Events and conferences

NAU Events

Friday, April 29, 2016: Undergraduate Symposium

Undergraduate Symposium

Events are free and open to the public, unless noted. Join us for Northern Arizona University's 7th 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

Wednesday, December 9th, 2015: 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.

Please use this link to submit your poster online:

Submission Deadline: midnight on Monday, November 30th

National Undergraduate Conferences

February 25-27, 2016

Emerging Researchers National (ERN) Conference 2016

The Emerging Researchers National (ERN) Conference in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) is hosted by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), Education and Human Resources Programs (EHR) and the National Science Foundation (NSF) Division of Human Resource Development (HRD), within the Directorate for Education and Human Resources (EHR). The conference is aimed at college and university undergraduate and graduate students who participate in programs funded by the NSF HRD Unit, including underrepresented minorities and persons with disabilities. The conference will be held in Washington, DC.

Abstract submission deadline: October 2, 2015.

April 7 - 9, 2016

Posters on the Hill

Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) hosts its 19th annual undergraduate poster session on Capitol Hill.

Abstract deadline: Wednesday, November 4, 2016.

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

December 12-16, 2015

Deadline for submissions: January 31, 2015

San Diego, CA

January 7-11, 2016

Linguistic Society of America Annual Meeting

The 90th Linguistic Society of America Annual Meeting

Washington, DC

February 12-15, 2016

American Association for the Advancement of Science Annual Meeting

Innovations, Information, and Imaging

Washington, DC

April 2-6, 2016

American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Annual Meeting

Abstract deadline: November 5, 2015

San Diego, CA

May 26-29, 2016 

Association for Psychological Science 

Poster submissions deadline: January 31, 2016 

Chicago, IL 

July 14-17, 2016

International Society of Political Psychology 

Deadline: January 2016

Warsaw, Poland 

August 10-13, 2016 

Cognitive Science Society Annual Meeting 

Philadelphia, PA

July 30-August 3, 2016

International Association for Cross Cultural Psychology

Deadline for abstract submission: December 1, 2015

Nagoya, Japan

August 4-7, 2016

American Psychological Association Convention

Proposal deadline: October 15, 2015

Denver, CO

August 20-23, 2016

American Sociological Association Annual Meeting

Seattle, WA

TBD, 2017 

Association for Research in Personality

Sacramento, CA