Symposium 2020 Program

  • UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND EASTERN SHORE   

    Welcomes you to its 

    6th GRADUATE EDUCATION WEEK

    April 13, 2020 to April 17, 2020

    hosting the 

    11th ANNUAL RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM 2020

    Tuesday, April 14, 2020 (Tentative) 

    Engineering and Aviation Science Complex
    Student Services Center
     


    CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

    ABSTRACT AND REGISTRATION SUBMISSION DEADLINE:   

    The DEADLINE for submission of abstracts for oral and poster presentation competition:    

    February 14, 2020 at 11:59 pm. 


    Schedule 2020 UNDER CONSTRUCTION

    Program 2020 UNDER CONSTRUCTION

    BOOK OF ABSTRACTS 2020   Under Construction

     

    Graduate Education Week 

    The Graduate Council's Research Committee at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES) invites you to its 6th Annual Graduate Education Week, which will be held the week of  April 13, 2020 to April 17, 2020.  

     

    Symposium Invitation 

    The Graduate Council's Research Committee at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES) invites you to the 11th Annual Regional Research Symposium 2020.  This year Symposium 2020 is part of the Graduate Research Week, and will be held on Tuesday April 14, 2020.  The title of this year's Symposium is " UNDER CONSTRUCTION." 


    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.

    Guest Speaker:  To Be Announced

     

    Symposium Registration


    Each person attending the conference must register for the conference separately. 

    All attendees must register in advance through the website to receive conference materials and meals.

    Presenters, judges, moderators, attendees, committee members and guests must register separately. 

    Registration is UNDER CONSTRUCTION


    Symposium Participant Registration Fee 

    The presenter (or advisor for student presentations) of each presentation should submit their abstract from the abstract submission page which is accessible from the link sent after you register.

    Each person attending must independently register. Registration includes the cost of conference registration, materials and meals.  

    The registration fee is $50.00 per student for non-UMES students, faculty and staff. 

    Payments are accepted through our Credit Card Mail In Form click here.

     

    Submission of Abstracts

    Submitters are required to compose and present their abstracts, posters, and presentations as described in the instructions posted here. 

    Please click here for:

    Competition Announcement UNDER CONSTRUCTION

    Abstract Submission Instructions.

    Oral Presentation Instruction

    Poster Presentation Instruction

    3MT Competition Rules and Judging Criteria

    Students:  Please note that your advisor MUST review and approve your abstract/presentation prior to submission.  Please allow them at minimum a week before the deadline to make changes.

    The presenter of each presentation/poster (or advisor for undergraduate student presentation/poster) must submit their abstract from the abstract submission page. 

    Only one submission per abstract.  Please have all presenters register independently.  Please have only one person submit the abstract and/or corrections.  List all persons presenting in the comment box.

    Once you are registered, you will receive an email with a link for submitting your abstracts. Please submit your abstracts from this link prior to the deadline.

    The DEADLINE for submission of abstracts for oral and poster presentation competition:    

    February 14, 2020 at 11:59 pm.  


    Exhibitor and External Sponsor Registration Fee

    Exhibitors may register through the UMES Graduate Office.  Exhibitors and Sponsors may contact Mrs. Angela Young ( adyoung@umes.edu) at 410-651-7966, Asst. Chairperson.  Exhibitor registration fee is $50.   Exhibitors will be provided space for the set-up of a skirted display table on Tuesday April 14, 2020 by 7:30 AM (registration opens).  The deadline for advanced exhibitor registration is March 30, 2020 at 11:59 pm. 

    To become an External Sponsor, donations of $100 will receive advertisement in the Program Book.  Please contact Mrs. Angela Young ( adyoung@umes.edu) at 410-651-7966. 

    Payments are accepted through our Credit Card Mail In Form. click here.


    Judges and Moderators

    If you would like to volunteer to be a Judge please email Dr. Patrice Jackson-Ayotunde ( pljackson@umes.edu), Chairperson, Judge Panel.  

    If you would like to volunteer to be a Moderator please email Mr. Zoe Johnson ( zcjohnson@umes.edu), Chairperson, Moderator Panel.

    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.

      

    Faculty Awards

    Nominations are being accepted for Faculty Awards.  

    The deadline for nominations is March 15, 2020 at 11:59 pm. 

    To nominate a faculty member for an award, please compose a letter stating Faculty Name, Title, Department and School. Please indicate the award for which you will nominate them and provide an explanation for why they deserve this award.   Click here to see the Description of the Awards.

    Please deliver your nomination to the School of Graduate Studies office in the Engineering and Aviation Sciences Complex, Suite 3046. Alternatively, you can email your nomination to Dr. LaKeisha Harris, Interim Dean at llharris@umes.edu.


    Award 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

     


    For more information, please contact:

    The School of Graduate Studies
    Ms. Angela Young (410) 651-7966 ( adyoung@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 2019 Award Winners.

     

    Book of Abstracts  

    The Graduate Council's Research Committee at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES) invites you to the 2020 Regional Research Symposium. T

    he Exhibitor and the Student Presentations will open on Tuesday, April 14, 2020.

     Please click here for the

    2019 Book of Abstracts