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You can present your work at the Symposium in a variety of formats:

Poster Presentation:

  • Posters should be a maximum of 44″ X 36″.
  • Please use the UWM poster template provided.
  • We will have a tripod easel and poster board set up for you in the UWM Student Union Ballroom. Posters will be attached to the display boards using binder clips that will be provided.
  • Please submit your poster for printing to our@uwm.edu by the due date April 15th, 2024 as a .ppt or .pdf file and title the file as LastName_FirstName. We will notify you when your poster is ready for pick up.
  • Poster set-up will be from 8:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. on April 26th.
  • Presenters should be available to discuss their posters on April 26th, 2024 from 10:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m.
  • Conference Poster Creation Workshop Video

Oral Presentations:

  • Presentations are scheduled for 12 minutes with an additional 3 minutes for a question-and-answer period. They will be scheduled 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. or 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • Sessions will be moderated and the time limit enforced.
  • Computers attached to digital projectors will be equipped with USB ports for flash drives. It is best to have multiple copies of your presentation saved in the cloud and on physical media. All rooms will be equipped with a computer, projector, and screen.
  • If additional equipment, including audio, is needed, please indicate this when you submit your abstract.

Performing Art:

  • Original performances can include literary readings, theater, music, or dance. Performances can also be a researched interpretation based on an existing work. Performances may be solo or ensemble.
  • Presentations are scheduled for 10 minutes with an additional 5 minutes for a question-and-answer period. They will be scheduled 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. or 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • If additional equipment or space is needed, please indicate this when you submit your abstract.

Visual Art:

  • All forms of visual art, including original painting, sculpture, photography, prints, textile arts, drawings, pottery, metal, etc., will be considered for acceptance as gallery exhibits.
  • When registering and submitting your abstract, please indicate special equipment and space needs (e.g., required space in square feet, required table space, or number of easels).
  • Exhibit set-up will be from 8:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. on April 26th.
  • Presenters should be available to discuss their posters on April 26th, 2024 from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

For additional space, technology, or accessibility needs please contact Kyla Esguerra (kylam@uwm.edu; phone, 414-229-2641)