2017 ERN Conference in STEM ~ Abstract Submission Process & Deadline

Sep 19, 2016

Undergraduate and graduate students who participate in the following NSF programs* are invited to submit abstracts for the 2017 Emerging Researchers National (ERN) Conference in STEM:

***Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (AGEP);
***Centers of Research Excellence in Science and Technology (CREST); 
***Emerging Frontiers in Research and Innovation (EFRI) Scholars;
***Historically Black Colleges and Universities Undergraduate Program (HBCU-UP); 
***Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation (LSAMP); 
***LSAMP-Bridges to the Doctorate;
***National Society of Black Physicists (NSBP) Scholars*;
***Research in Disabilities Education (RDE); 
***Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REUs); and
***Tribal Colleges and Universities Program (TCUP).

*The National Society of Black Physicists is also working with AAAS to increase the number of African American and other underrepresented minority physics students who participate in the ERN conference.

The 2017 ERN Conference in STEM is cosponsored by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), Education and Human Resources Programs (EHR) and the NSF Division of Human Resource Development (HRD), within the Directorate for Education and Human Resources (EHR).  The conference will be held in Washington, D.C. on March 2-4, 2017.

All student poster and oral presentations will be scheduled for Friday, March 3rd and Saturday, March 4th.

The ERN conference is designed to help students to enhance their science communication skills; better understand how to prepare for science careers in a global workforce; and to find out about summer, graduate school, and employment opportunities. Towards this end, the general format for the 2-1/2 day conference will include: 

*** Undergraduate poster and oral presentations; 
*** Graduate oral presentations;
*** Plenary sessions and professional development workshops; and
*** Exhibitors from the academic, government, and business sectors.

To submit your abstract for the ERN Conference, please visit the ERN Conference Abstract submission site here.

***The abstract submission DEADLINE is Friday, October 14th at 12 midnight (PST).***