2017 Postdoc Research Symposium

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5th Annual Postdoc Research Symposium

Friday, April 14, 2017, 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Emerson Alumni Hall, University of Florida

Registration to attend!  Participant registration closes Friday, April 3, 2017.

Abstract Submission for Oral and Poster Presentation Participants.  Deadline for Poster and Oral Presentation Consideration is Friday, March 31, 2017

UF Postdocs are invited to submit abstracts and elect either poster presentation or oral presentation.  The top six abstract submissions will be selected by the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs advisory committee for oral presentation.  Oral presenters will be notified by April 3rd of their selection. Those not selected for an oral presentation will be invited to participate in the poster session.  Judging of both oral and poster presentation will take place the day of the event.  Oral presenters are expected to prepare a 10 minute PowerPoint presentation with 5 additional minutes for questions.  Posters presenters should prepare for a maximum poster size of 4’10” tall by 5’10” wide.


The Symposium Abstract Book for 2017 Oral and Poster Presentations will be available here prior to the Symposium.
The goal of the University of Florida Postdoctoral Research Symposium is to promote the research of UF postdocs and to provide avenues for continued professional development as set outlined by the National Postdoctoral Association (NPA).  Communication Skills and Professionalism are two of the six Core Competencies the NPA (National Postdoctoral Association) promotes as critical to postdoc success.  Postdocs in both oral and poster presentations will be judged on how well they can convey their research to an educated lay audience.