Conferences, Seminars

Students with Dr. Gaines at 2018 ACC Meeting of the Minds Students with Dr. Gaines at 2018 ACC Meeting of the Minds
Students with Dr. Gaines at the 2018 ACC Meeting of the Minds
2018 ACC Meeting of the Minds Students 2018 ACC Meeting of the Minds Students
2018 ACC Meeting of the Minds Students
A significant benefit of working on a research project is being able to share your discoveries! The Office of Undergraduate Research encourages students to apply for both local and national conferences to present your project.


Funding may be available for UM students if their home department is willing to provide financial support as well. UGR will match up to $250.00 of the home department's commitment.  Please complete the Office of Undergraduate Research (UGR) Travel Funding Request  form and drop it off at Ungar 101. If you have any questions, please email us at

On Campus Opportunities

University of Miami Undergraduate Research, Creativity, and Innovation Forum (RCIF)
All UM students are encouraged to present their project at our annual RCIF
Location: Donna E. Shalala Student Center, Center Ballroom
Date: April 2nd, 2019
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Award Ceremony: 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. in Donna E. Shalala Student Center, East Ballroom


For students new to lab based research, review the seminar and email the Office of Undergraduate Research at with any questions on the content.

Local Conferences

2019 Life Sciences South Florida (LSSF) STEM Undergraduate Research Symposium
Date: April 6, 2019
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Location: Florida Atlantic University

National Conferences

ACC Meeting of the Minds Conference
Location: University of Louisville
Date: March 29-31, 2019

American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Annual Meeting
Location: Washington, DC
Date: February 14-17, 2019

American Psychological Association (APA) Annual Convention
Location: Chicago, IL
Date: August 8-11, 2019

Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT) 
Location: Washington, DC
Date: November 15-18, 2018

Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS)
Location: Indianapolis, IN
Date: November 14-17, 2018

Emory University Laney Graduate School STEM Research and Career Symposium 
Location: Atlanta, GA
Date: September 30 - October 2, 2018

Emerging Researchers National (ERN) Conference in STEM
Location: Washington, DC
Date: February 21-23, 2019

The Leadership Alliance National Symposium (LANS)
Location: Stamford, Connecticut
Date: July 26-28, 2019

National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR)
Location: Ohio State University
Date: June 28-30, 2019

New England Science Symposium
Location: The Joseph B. Martin Conference Center at Harvard Medical School 
Date: April 6, 2019

SACNAS Conference
Location: San Antonio, TX
Date: October 11-13, 2018

Society of Behavioral Medicine
Location: Washington, DC
Date: March 6-9. 2019

Southeastern Medical Scientist Symposium
Location: Vanderbilt University – Nashville, TN
Date: November 10-11, 2018