Symposium Poster/Demo Rules

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Eligible authors/presenters must be undergraduate students enrolled at a COSGC institution.

Poster Templates are provided for you to use. It is acceptable to use another RESEARCH PAPER format, if one is suggested by your mentor or institution.

  • Submissions must be research posters.
  • The final file submitted shall be PDF. 
  • The submitted file name must be formatted as such: ProjectTitle_Institution_Poster.pdf  (e.g., LunarRotobicMining_CSM_Poster.ppt)
  • All posters are to be technical in nature.  The judges may not be familiar with the detailed work but the judges do come from a technical background such as engineering or the sciences.  Be sure to provide thorough yet concise information.

Presentations:

You will be present for the poster session assigned to you depending on your topic. This will consist of 5 minutes to present your poster followed by 3 minutes for questions. 

Authorship:

Teams of up to 6 undergraduate students will be accepted for each presentation.  If your team is greater than 6 AND there are more than 6 authors, contact Bernadette to discuss alternatives. 

Registration:

Registration is required for all presenters. Register HERE. Each presenter should register individually. Guests (friends/family) are welcome. Guests must register too.

Topics:

Any undergraduate engineering or science research paper/presentation will be accepted provided it ties into the space community or earth-based research aligned with NASA missions and goals.  Sessions will be defined depending on the number and areas of the papers submitted.

Resources:

How To Design an Effective Scientific Poster: http://www.planetary.org/blogs/guest-blogs/design-sci-poster.html

Using PowerPoint to create a poster: https://projects.ncsu.edu/project/posters/PPTinstructions.html

An Effective Poster: https://projects.ncsu.edu/project/posters/