Call for Papers: Point Park University to Host Graduate Students Conference March 11, 2023 Tuesday, December 20, 2022
After a hiatus due to the pandemic, Point Park University's Graduate Programs Committee is proud to announce the return of the Graduate Students Conference on Saturday, March 11, 2023, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Graduate students across all programs may submit their work for this informational, fun, fast-paced event.
- Abstract submissions due: Jan. 25, 2023
- Notification of acceptance: Feb. 8, 2023
- Final papers due: Feb. 22, 2023
New for this year: Presentations will utilize the Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) formatSubmissions will be vetted by the Graduate Programs Committee, and chosen finalists will then be invited to partake in the conference's Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition.
(3MT®) Format Presentation Rules:
- A single static PowerPoint slide is permitted. No slide transitions, animations or "movement" of any description are allowed. The slide is to be presented from the beginning of the oration.
- No additional electronic media (e.g. sound and video files) are permitted.
- No additional props (e.g. costumes, musical instruments, laboratory equipment) are permitted.
- Presentations are limited to 3 minutes maximum, and competitors exceeding 3 minutes are disqualified.
- Presentations are to be spoken word (e.g. no poems, raps or songs).
- Presentations are to commence from the stage.
- Presentations are considered to have commenced when a presenter starts their presentation through either movement or speech.
- The decision of the adjudicating panel is final.
The Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) is an academic research communication competition developed by The University of Queensland (UQ), Australia.
Point Park's conference will include a keynote speech, workshop and poster sessions, faculty roundtables and networking opportunities related to a variety of fields in which Point Park offers graduate programs including:
- Business administration (M.B.A.)
- Engineering management
- Health care management
- Psychology/community health
For questions or more information about the conference, please message email@example.com.