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Student Project Symposium

Student student symposium When: Thursday, June 2, 2016, 5:00-7:00 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, demonstrations, and a few selected oral presentations. 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
5:00-7:00 PM Poster and demonstration session (Rooms 120, 122, 124, 125)
6:00-7:00 PM Award winning oral presentations

** Food and refreshments in Room 106.

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 advisor or Program Director no later than April 11, 2015 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. Three or four projects will be selected by the awards committee for oral presentations. Finalists will be announced on May 11th.

  3. Submit a poster (using the poster template provided) via e-mail to Dawn Lowe-Wincentsen (dawn.lowewincentsen@oit.edu) no later than May 16, 2016. 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 16 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 May 27th, 2016.

Important Dates

Date Event
April 11, 2016 Students submit project information to corresponding faculty advisor or Program Director
May 4th & 10th, 2016 Poster design workshops
May 11, 2016 Announcement of finalists for oral presentations
May 4, 2016 Student Project Symposium Announcement and invitation sent out to external constituents
May 16, 2016 Submission of posters to Dawn Lowe-Wincentsen for FREE printing
May 25, 2016 Last day to hand in printed posters to Dawn Lowe-Wincentsen
June 2, 2016 Student Project Symposium 5:00-7:00 PM

Industry Partners:

wilsonville chamber

Proudly invites Industry Partners for a VIP reception. Industry partners are invited to learn more about the amazing programs and graduates of Oregon Tech.

Reception immediately proceeds the Student Symposium.
4:00-5:00 PM  RSVP HERE