Application for Undergraduate Poster Presentation

Use this application form to submit an abstract for the Undergraduate Poster Session at the annual CAMWS meeting. A monetary prize will be awarded to the undergraduate who gives the best presentation of an outstanding poster. The winner of this prize will be announced at the Annual CAMWS Business Meeting.

ABSTRACT GUIDELINES: Abstracts must include sufficient information for reviewers to judge the nature and significance of the topic, the adequacy of the investigative strategy, the nature of the results, and the conclusions. The abstract should summarize the substantive results of the work and not merely list topics to be discussed. You MUST also include a description of the layout of the poster you intend to present. Abstracts should be no more than 250 words, formatted according to the guidelines for all CAMWS Submissions. Abstracts highlight major points of your research and explain why your work is important; what your purpose was, how you went about your project, what you learned, and what you concluded.

Be sure that you have consulted these Formatting Guidelines for CAMWS Submissions before submitting the abstract for your poster presentation. Note that you should submit only an abstract, not the finished poster or complete presentation. After submitting the application you will receive an email confirmation. 

NOTA BENE: Undergraduate students submitting a poster abstract must receive the endorsement of their professor to be considered by the Program Committee. Be sure to discuss this submission with your professor in advance and let the professor know that, upon submission of this abstract, he or she will automatically receive an email message requesting such endorsement.

Anyone submitting an abstract for a panel, individual paper, or poster presentation or proposing or participating in a panel, workshop, or round-table discussion, must be a current CAMWS member. If you select "No", you will be redirected to the membership page to join CAMWS. You will then have to return to this page to submit your proposal. If there is a second author/presenter for this abstract, please confirm now that this person is a current member.
Please note that this person will receive an email requesting endorsement of your poster. Your proposal cannot be accepted without such an endorsement, It is recommended that you discuss this submission with a professor prior to submission.
Please note that all poster presenters must be current members of CAMWS and plan to present the poster at the conference in Birmingham.

Please upload here an abstract describing the project on which this poster is based. Be sure that you have consulted these Formatting Guidelines for CAMWS Submissions before submitting your abstract.

Files must be less than 2 MB.
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: rtf doc docx.

You will receive an email confirmation upon submission of this abstract. If you have any questions or concerns about this submission, please contact

Before clicking submit, please make sure you have completed all required fields (marked with an asterisk) and please be sure you have chosen your file using the 'Choose file' button, AND clicked the 'Upload' button after selecting the file for your abstract. The form cannot be submitted until that file has been sent to our server using the 'Upload' button. Thank you.