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Focus on Creative Inquiry Poster Forum

Call for 2018 FoCI Posters

The 13th Annual Focus on Creative Inquiry Poster Forum will be held on Monday and Tuesday, April 2-3, 2018 in the Watt Center. FoCI applications were due February 18, 2018 and final edits to abstracts were due by 11:59pm on February 28, 2018.

Present your research and support your peers! This is a great venue to learn about the innovative research undergraduate students are involved in on campus.

Each CI project is limited to one team proposal. Late applicants will not be accepted. Your faculty mentor and the student designated as the primary contact will be notified by email when the poster is accepted.

FoCI 2018

Where: Watt Family Innovation Center, Atrium
When: Monday and Tuesday, April 2-3, 2018
Posters will be displayed 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. and  1pm - 3 p.m.
Plenary Session and Awards April 3rd at 3p.m. - 4p.m.

All students, faculty, friends, parents and colleagues are invited to view the FoCI posters and meet with the presenters. Food will be available.

There will be prizes for the top poster voted by our panel of judges as well as the top "people's choice" posters.

2 April
AM Session: 10am-12pm
PM Session: 1pm-3pm
3 April
AM Session: 10am-12pm
PM Session: 1pm-3pm
Plenary Session: 3:10pm-4pm

Presenter Information

Poster requirements:

  • Poster dimensions must be 48" x 36". Format may be horizontal or vertical.
  • Easels, posterboards and clips will be provided.

Interactive digital presentation requirements:

  • In order to use the digital displays for your poster, you must have interactive content, videos, or motion graphics.
  • Creative Inquiry will provide web space and templates for your poster display. You may also supply your own digital content.
  • We will NOT display static images or PDFs on digital displays.
  • Digital poster presenters are required to participate in a test run of their presentations on the Watt screens two weeks prior to FoCI.

Presenter responsibilities:

  • Print your poster (48" x 36", horizontal or vertical format).
  • Bring your poster to the Watt Center on the day you are scheduled to present (either 2 April or 3 April):
    • If you are in the AM session, arrive before 9:30 a.m. and neatly clip your poster to the assigned posterboard
    • If you are in the PM session, arrive before 12:30 p.m. and neatly clip your poster to the assigned posterboard.
  • Stand with your poster during your assigned session.
  • Should you be chosen, one member of your team must be available at the Plenary Session to receive your award.

Contact Tullen Burns if you have questions.

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