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Undergraduate Research Conferences

In addition to conferences in your field, there are conferences specifically for undergraduate research such as:

COPLAC (Council Of Public Liberal Arts Colleges) Northeast Regional:  Students at six Northest COPLAC institutions have the opportunity to present the results of their undergraduate research at regional conferences where they can meet and discuss their work with peers and faculty members. Held in October, Geneseo sends ten students each year.

SUNY Undergraduate Research Conference (SURC): The SUNY/CUNY Undergraduate Research Conference (SURC) is a multidisciplinary spring semester event. SURC brings together undergraduate students and faculty mentors from across the SUNY/CUNY system for a full day of activities, including sessions devoted to student presentations (oral, performance, artistic displays, and poster), luncheon, keynote speakers, a SUNY Graduate School and Career Fair, and professional development workshops for students and faculty. 

CUR (Council on Undergraduate Research) Posters on the Hill: In the Spring the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) will hosts annual undergraduate poster session on Capitol Hill.  There will be an evening poster session and reception where students will have the opportunity to speak directly to member of Congress and demonstrate how they have been impacted by these programs. All undergraduate students engaged in research and their mentors across SUNY and CUNY are invited to attend.

NCUR (National Conference on Undergraduate Research) National Conference: Held in April, this gathering of young scholars welcomes presenters from all institutions of higher learning and from all corners of the academic curriculum. Through this annual conference, NCUR creates a unique environment for the celebration and promotion of undergraduate student achievement, provides models of exemplary research and scholarship, and helps to improve the state of undergraduate education. 

If you are interested in information on presenting at any of the above, please contact Patty Hamilton-Rodgers.