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Symposium Paper Rules and Overview
See the main Symposium Homepage for Deadlines.
Topics: Any undergraduate engineering or science research paper/presentation will be accepted provided it ties into the space community. Sessions will be defined depending on the number and areas of the papers submitted.
Eligibility: Any project or student associated with a Colorado Space Grant program is eligible. Only ONE non-Space Grant project or group may submit from each of the member schools on an first come first serve basis. All authors must be Undergraduate students, but faculty and graduate student advisers are encouraged to support the authors and their research.
Registration: Please register with the COSGC-Symposium group.
Before getting started review the Detailed Abstract, Paper and Presentation Rules
Papers: The paper report is limited to 20 pages (8.5" x 11") double spaced single sided or 10 pages single spaced not including figures tables and graphs that appear in the appendix. See past papers as examples but not all past papers adhere to these newer rules.
You don't have to follow this template, it is only provided as guidance if needed.
Presentations: The oral presentation will be 15 minutes long with an additional 5 minutes for a questions and answers period. Participants are encouraged to submit their paper at the various technical conferences the rest of the year.
Judging: Will be done by University faculty, industry representatives and COSGC representatives. The papers will be judged on the criteria below and then combined with an overall presentation score at the Symposium. The results will be announced at then end of the day.
Prizes: All paper Authors/Presenters will receive a certificate of participation. Each Session winner will receive a monetary award. .
Authorship: Teams of up to 4 people will be accepted for each presentation. Please document all references used in the paper.
Submission: Please submit an electronic copy of you paper/presentation no later than than the deadline specified on the main page. Acceptable formats are: MS Word, MS Powerpoint, PDF, or text. Any version of those formats are OK.