GPSS Science and Policy Summit Call for Abstracts!!!!

UW’s Graduate and Professional Student Senate (GPSS) is hosting the second annual Science and Policy Summit this coming May and are seeking abstract submissions for either a TED-style talk or poster presentation.

 

TED Talks – Presenter Abstracts

To kick off the 2nd Annual Science and Policy Summit the Graduate and Professional Student Senate (GPSS) will be hosting TED-style Talks on May 3rd, 2012 in the Burke Room at the Burke Museum.  This event will be an opportunity for students and faculty to present their research in a short, concise way in order to encourage interest and dialogue about the interface of science and policy. A happy hour will follow this event.  Any graduate or professional student or faculty members from the UW are welcome to attend and are encouraged to submit an abstract about a topic they wish to present on the results and policy implications of their research.

The best presentation will be voted on and a prize will be awarded at the end of the event.  All presenters are expected to attend the entire event from 2:30-5pm on Thursday, May 3rd.  Presentations should run from 8-10 minutes in length.  Abstracts should summarize the content of the presentation material and be submitted by 12pm Friday April 13th, and the body of the abstract should not exceed 300 words.  You will be notified by Friday April 20th regarding acceptance of your abstract.

Submit your abstracts here: https://catalyst.uw.edu/webq/survey/gpssres/162645

Poster Abstracts for the Science and Policy Summit

This year the Second Annual Science and Policy Summit will be accepting abstracts for poster presentations from across disciplines.  Any graduate or professional student at the UW is welcome to submit an abstract about the results and policy implications of their research.  This summit will be open to both students and community members, including researchers and policy makers.  Last year posters ranged from disciplines including, but not limited to, those in the health sciences, medicine, environment, built environment, and urban planning.

Abstracts should summarize the proposed content of the material to be presented and submitted by 12pm Friday, April 13th.  The body of the abstract should not exceed 300 words.

You will be notified by April 20th regarding acceptance of your abstract.  The number of abstracts accepted is limited to the available space.  Selected participants will be expected to set their posters up between 1pm-1:30pm on Tuesday, May 8thin the Walker Ames Room in Kane Hall and be available during the event to answer questions.  Prize winners will be announced by FOSEP at the end of the summit at 5pm.  Light refreshments will be provided.

You can submit your abstract here via catalyst: https://catalyst.uw.edu/webq/survey/gpssres/162641

If you have any questions about either of these events feel free to contact Kristen Hosey, GPSS Senator and Resource Assistant at gpssres@uw.edu

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