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Monday, 3 December 2012

Celebration of Research Excellence & Knowledge Transfer Event

CREATE 2013     March 26-27
To recognize student research at Vancouver Island University
****** REGISTRATION OPENS JANUARY 9, 2013*****
Coming SOON- the CREATE Website!

There are FOUR ways to participate:
1)      Make a POSTER
·         will be displayed at the upper section (Section T) of the main cafeteria (Building 300) for two days
·         there will be five 90 minute blocks and students must sign up to be at their poster for at least one of these blocks
·         during their assigned block judges will visit the presenter and ask questions
·         all students are encouraged to submit an optional “e-poster” (see below)

2)      Do a PRESENTATION 
·         10 minutes during the lunch hours plus 5 minutes for questions
·         limited number of spots
·         students must submit an abstract
·         format will be flexible to include all students on campus, i.e. the presentation could be a talk, a recital, a piece of music, a dance or a demonstration but must be the result of student research

3)      SCHOLARSHIP SLAM
·         3-5 minute oral presentations trying to cover the most important aspects of the research in a fun and informal way
·         first come first served
·         any student or faculty member may participate

4)      SUBMIT AN “E-POSTER”
·         all students are encouraged to submit an optional “e-poster”
·         the file for your poster can be uploaded up to 2 weeks prior to the event to allow for remote access and pre-event poster browsing (VIU login required)
·         students will have the option to upload a video of themselves talking about their poster to enhance the experience for the browser

CELEBRATION OF RESEARCH
·         a mixer with appetizers and drinks at the end of the second day to celebrate both student and faculty research
·         Scholarship Slam event
·         Awards Ceremony for the student prizes
·         come have a drink with us and do some networking!

AWARDS/INCENTIVES
·         Cash prizes will be awarded in several categories
·         VIU Student Travel and Conference Fund is available for eligible students to offset the full or partial cost of poster printing

Tentative schedule
Tuesday March 26, 2013
Event
Time
Location
Poster set up
8:00-10:00
Main Cafeteria Section T
Presentations
11:30 – 1:00
Royal Arbutus Room
Poster Session A
1:00- 2:30
Main Cafeteria Section T
Poster Session B
2:30- 4:00
Main Cafeteria Section T


Wednesday March 27, 2013
Event
Time
Location
Poster Session C
10:00- 11:30
Main Cafeteria Section T
Presentations
11:30 – 1:00
Royal Arbutus Room
Poster Session D
1:00- 2:30
Main Cafeteria Section T
Poster Session E
2:30- 4:00
Main Cafeteria Section T
Celebration of Research
·         Introduction & Welcome
·         Scholarship Slam
·         Awards Ceremony
·         Mix and Mingle

Royal Arbutus Room
4:00-4:15
4:15-5:00
5:00-5:15
5:15-6:30


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