Descriptions of Presentation Types

There are three types of presentations accepted for the Undergraduate Symposium. You get to decide how best to present your work!

Poster Presentation

Poster presenters will be provided printing costs and space for displaying their poster. Poster presenters are expected to leave their presentation up throughout the symposium and to be present for one hour as specified in the schedule for discussion and questions.

Prepare Your Poster Presentation


Oral Presentation

Oral presenters will be placed on a panel with three to four students. Each oral presentation is allotted 90 minutes with each panelists having 12–15 minutes to deliver their presentation immediately followed by a 5-minute period for audience questions and discussion. All oral presentations will take place in multimedia classrooms, so PowerPoint and other media may be used.

Prepare Your Oral Presentation


Creative Work Presentation

Creative work presenters may exhibit art and creative works of all media (e.g., film screenings, sculpture installations, painting displays) as well as conduct live performances of all genres (e.g., music, theater, spoken work, dance). Exhibition presenters are expected to leave their presentation up throughout the symposium and to be present for one hour as specified in the schedule for discussion and questions. Performance presenters are allotted at least 20 minutes in the schedule, although it is not required that the performance take up the entire allotted time.

Prepare Your Creative Work Presentation