Symposium Paper Rules

(click here for poster rules)

Submit your paper here

 

You must use this Template in order to be considered for awards.

 

Registration:

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

 

Papers:

The paper is limited to 20 pages (8.5" x 11") not including figures tables and graphs that appear in the appendix.  

          • Margins must be a minimum of one inch (1") on all sides, not including headers, footnotes and page numbers.  
          • The paper must be typed in 10-point font or larger.
          • Each page should be numbered at the bottom
          • The first page must include the title of the paper, full names of all authors, the name of the college or university and the student's faculty advisor's name.
          • See the additional guidelines below.

 

Presentations:

The day-of oral presentation will be 15 minutes long with an additional 5 minutes for a "questions and answers" period. 

 

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. Please document all references used in the paper. 

 

Submission:

          • You must use the template provided.
          • The final file submitted shall be PDF. 
          • The final submitted pdf file name must include PaperTitle_institution.pdf [example: CapturingStratosphericBactera_WSCU.pdf]

 

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.

 

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 a first come first serve basis. All authors must work with Undergraduate students;  faculty and graduate student advisers are encouraged to support the authors and their research.

 

Click here for Judging Criteria