Poster: Call for abstracts for summer 2020 expo. All details are in page text.Summer Expo

Abstracts Due: July 10

The 2020 Summer Expo is going digital! Don't miss your opportunity to get involved in the undergraduate research process.

The expo showcases the research and service learning work produced by UAB undergraduates and other students in UAB summer research programs, summer REU programs, and other summer opportunities.

It will be held on July 20-24. For more information contact Gareth Jones at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

To request accessibilty from the event, please contact:

  • Students — Disability Support Services at (205) 934-4205 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Faculty/Staff — AWARE Program at (205) 975-9973 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Abstract submissions for the Summer Expo are now open — due July 10, 2020

After all abstracts have been submitted, you will be assigned a number for submission purposes and be registered for the Canvas course. Look for the invitation to join the course.

Create Your Presentation

Poster presentations should be limited to five minutes, while oral presentations should be limited to 12 minutes or less. You can use the following formats/software:

  • PowerPoint slides
  • PowerPoint slides with narration (required for Oral Presentations) Find out how to do this here. You may use other programs of your choice.
  • Poster slide with animation and narration (same as PowerPoint with narration)
  • Video of you talking about your research
  • Video of you presenting with a physical poster

Submit your presentation to the Canvas page with your designated number section by July 20 (detailed instructions for uploading will be provided in Canvas).

Judges and the community have access to presentations from July 20-24. Both can leave comments and feedback for your presentation. Winners will be announced on July 24.

Information for Guests

If you are not presenting or judging but would like to attend the Virtual Summer Expo, please register as a guest.


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