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Student Project Symposium

Student student symposium
When: Wednesday, June 7, 2017, 5:00-6:30 PM
Where: Oregon Tech Wilsonville Campus
​Contact: Dawn Lowe-Wincentsen

The Student Project Symposium is an event intended to showcase the type of projects that students conduct during their studies at the Oregon Institute of Technology.

The event is held annually towards the end of Spring term, and it provides an opportunity for students from the different programs to share their work, as well as get to see other projects.

The Symposium includes project posters, and demonstrations. Students, faculty, family members, employers, educational and industrial partners, as well as other members of the public are invited to attend.

Event Schedule

4:00-5:00 PM Wilsonville Chamber of Commerce VIP Industry Partner Reception
5:00-6:30 PM Poster and demonstration session (Rooms 120, 122, 124, 125, 1st floor Commons)

** Food and refreshments provided

Student with poster at the 2016 student project symposium

Student Participants

Students from all programs are welcome to participate. Some programs may require participation in the Symposium as part of the Capstone Project for their program.

Students will be provided with vertical space to display their poster, as well as horizontal space project prototypes, demos, or similar displays. Additional requirements (e.g., access to a power outlet) must be requested in advance.

Students planning to participate in the Symposium must follow the two steps below:
  1. Send an e-mail to your faculty adviser or Program Director no later than April 15, 2017 with the following information:
    - Project title
    - Student(s) involved, and program(s) they will be representing
    - Brief description of your project
    - Any special requirements for project poser/demo setup
  2. Submit a poster (using the poster template provided) via e-mail to Dawn Lowe-Wincentsen (dawn.lowewincentsen@oit.edu) no later than May 24, 2017. Your poster will be printed for FREE and conveniently setup for you at the Symposium. 

Student participants who have not submitted their posters by May 24th must print their poster at their own cost (typical printing costs are approximately $20) and hand it to Dawn Lowe-Wincentsen at the Oregon Tech Wilsonville library no later than June 2nd, 2017.

Important Dates

Date Event
April 15, 2017 Students submit project information to corresponding faculty advisor or Program Director
May 8, 2017 Poster design workshop 3:00-4:00pm rm 201
May 17, 2017 Poster design workshop 10:00-11:00am rm 201
May 24, 2017 Video demonstrations due to Brittany Miles 
May 24, 2017 Submission of posters to Dawn Lowe-Wincentsen for FREE printing
June 2, 2017 Last day to hand in printed posters to Dawn Lowe-Wincentsen
June 7, 2016 Student Project Symposium 5:00-6:30 PM

logo for video contest
Owl's Eye View

Show off your senior design project in a short video contest!
Industry VIPs will judge the videos for a cash prize. Prizes will be presented at the Student Project Symposium on June 7.

Judging credentials

  1. Senior Design Project Videos should clearly communicate the workings and purpose of the project. For the contest, describe your project, its applications, and how it works in a creative manner for both technical and nontechnical audiences.Project completion is not required to enter the video contest.
  2. Senior Design Project videos should be creative
    • Humor
    • Animation
    • Design specifcations
    • Narrative elements (does your project tell a story?)
    • Project demonstration

To enter the contest

  1. Upload your completed 3-minute-or-less video to your personal YouTube page
  2. E-mail Brittany.Miles@oit.edu by May 24 with your
    • Team Members Names
    • Project Title
    • Academic Program
    • YouTube link to your video
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