Guideline for Presenters


Travel Awards: Six travel awards of $150 will be awarded to students based on accomplishments and the submitted abstracts.

Best Poster Award: Three poster awards of $200 will recognize excellence in research, poster design, and presentation.

Guidelines for Oral Presenters:

Please bring your presentation on a memory stick and load it on the podium computer before the start of your designated session. Widescreen layout (16:9) for slides is preferred.

Guideline for Poster Presenters:

Presenters should have their posters in place in the morning coffee break. Poster session will be at 1PM.

The poster boards are about ½ inch thick foam core and we use push pins to hang the posters. Each poster must fit into a 4’ X 4’ space.

Other Information

We encourage business formal dress for attendees.

The symposium will include both a continental breakfast and lunch.

A block of hotel rooms has been reserved at the Hilton Garden Inn Ames for conference attendees arriving on Sunday, May 10th and departing on Monday, May 11th. You can book a room by calling the hotel (515-233-8000) and requesting the “Grt Plains Catalysis” Block or going online. The group code is “CATAL” and the group name is “Grt Plains Catalysis”. The negotiated rate is $115/night.