The Office of Research

Presenter Information

Information for Symposium Participants

We are very excited to have you present your work at the UW Bothell Undergraduate Research and Creative Practice Symposium! We urge you to please read this page carefully because it contains IMPORTANT information for preparing for and attending the symposium.

 

ART and CREATIVE PRACTICE PRESENTERS:

Creating Your Symposium Presentation:

  • Live performances should be no more than ten minutes in length. You will have an additional two-five minutes for Q&A after the performance. 
  • For visual or interactive displays, be prepared to give a 2-5 minute introduction to your research, scholarship or creative activity using your work as your guide-this will prepare you to discuss your work with symposium attendees.
  • Should be tailored to an educated, non-field expert audience.
  • May be accompanied by a visual slide show (e.g., PowerPoint) and/or handout.
  • May include demonstrations and/or audience participation.

Before the Symposium:

  • You will be contacted to discuss the best location/venue (i.e. stage in the ARC, SSC Art Gallery) for your presentation. Please visit this venue before your performanace or artwork is hung.
  • Email uwbur@uw.edu with any questions about symposium etiquette.
  • Don’t forget to invite your friends, family, mentors, and anyone else you would like to drop by and see your work!

On the Day of the Symposium:

  • Wear professional/business attire or attire that is appropriate for your performance.
  • Arrive at least 10 minutes early to your session.
  • When you arrive, THE FIRST THING YOU SHOULD DO IS CHECK IN at the Undergraduate Research desk located on the 2nd floor of the ARC.
  • We will let you know where your performance/display will be and you will also receive a nametag.
  • We would like to invite YOU and your mentor(s) to our UW Bothell Undergraduate Research adn Creative Practice Reception from 4:00 – 5:00PM in the ARC.

 

ORAL PRESENTERS:

Creating Your Symposium Presentation:

  • Should be ten minutes in length. This limit is strictly enforced. You will have an additional two-four minutes for Q&A.
  • Should be tailored to an educated, non-field expert audience.
  • May be accompanied by a visual slide show (e.g., PowerPoint) and/or handout
  • May include a live demonstration, performance, and/or audience participation.

Before the Symposium:

  • We would like to remind you to please send your slides by Monday, MAY 9th at NOON to uwbur@uw.edu with the subject title of  "symposium slides" and please include your session number.
  • Dr. Rasmussen will send you a confirmation email to notify you that she has your slides.  If she DOES NOT email you back, please send the slides again.
  • Please look over the SCHEDULE sent to you via e-mail to find the session and time you are presenting. If you do not have this schedule, check our website. If you are still unable to find  please email uwbur@uw.edu to receive another copy.
  • Go to the ARC 121 prior to the Symposium, in order to get a feel for the room in which you are presenting.Remember that we have practice sessions for your presentations that will help your success!  You can register for a practice session here.
  • Email uwbur@uw.edu with any questions about symposium etiquette.
  • Don’t forget to invite your friends, family, mentors, and anyone else you would like to attend!

On the Day of the Symposium:

  • Wear professional/business casual attire.
  • When you arrive, THE FIRST THING YOU SHOULD DO IS CHECK IN at the Undergraduate Research desk that will be on the 2nd floor of the ARC. You will receive your name tag and any important last minute information.
  • Come prepared to the Symposium: oral presenters should also have their presentation files on a USB flash drive and backed up in the cloud.
  • Arrive early to presentation sessions, especially if presenting. Presenters are asked to be in their session room at least ten minutes prior to the beginning of the session.
  • As a speaker- it is expected that you attend the entire session in which you are presenting. Please stay in the session for the entire time to support your fellow peers.
  • Wait until students are finished delivering presentations (or are in between presentations) before entering a session room
  • We would like to invite YOU and your mentor(s) to our UW Bothell Undergraduate Research and Creative Practice reception from 4:00 – 5:00PM in the ARC.

POSTER PRESENTERS:

Before the Symposium:

  • If you are using our poster printing services, please note that we will NOT be printing posters AFTER  5 pm on May 11.
  • Check out our website for more information on HOW TO get started on poster printing and WHO TO CONTACT to have your poster printed.
  • Recommeded poster size for the UWB symposium is 24" x 36"
  • If you are also presenting your poster at the UW Seattle Undergraduate Research Symposium, we also print posters in their size: 40” x 32” for $28.85.  These posters can also be used at the UWB symposium.
  • Email uwbur@uw.edu with any questions about symposium etiquette.
  • Don’t forget to invite your friends, family, mentors, and anyone else you would like to drop by and see your poster!

On the Day of the Symposium:

  • Wear professional/business attire.
  • Arrive at least 10 minutes early to your poster session with your poster.
  • When you arrive, THE FIRST THING YOU SHOULD DO IS CHECK IN at the Undergraduate Research desk located on the 2nd floor of the ARC.
  • We will let you know where your poster is to be put up and you will also receive a nametag. Clips, easels and poster board will be provided-just bring your poster.
  • Be prepared to give a 2-5 minute introduction to your research, scholarship or creative activity using your poster as your guide-this will make you more prepared to discuss your work with symposium attendees.
  • We would like to invite YOU and your mentor(s) to our UW Bothell Undergraduate Research and Creative Practice Reception from 4:00 – 5:00PM in the ARC.
  • At the end of the poster session, take down your posters.
    • Talk to your mentor about whether or not you’d like to keep your poster and where it might be located on campus.
    • Remember that you have the option of donating your poster to the Undergraduate Research Office if you don’t want to keep it!