Student Presenters

Presenter Eligibility

  • Only currently enrolled undergraduate students are eligible to present.
    • Graduate students, postdocs, staff, and faculty are not permitted to present and should not be included on the application.
  • Students must select their preferred presentation format on the application.
    • Due to space and time limitations, submissions received by the priority deadline will be prioritized first.
  • Poster presentations allow students to present individually or as a group.
    • Groups are limited to four students total.
  • The research mentor listed on application must be associated with a University of Miami school or department.

Presenter Application Timeline

Date Action Item
February 1 Intent to Present Opens
February 26 Application Portal Link Emailed to Students
March 8 Priority Submission Deadline
March 20 Final Submission Deadline
March 26 Mentor Abstract and Visual Element Final Approval Due

How To Apply

1. Declare Intent to Present

Due Friday, March 1, 2024

Declaring your Intent to Present is the first step to officially becoming part of this annual event. 

You will not need to submit an abstract or any other materials at this time.

Please review the sample form linked below prior to submitting your own form.

Sample Form Submit Intent to Present

2. Prepare Presentation Materials

Once you declare your intent to present, you'll receive an email with instructions for submitting your abstract and materials.

In the meantime, review the sample abstract and visual element requirements, and work with your research mentor to compile the necessary items.

•Project Title •Poster or 3MT Slide 
•Abstract (Maximum 250 Words) •Research Mentor Contact Information
•Professional Looking Headshot •Co-Presenter Information (if applicable)
Abstract Guidelines Poster Guidelines Oral Presentation (3MT) Information

3. Submit Materials

Due Friday, March 15, 2024

Submit abstract and visual element using the link sent to your UM email address.

Note: Priority deadline is Friday, March 8, 2024.

4. Mentor Approval

Due Wednesday, March 20, 2024

All research abstracts and associated visual materials require approval from your research mentor.

After submitting your materials, an email will automatically be sent to your mentor asking them to review your abstract and visual element.

To help ensure your RCIF participation is not impacted, please work with your mentor to make any changes to obtain their approval before the deadline.

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