Abstract Submission, Posters, and Awards

Poster Session Registration (Registration is closed)

Poster Session and Competition

From late morning on Day 2 of the symposium, there will be a poster session highlighting neuromodulation research.

During the poster session, there will be a competition for all non-faculty presenters in which top posters will be awarded with a certificate and monetary prize at the Closing Ceremony on April 13 We will select 1st place, 2nd place, and 3rd place winners. To participate in the Poster Competition, the presenter of the poster must be the first author (non-faculty) and available for the judges during the official poster viewing session.

Guidelines for Poster Presentation

The poster dimensions must be no larger than 48” wide x 48” tall. Posters larger than this size will be hung behind neighboring submissions. Push pins will be provided to secure the poster onto the poster panel.

Highlight Talks

All participants who have been accepted to present a poster at the Symposium and are listed as the first author will be eligible for consideration to present their research as a brief Highlight Talk in a Plenary Session.

Travel Awards

Travel Award Registration (Travel Award submission is closed)

National and international students and postdoctoral researchers who are presenting posters at the Symposium are invited to apply for a travel award. We encourage presenters to submit their application before February 2nd. For those receiving travel awards we will also provide:

  • Complimentary admission to our program
  • Reimbursement of travel expenses of up to $750 for those traveling within the U.S., or up to $1250 for those traveling outside U.S. relating to your participation. Expenses will be reimbursed after the conclusion of the symposium, as allowable by the University of Minnesota policy (e.g., flight, hotel, transportation, meals).

Please note you must attend in person and present your poster in order to receive the travel award.

Travel Award Application:

To apply for the travel award, please register via the link above and email the required documents, listed below, to neuromod@umn.edu by February 16, 2018 (11:59 PM Local time). Selected awardees will be notified by March 9, 2018.

  1. One support letter from supervisor/advisor, which also includes confirmation that the applicant is a student or postdoctoral researcher.
  2. Applicant’s CV (up to 2 pages).

We will send you a confirmation email that we have received your submission by February 19, 2018 (local time). If you do not receive this confirmation, please contact us immediately.

Travel Award Selection Criteria:

  1. Confirmation of applicant as a student or postdoctoral researcher
  2. Originality and significance of applicant’s work
  3. Demonstration of independence of the applicant for presented work
  4. Need for financial support to attend the meeting

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