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Abstract Instructions  


IMPORTANT : Poster and Oral Instructions  

(Maximum size of Poster Paper Presentations is up to 32 inches wide and 48 inches long)

3MT Competition Rules and Judging Criteria

 

 

 

 

 University of Maryland Eastern Shore   

Welcomes you to its 

  GRADUATE EDUCATION WEEK
April 17, 2017 to April 20, 2017

hosting the 


8th Annual Regional Research Symposium 2017
 April 18, 2017
University of MD Eastern Shore
Student Services Center 

 

 CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

ABSTRACT AND REGISTRATION SUBMISSION EXTENDED UNTIL MARCH 1, 2017 

 

Invitation to Graduate Education Week 

The Graduate Council's Research Committee at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES) invites you to its 3rd Annual Graduate Education Week (GEW), which will be held the week of  April 17, 2017 to April 20, 2017.  Please click here for the GEW Schedule.   Please click here for your letter of invitation. 

 

Symposium Invitation 

The Graduate Council's Research Committee at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES) invites you to the 8th Annual Regional Research Symposium 2017.  This year Symposium 2017 is part of the Graduate Research Week, and will be held on Tuesday April 18, 2017.  

Symposium Information 

The symposium will present a forum to discuss research at regional universities, colleges and industry. Oral and poster presentations of research by students (graduate and undergraduate) and faculty will be featured. The best of each will receive awards.

 

Symposium Registration 

Participant registration is conducted online from this page. 

The deadline for submission of abstracts for oral and poster presentation competition is March 1, 2017 at 11:59 pm.

All attendees must register in advance through the website to receive food and a registration packet.

The deadline for registration of presenters, attendees, and guests is  March 1, 2017 at 11:59 pm 


Submission of Abstracts: 

Instructions for preparation of the oral presentations and poster presentations are available. Please click here for instructions.  Abstracts should be submitted online after you register. You will receive an email with a link for submitting your abstracts. Please submit your abstracts.  

The deadline for submission of abstracts for oral and poster presentation competition is March 1, 2017 at 11:59 pm. 

 

Symposium Participant Registration Fee:  

The registration fee is $50.00 per student for non-UMES students. The presenter (or advisor for student presentations) of each presentation should submit their abstract from the abstract submission page. Each person attending must independently register. Registration includes the cost of conference registration, materials and meals.  Payments are accepted through our Credit Card Mail In Form click here.

 

Exhibitor Registration Fee:

Exhibitors and Sponsors may contact Mr. Sunny Aqualambeng Chairperson, Sponsors and Exhibitors, (saqualambeng@umes.edu) at 410-651-6523 for information.  The deadline to register for sponsors and exhibitors is the day of the event.  Exhibitor registration fee is $50.

Exhibitors may register through the graduate office.  Please contact Ms. Wele Elangwe (welangwe@umes.edu) at 410-651-8646, Asst. Chairperson, Sponsors and Exhibitors, for information. Exhibitors will be provided space for the set-up of a skirted display table on Tuesday April 18, 2017 by 7:30 AM (registration opens). The deadline for exhibitor registration is March 1, 2017 at 11:59 pm. Payments are accepted through our Credit Card Mail In Form. click here.

To become an external sponsor, donations of $100 will receive advertisement in the Program Book.

If you would like to volunteer to be a Judge please email Dr. Prince Attoh (paattoh@umes.edu), Chairperson, Judge Panel.  

If you would like to volunteer to be a Moderator please email Dr. Dennis W. Klima (dwklima@umes.edu), Chairperson, Moderator Panel 

 

Nomination Process for Faculty Awards 

Nominations are being accepted for Faculty Awards.  

Please compose a letter stating Faculty Name, Title, Department and School.  Then state Which Award you have nominated them for and Why they deserve the award.  Please deliver it to the Graduate Office in a sealed envelope, addressed to Symposium 2017 Faculty Awards C/O Dr. Lakesha Harris , Interim Dean, Graduate Studies. 

Awards will be presented to the following categories:

      The Joseph M. Okoh Award for Excellence ( A Lifetime Achievement Award ) 

      The Outstanding Researcher Award 

      The Outstanding Scholar Award

      The Outstanding Mentor Award

      The Outstanding Research Advisor Award       

      The Promising New Researcher/Scholar Award

 

Judges Resources 

Please click here for Judges Instructions. Please click here for the Judges Form for Oral Presentations. Please click here for the Judges Form for Poster Presentations.

  

For more information, please contact:

The School of Graduate Studies
Ms. Wele Elangwe (410) 651-8626 (welangwe@umes.edu)
University of Maryland Eastern Shore

 

UMES Internal Sponsors 

  • Office of the President
  • Division of Academic Affairs
  • Institutional Advancement
  • Division of Student Affairs
  • School of Graduate Studies
  • School of Arts and the Professions
  • School of Agricultural and Natural Sciences
  • School of Business and Technology
  • School of Pharmacy and Health Professions
  • Frederick Douglas Library
  • UMES Title III Program
  • CREST Program AWARDS
 

AWARDS LIST

Please click here to view the 2016 Award Winners.

 

Book of Abstracts  

The Graduate Council's Research Committee at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES) invites you to the 2017 Regional Research Symposium. The Exhibitor and the Student Presentations will open on Tuesday, April 18, 2017.

 Please click here for the 2016 Book of Abstracts.