UMaine Student Symposium: Research & Creative Activity

At the University of Maine, students inspire creativity and leadership in the discovery of new knowledge that makes a direct difference to the people of Maine.

UMSS18 Program Overview – Tue. April 17, 2018, Cross Insurance Center, Bangor, ME

  From To Arena (posters/exhibits) Ballrooms/Meeting Rooms (Oral Presentations)



7AM 8AM Setup Easels – Volunteers Setup Computers/projectors – Volunteers
8AM 9AM Number easels/tables – Volunteers Load presentations – Volunteers
9AM 10AM Setup posters – presenters Check slides – AM Presenters
10AM 10:15AM Opening Ceremony  
10:30AM 12:15PM AM Session AM Session
12PM 1PM Lunch/Jazz Ensemble Check slides – PM Presenters
1PM 1:30PM Fellowship Awards – Provost  
1:30PM 3PM PM Session PM Session
3PM 3:30PM Afternoon break Reverse Job Fair setup – Invited Students
3:30PM 4PM  Keynote Speech  
4PM 5PM  Symposium Awards  


5PM 6PM Poster take down – Presenters Business connect / Reverse job fair
6PM 6:05PM   Prep for 3MT Presentations
6:05PM 6:10PM   Welcome
6:10PM 6:20PM   Top two 3 min thesis finalists
6:20PM 6:40PM   Door Prize Drawing
6:40PM 7PM   Wrap Up Event

Come and meet student researchers and scholars, see their posters and exhibits, hear their presentations, view short performances, participate in arts and humanities round-tables and discover the value of Maine’s only public research university.

The UMaine Student Symposium is free and open to the public.

Each and every visitor, presenter, co-presenter, author, and co-author planning to attend the symposium are required to individually register (it’s free!):

Watch this space for updates!

For more information on Poster Submissions.

For more information on Exhibit Submissions.

For more information on Oral Presentations.

Please visit our Schedule App for this event.

Please read our Book of Abstracts for a comprehensive summary of research.

For more information on Transportation.