Thank you to everyone that joined us for the Colorado Undergraduate Space Research Symposium!

If you would like to view the 2019 agenda, poster and presentation files, and winners, please click HERE

See you next year!



Welcome to the Colorado Undergraduate Space Research Symposium

The Colorado Undergraduate Space Research Symposium is an opportunity for students to present their current research and projects.  This paper and presentation competition allows students to be published in an official conference proceedings as well as compete for cash prizes.  Students will also be able to compete for prizes in a poster and demonstration session.  Students are encouraged to interact with Colorado Aerospace industry representatives throughout the day. 


The 2019 Symposium is Saturday April 20, 2019

 at the

Sustainability, Energy, and Environment Complex(SEEC)

on University of Colorado at Boulder East Campus

4001 Discover Drive, Boulder, CO 80309
(parking map) 

 2018 Event Page   *   2019 Event Sponsors

 2019 AGENDA (Printed version available at registration)

 Planning to present or attend as an audience member? EVERYONE planning on attending should register. 


Important dates for the 2019 Symposium

3/15/2019    Paper AND Poster Abstracts Due

4/9/2019      Papers Due by midnight 

4/12/2019    Papers Selected and Presenters Notified

4/17/2019    Digital copy of posters Due by midnight.
                    Link to Wearables Videos due by midnight.

4/20/2019    Symposium Day!

Helpful Links for Students:

Symposium Submission Process

Symposium Paper Rules

Symposium Poster/Demo Rules

Submission Resources:

Tips on Writing an Abstract

Effective Poster How-To

Example of Poster by COSGC Team

8:15am - 8:55am     Registration
9:00am - 9:25am     Welcome
9:30am - 11:30am    Paper Sessions (A, B)
11:30 - 12:15            Lunch
12:15pm - 2:40pm     Poster Sessions (X, Y, Z)
2:55pm                     Prize Announcments
3:30pm                     Event Close




 Key Information and Opportunities

  • Present at a Conference and bulk up your resume
  • Interact with Industry during an informal Career Fair
  • Show off your research and projectsIndividuals or teams can submit
  • Any undergraduate engineering or science research applicable to the space community is eligible
  • Write a paper and present or present your research during a poster and demonstration session


 Prize Categories and Amounts*:

  •  1 - Grand Prize (overall highest scoring paper+presentation score): $1,500
  •  1 - Paper Session Prizes (highest scoring paper+presentation score in each session): $500/each
  •  1 - Paper Session Top Score (highest scoring poster overall): $1000
  •  3 - Top Posters (highest scoring poster each session): $500/each

* Cash prizes are awarded per team.  Teams of multiple students share single prize amount.