National Conference Abstract Submission

All attending member institutions should submit to present in the regular, concurrent, sessions at the National Conference. Submissions are due by October 18, 2015 at 11:59 PST. Please use the form below to submit for any (or all!) of the following categories:

Regular Session:

These are the primary, concurrent, sessions of the conference and provide a platform for NAGPS members to learn from, and help, each other by presenting on some of the effective and innovative programs/service they offer, or to present on a problem their government is facing. The sessions are 30 minutes in length, inclusive of questions, and can range on any topic involving graduate student government, including but not limited to:

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  • Leadership
  • Student Government Finance (Budgeting)
  • Government/Administration relations
  • New and Innovative programs
  • Professional Development programming
  • Social programming
  • Quality of life
  • Dealing with/Overcoming challenges and adversity

Ignite Session:

Similar to TED Talks, IgniteNAGPS #research provides the platform to share your life-shaping experiences, passions, and unique perspectives on research, advocacy and other topics of interest. Whatever your topic is (as long as it’s PG-13 or lower and not a sales pitch), share it with us in a submission below.

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  • Are 5 minutes (no more, no less) in length. (Yes, you will get the boot)
  • You can prepare 20 slides using any tool you want to use, but it has to be timed and auto-progressed.
  • Read these tips to gain your bearings.
  • Summarize and capture your research in its absolute essence to engage the audience
  • Include only essential details for understanding — more depth should be saved for side conversations after the presentations[/list]

Poster Session:

Looking to show off your research to a multi-disciplinary audience? Submit here to have your poster showcased at the National Conference!