Call for Abstracts: UMSS20

Join the hundreds of students presenting their research work and creative activities on Friday, April 17, 2020!

The 2020 UMaine Student Symposium (UMSS20) has an open call for abstracts until March 13, 2020. All students – undergraduate or graduate – from the University of Maine or University of Maine Machias are invited to present their projects with a poster, oral presentation or exhibit that describes the focus, method or process, and outcomes of their work.


UMSS20 is the ultimate event of Maine Impact Week in which to share important discoveries and innovations with the general public and peers. All disciplines are invited to participate in UMSS20 by presenting, judging, or volunteering in a variety of ways.

Submission Deadline: 3/13/20
Acceptance notifications will be sent via email on or before 3/23/20
Event Date: Friday, April 17th, 2020
Event Location: Alfond Arena, Orono, ME 04469

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*All submissions are final. The abstract and information provided will be the version used for all event materials and there will be no opportunity to make revisions once submitted.

*All submissions must be reviewed and pre-approved by the faculty mentor associated with the project. Any submissions without faculty mentor approval will not be accepted.

The 2020 UMaine Student Symposium is presented with generous support from the Alton ’38 and Adelaide Hamm Campus Activity Fund.