Frequently Asked Questions
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When is registration?
Registration will be open Jan. 15 to March 5. Registrations submitted after that time will be waitlisted and approved as space and scheduling allows.
Is there a cost to attend the conference?
This conference is free for all attendees.
What is the Gong Show?
The Gong Show is a fun competition which challenges students, post-doctoral fellows and faculty members to describe their science in a way that anyone can understand, or in other words, jargon-free, and in three minutes or less.
You can find out more about the Gong Show here.
How big should my poster be?
The maximum size for posters is 4 ft x 4 ft (120 cm x 120 cm).
How long are the talks?
Oral presentations are 10 minutes long, plus a five minute Q&A.
When should I set up my poster?
Between 8:15 and 12 for Wednesday posters.
Between 8:15 and 12:30 for Thursday posters.
If I want to do a talk, but there aren't enough slots, will I be given an opportunity to present a poster instead?
The conference is a multi-session event happening over three days with many opportunities to present. We believe we will be able to accommodate a student's first choice. However, if, for some reason, we are unable to, we will reach out to the student to determine their second choice.