Abstract submission for both ‘Abstract Presentation’ and ‘Lightning Talk’ is now closed for the 5th annual MU Plant Research Symposium

What are the differences between Abstract Presentation and Lightning Talk?

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Abstract Presentation:

The symposium committee will select four abstracts for the Abstract Presentation based on the work importance, the new and exciting research findings, and accessibility to a broad audience. Authors of the abstracts selected for the oral presentations will be informed by email mupltsciplantrese1@umsystem.edu by 17 February, 2021.

The allocated time for the presentation is 15 minutes followed by 5 minutes for questions. The applicants not selected for the Abstract Presentation will be considered for Lightning Talks upon request.

Lightning Talk:

All lightning talk presenters are requested to record a 4-5 min long video presentation about their research. The videos will be available on the Symposium website and will be evaluated by a selected judge committee. All Lightning Talks will be accepted.

Video presentation should be send to mupltsciplantrese1@umsystem.edu due by 23 February, 2021. For your own video success, do not wait until the last minute to send it.

The top three presentations will receive a prize based on the video presentation and Panel Discussion participation.