Open to undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students, the oral presentation competition provides an excellent opportunity to present your research or community engagement project to a panel of experienced judges, peers, faculty and guests. Cash prizes will be awarded to top presenters.
We also invite and encourage you to participate in our reception and poster session. Oral Presentation Competition prize winners will be announced, but the reception is also an opportunity to celebrate your research accomplishments, network with our industry partners, and enjoy refreshments. Read more about the reception.
Criteria were conceived in order to fairly evaluate presenters and the poster. Each presenter, including those at an early stage in his or her project, is intended to have an equal opportunity to achieve the highest score in each category. While most emphasis will be placed on the presenter's oral presentation, there are additional categories that will be scored. The judging form is divided into the following categories:
Please visit the Presenter & Judging Guidelines webpage for more information, including the judging rubric.