UHCS PhD Showcase 2017


All participants have been enrolled for the non-academic course COSC9000: PhD Showcase in UH Blackboard

Participant Final Details

Presenter Schedule

  • 11:30am-12:30pm - Presenter check-in/setup (we will give you your poster at this time)
  • 1:00pm - Welcome Remarks
  • 1:15pm - Poster Highlights (slide presentations)
  • 1:45pm - Poster Session A
  • 3:00pm - Poster Session B
  • 4:15pm - Closing
  • 4:30pm-5pm - Student breakdown

Poster Highlights (slide presentations)

  • This is your brief one minute verbal talk about your research in front of large audience.
  • You will present according to your poster number order

Poster Session

  • You will stand next to your poster during the duration of your assigned session (A or B) to discuss your research and answer any questions from the judges and passers-by.
  • Your poster and the information you provide will be judged at least 6 times, so it is important that you remain at your poster

Peer Judging

  • You are required to peer judge during the session you are not presenting your posters. For example, if you are presenting in session A, then you will judge in session B
  • You will judge anywhere from 3-5 posters

Other Information

  • Dress is business casual
  • Light refreshments will be provided
  • You will judge anywhere from 3-4 posters for the sessions you are assigned to judge. You will receive your poster assignments and judging forms during check-in
  • Here is a copy of the peer judging form for your reference

Participant Timeline and Requirements

  1. March 1 – registration deadline
  2. March 22 (10am-11:30am; PGH 563): attend Poster Design and Presentation Information Session
  3. March 27: draft poster submission deadline for critique. Submit via UH Blackboard
  4. April 5: final poster submission deadline UH Blackboard
  5. April 14: participate in PhD Showcase

Resources – Effective Poster Design and Presentations

  • Consult UH UH Blackboard for resource links to help create your poster and prepare you for the poster presentation