Student Poster Competition

Lucy Family Institute for Data and Society Fall Symposium

Wednesday, Oct 27 at McKenna Hall 

This event includes a student poster competition. 

Call for Student Posters (Enter by Oct 20) 

  • We welcome poster competition entries from undergraduate and graduate students in all disciplines.
  • The student poster session will open the symposium during the lunch hour from 12-1.
  • Live/crowd sourced voting during the event will determine the winners. 
  • Awards for the top three posters($300, $200, $100) will be announced at the evening reception at Foley's. 
  • Posters may be submitted by individual students or groups of co-authors.

Posters that feature project concepts, new or continuing research in data science, AI, data engineering, computing, applications, and methods that amplify societal expertise in areas of human development, peace accord, ethics, global development, health disparities, and poverty are particularly welcome. 

Important Dates:

  • Sep 28 Student Registration Opens

  • Oct 20  Student Registration Closes & Student Poster Competition Entry Closes

  • Oct 21  All Entrants' Posters must be submitted to Lucy Family Institute for printing by 3 PM 

  • Oct 22  Student Poster Competition Entries Announced & Abstracts posted

  • Oct 27 Lucy Family Institute Fall Symposium 

To enter the student poster competition, for posters with a single author, include on your symposium registration your poster's title, a brief abstract describing your poster theme in 250 words or less, and submit  your name  as you'd like it to appear on the poster competition voting system the day of the event.   

Group Entries in the poster competition: For group entries, one student, acting as corresponding author, should submit on their symposium registration, the poster's title, a brief abstract, and list of all the groups' author names  as you'd like them to appear on the poster competition voting system the day of the event.   If you are part of a group submitting a poster to the competition please know everyone in the group who is planning to attend the symposium (regardless of whether you are corresponding author) should register for the symposium  and indicate their meal choices. 

Still have Questions about Group registration? We want to hear from you, please contact  or call 574-631-7095 for assistance entering the poster competition. 

All poster competition entrants are instructed to use the event's provided poster template and must submit their posters for printing by 3PM Oct 21st.

We are facilitating poster printing at no cost to students to ensure ease of participation.

Accommodations: We want the event to be engaging for all. We’ve anticipated certain accommodations to enable participation (diet, allergy, interpreter, lactation room) but we know special circumstances may arise. Please contact Lucy Institute if you have any questions about student registration, the poster competition, or to ensure we can accommodate your needs the day of the event. Phone 574-631-7095