$100 Prize for Poster Competition Winner!

Abstract submission for the 2017 Symposium is now open!

The Plant Sciences Symposium planning committee welcomes your abstracts for oral presentations and competitive poster sessions. Please submit your abstract online for oral presentations and travel funding by June 30th, 2017.

Symposium Objective: This symposium aims to highlight innovative, emerging technologies revolutionizing agriculture and food security and the challenges set forth by policy in its widespread implementation.

Oral Presentations: Two graduate student awardees will each give a 15-minute presentation of their research during the symposium. Awardees will receive a full Travel (including airfare) and Accommodation Scholarship.

Poster Presentations: Undergraduate and graduate students may apply to present posters on their research. Presenters from other universities outside UIUC have the opportunity to be awarded a partial Travel and Accommodation Scholarship based on need up to $500 per person. All posters will automatically be entered into a poster competition where cash prizes will be awarded to the best posters.

Submission Requirements: All disciplines relating to the symposium objectives are invited to submit an abstract below. The deadline to submit abstracts is June 30th, 2017. Accepted presentations and scholarship winners will be notified by email.


Contact: plantsciencesymposium.uiuc@gmail.com