The Symposium

2017 FMP Symposium is May 23, 2017
UC San Diego, Location To Be Announced
5:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Student registration will open at 3:30 and the doors will open to the public at 4:30.  All student participants in the FMP are required to present and must register. (form will be available in May)   The form DOES NOT work in Safari.  You have to use a different browser.  Click here for the how to present PowerPoint presentation.  Dress is business casual. Click here for last year’s program.OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Symposium Overview

  • Present a poster summarizing your research during one of two sessions
  • Visit other students’ presentations when you are not in session
  • You are expected to attend the entire event
  • Light refreshments will be served
  • The FMP Outstanding Faculty Award is presented during the symposium
  • Encourage your mentor to attend the symposium
  • Receive a certificate of achievement

2014 FMP (45)Symposium Schedule

  • 3:30 – 4:45: Set-up
  • 4:30: Doors Open to Public
  • 5:00 – 5:30: Opening remarks & Outstanding Mentor Awards
  • 5:30 – 6:30: Poster Session 1
  • 6:30 – 6:45 Break
  • 6:45 – 7:45: Poster Session 2
  • 7:45 – 8:00: Collect your poster

Details about the poster

  • OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAThe maximum dimension of the board is 48″ high by 70″ wide
  • The average poster is usually 36″ high by 48″ wide
  • The minimum poster size is 24″ high by 36″ wide
  • Posters should be landscape and are attached using clips and tape
  • Stick with a light, durable poster material
  • Posters may be made out of poster board with information attached or they can be printed, printed posters are more visually appealing

‘Poster Resources’ has poster creation tips, poster templates, & printing tips.

Images for your poster: