dinner
following the day’s event. Additionally, cash prizes will be awarded for winning ($400/each), and an
honorable mention ($200/each).
Poster themes should focus on one of the symposium research tracks
–Natural & Built Environment
–Advanced Materials, Manufacturing & Processing
Key Dates & Requirements:
–Abstracts may be submitted by email to firstname.lastname@example.org by
Friday, August 2nd, 2019 at 4:00pm
> Abstracts may not exceed 150 words
> Select 3 applicable symposium research tracks for the submission and list in order of priority
> Identify 6 key words
> Title of prospective poster
> Name and department of author, supervisor and presenter
> Author email(s)
–Successful applicants will be notified by email (email@example.com) by
Friday, August 16th, 2019
> Abstracts that meet the above noted criteria will be selected on a first come, first served basis in
alignment with the poster capacity for each symposium research track. Once notification is
received, the successful applicants may proceed with the creation of their poster.
–Posters are due by 4:00pm on Friday, September 27th, 2019
> Posters are to be submitted to the Faculty Office, Room 200, Beamish Munro Hall (attention of
Emily McCracken), per the submission deadline.
Any questions or concerns regarding the Research Symposium Poster Competition may be directed to
Poster presentations must be displayed on a 24”x 36” paper board, in landscape orientation, and effectively
communicate the research program, while minimizing text and effectively utilizing visuals.
Presenters must take down their posters by 4:30pm on Thursday, October 24th, 2019.