Student Research Conference

Student Research Conference

Annual Conference

The Penn State Behrend-Sigma Xi Undergraduate Research and Creative Accomplishment Conference provides an opportunity for students to present their research and creative accomplishment results in a public setting. Many students use this regional conference to practice their presentations prior to presenting them in a national or international setting. Students present their results either by poster or by oral presentation. The college also invites students from other regional colleges and universities to participate.

2019 Conference Date Announced

The 2019 Sigma Xi Conference will be held on Saturday, April 13, 2019. More information to be announced.

2018 Conference

The 2018 Conference was held at Penn State Behrend on Saturday, April 14, 2018. There were 135 presentations and 178 students from thirteen different colleges and universities. 

Conference Goals

  • To promote faculty-mentored undergraduate research
  • To provide undergraduate students with the opportunity to present their research and creative accomplishment results in a public setting
  • To promote collaboration among the region's colleges and universities

Presentation Options

Oral presentations (15 minutes) or poster displays (notification of acceptance will state requirements)

Conference Deadlines

Deadline Date Item Due or Scheduled Event
TBD Online Abstract Submission Opens
TBD Call for Session Chairs and Judges
TBD Deadline for Session Chairs and Judges Sign-Up
TBD Deadline for Abstract Submission
TBD Notification of Abstract Acceptance
April 13, 2019 Conference

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