Eighth Annual Undergraduate Symposium Agenda: May 17, 2018

Agenda TBD


Last Year's Agenda

8:00 a.m.                     Registration/Check-in begins (EMU Ballroom Lobby)

9:00 a.m.                     Poster/Creative Works Installation begins (installation deadline for posters

                                     participating in award judging)

10:00 to 11:30 a.m.    Concurrent Session 1 Oral Presentations (Maple, Oak, Swindells, Cedar, Spruce,

                                     Gumwood, Redwood)

11:00 to 5:00 p.m.      Presenter Video Interviews by Ward Biaggne (Reservations only) – CMET Production

                                     Studio in Knight Library

12:00 to 1:30 p.m.      Concurrent Session 2 Oral Presentations (Maple, Oak, Swindells, Cedar, Spruce,

                                     Gumwood, Redwood)

1:45 to 3:15 p.m.        Concurrent Session 3 Oral Presentations (Maple, Oak, Swindells, Cedar, Spruce,

                                     Gumwood, Redwood)

3:30 to 5:00 p.m.        Concurrent Session 4 Creative Works (Maple, Oak, Swindells, Cedar, Spruce,


3:30 to 5:00 p.m.        Panel Discussion: Lane Community College–University of Oregon Undergraduate

                                     Research and Transfer Students (Spruce)

4:30 p.m.                     Registration/Check-in Closes

5:00 to 7:00 p.m.        Catered Buffet Reception (EMU Ballroom Lobby)

5:05 p.m.                     Welcome from Undergraduate Research Symposium Co-Chairs Kevin Hatfield and

                                     Josh Snodgrass; and Remarks from Lisa Freinkel, Vice Provost and Dean of

                                     Undergraduate Studies; and Benjamin Aleman, Assistant Professor of Physics

5:15 to 7:00 p.m.        Poster Session (EMU Ballroom) and Academic Residential Community and

                                     FIG Sessions (Maple, Oak, Spruce)

7:00:                            Announcement of Award Winners and Presenter Group Portrait

7:10:                            Symposium Concludes

Please review the rooms available for our presenters. The Seventh Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium will be held in the Erb Memorial Union. Poster presenters will be in the EMU ballroom. Oral presentations and creative work presentations have a variety of rooms to choose from, ranging in size and materials provided for differing presentation types.  

230   Swindells Room                   

231   Cedar Room                          

232   Spruce Room                      

214   Redwood Auditorium 

219   Willow Room

244   EMU Ballroom

240   Oak Room

239   Maple Room

245   Gumwood Room


General Information

  • Registration: All Undergraduate Symposium presenters will register at the check-in table located in the EMU Ballroom Lobby on the 2nd floor. Registered presenters will receive an Undergraduate Symposium T-shirt, program book, certificate, name badge and ribbon, and venue map. Faculty mentors should also visit the check-in table to receive a program book and mentor name badge and ribbon.

  • Guests: Presenters are encouraged to invite faculty, family, and friends to attend their oral, poster, or creative work presentations, as well as the Undergraduate Symposium catered reception. No guest tickets or registration required.

  • Reception: A catered reception will be hosted from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the EMU Ballroom Lobby concurrent with the poster presentations. Vice Provost of Undergraduate Studies Lisa Freinkel and other invited speakers have been invited to deliver remarks at 5:15 p.m. honoring the undergraduate presenters and their faculty mentors.

  • Group Portrait: Undergraduate Symposium presenters are encouraged to participate in a professional group portrait that will be taken at 7:10 p.m. on the EMU Ballroom stage. Electronic copies of the photograph will be available for participants on the symposium website.

  • Filmed Interviews: Student may sign-up in advance for a professionally filmed interview about their research or creative work. UO Libraries professional videographers will film and post-produce the videos for presenters.

  • UO Scholars' Bank: Student may elect to archive their research posters, slideshows, or papers on UO Scholars' Bank.