Eighth Annual Undergraduate Symposium Agenda 2018
(All symposium events will take place in the UO Erb Memorial Union. Exact room locations will be announced soon for events labeled "Location TBA").
Wednesday, May 16
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Poster Drop-off (EMU Ballroom Staircase Landing on Floor 1)
Thursday, May 17
9:00am: Check-in & Registration Begins (EMU Ballroom Lobby)
10:00am-11:15am: Climate, Public Lands, and Environmental Justice Conference Oral Session 1: Mark Carey (Crater Lake South)
10:00am-11:30am: Concurrent Oral/Creative Work Sessions 1 (Diamond Lake, Redwood, Swindells, Cedar, Spruce, Crater Lake North & South, Maple, Oak, Coquille)
11:45am-1:15pm: Concurrent Oral/Creative Work Sessions 2 (Diamond Lake, Redwood, Swindells, Cedar, Spruce, Crater Lake North & South, Maple, Oak, Coquille)
1:30pm-3:00pm: Concurrent Oral/Creative Work Session 3 (Diamond Lake, Redwood, Swindells, Cedar, Spruce, Crater Lake North & South, Maple, Oak, Coquille)
3:15pm-4:45pm: Concurrent Oral/Creative Work Session 4 (Diamond Lake, Redwood, Swindells, Cedar, Spruce, Crater Lake North & South, Maple, Oak, Coquille)
3:15pm-4:45pm: Lane Community College Panel Discussion (Swindells Room)
4:00pm-5:15pm: Climate, Public Lands, and Environmental Justice Conference Oral Session 2: Sarah Wald (Crater Lake South)
5:00pm-5:30pm: Catered Reception & Keynote Speakers (Ballroom Lobby)
5:30pm-7:30pm: Poster Session (Ballroom and Gumwood) [Includes posters from Climate, Public Lands, and Environmental Justice Conference)
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.
Group Portrait: Undergraduate Symposium presenters are encouraged to participate in a professional group portrait that will be taken in the EMU. Time to be announced. 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.
Last year's 2017 Symposium 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,
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,
1:45 to 3:15 p.m. Concurrent Session 3 Oral Presentations (Maple, Oak, Swindells, Cedar, Spruce,
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.