2018 Annual Research Symposium

Poster created by RI C-AIM student Rennie Myers

Want to learn more about RI C-AIM? Come to this year’s Research Symposium!

The Rhode Island NSF EPSCoR Track-1 program will present the 2018 Annual Research Symposium on Monday, April 9, at the University of Rhode Island-Kingston Campus. 


A showcase of research from institutions throughout the Ocean State, the event this year will feature presentations on the RI C-AIM initiatives, including details about upcoming projects such as the Narragansett Bay Observatory and the Rhode Island Data Discovery Center. A poster session of marine life science and climate change research by faculty, researchers, and students, funded by RI EPSCoR and the RI Science and Technology Advisory Council (STAC), will also be on tap. Researchers from other RI EPSCoR tracks also invited to present their work.

Check-in, poster set up, and light refreshments begin at 9:15 a.m. at URI’s Memorial Union, 50 Lower College Road. A RI C-AIM development session with be held for students and postdocs beginning at 8:30 a.m. The poster presentation, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., will take place in the Union atrium. A working lunch will follow. 

Tours of RI EPSCoR-supported facilities-RI Genomics & Sequencing Center, Molecular Characterization Facility, and the RI Consortium for Nanoscience & Nanotechnology Lab-at the University of Rhode Island will be offered. 


Accepted posters:  Maximum poster size is 36” x 48″ and landscape orientation is preferred.   Boards/easels and pushpins will be provided. An abstract booklet of the day’s agenda and speaker bios will be available online. *Nota Bene: By registering, all participants agree to be included in photography for promoting the event and RI C-AIM in future publications.

LOGO REQUIREMENTS: Please display the RI C-AIM logo on your posters. Acknowledgement to RI NSF EPSCoR should either be written as ‘RI NSF EPSCoR’ or with the RI NSF EPSCoR logo. Acknowledgement of NSF must include the appropriate acknowledgement language, and may also include the NSF logo.

For questions about the event, contact Sally J. Beauman (sbeauman@uri.edu); for questions about posters, contact Jim Lemire (jlemire@rwu.edu).

Click here for current agenda
Click here for abstract list

Directions to URI & Parking

For directions to URI, click here.

Symposium attendees will be able to park at the Fine Arts South Visitor Lot. A visitor’s pass will be emailed to all CURRENT registrants. For a searchable map of the Kingston Campus, click here.

For information about on-campus transportation, visit web.uri.edu/parking/on-campus-tranpsort

(Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.)

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