Events and conferences

NAU Events

Friday, April 28, 2017: Undergraduate Symposium

Undergraduate Symposium

Events are free and open to the public, unless noted. Join us for Northern Arizona University's 9th annual Undergraduate Symposium - a campus wide celebration of student achievement - in the Walkup Skydome. The event will go from 9:00-4:00 pm.  More than 1,000 students from across six colleges will come together to share their creative discoveries and present in-depth research and scholarly work. The Symposium will also spotlight student participation in service learning and collaborative projects, an invaluable learning experience that connects communities and applies passion to a purpose.

For more about the Symposium, see related story: Symposium Highlights Students' Education through Presentation

Friday, December 9th, 2016: SBS Fall Research Poster Symposium

Ashurst Hall (#11), NAU North Campus


Join us for the third annual College of Social and Behavioral Sciences symposium of scholarly pursuits. Students from 11 departments and programs will convene to share their creative discoveries and present in-depth research and scholarly work to their peers, professors, and the University and Flagstaff communities. Please click here for additional information.

Submission Deadline: midnight on Sunday, November 27th
Submit your poster online using this link:

National Undergraduate Conferences

2018 Posters on the Hill Event:  TBD (date will be set once the congressional calendar is in place)

Posters on the Hill

The Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) hosts its 22nd annual undergraduate poster session on Capitol Hill.  This is a competitive event, giving students the opportunity to showcase their research to congressional members and learn about advocacy for undergraduate research.

Abstract deadline: Wednesday, November 1, 2017

National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR): April 4-7, 2018

NCUR 2018
University of Central Oklahoma
Abstract deadline: December 5, 2017

Other Undergraduate Conferences

The Council for Undergraduate Research (CUR) also keeps an up-to-date Presentation Opportunities website listing additional conferences that welcome undergraduate presenters.  Check it out.

Professional Meetings

April 22-26, 2017

American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Annual Meeting

Abstract deadline: February 8, 2017

Chicago, IL

May 25-28, 2017 

Association for Psychological Science 

Poster submissions deadline: January 31, 2017 

Boston, MA 

June 29-July 2, 2017

International Society of Political Psychology 

Deadline: January 11, 2017

Edinburgh, Scotland 

June 19-23, 2017

Pacific Division of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

Abstract submission deadline: April 22, 2017

Waimea, HI

July 26-29, 2017 

Cognitive Science Society Annual Meeting

London, UK

July 16-19, 2017

International Association for Cross Cultural Psychology

Deadline for abstract submission: January 31, 2017

Warsaw, Poland

August 3-6, 2017

American Psychological Association Convention

Proposal deadline: December 1, 2016

Washington, D.C.

August 12-15, 2017

American Sociological Association Annual Meeting

Abstract submission deadline: January 11, 2017

Montreal, QC Canada

June 8-10, 2017 

Association for Research in Personality

Abstract submission deadline: January 15, 2017

Sacramento, CA