The Environmental Education Association of South Carolina is seeking individuals or groups/organizations to share research posters and oral presentations at the Southeastern Environmental Education Alliance’s Annual Conference in Columbia, SC on Thursday, September 24, 2020.
Note: General conference session proposals should be submitted separately HERE.
Proposal Submission Deadline EXTENDED: April 15, 2020 due to Covid-19 disruption.
Research Symposium Theme: Environmental Legacy: It’s Our Story. Past, Present, and Future.
Research Symposium Strands:
Research Symposium Session Types: In your proposal, you will be asked to indicate your preferred session type. If accepted, the conference committee will accommodate your request to the extent possible.
● Poster – Posters should be printed to a dimension of 4’ x 6’. Scaled down versions of the poster are recommended to be printed as handouts to a dimension of 8.5” x 11”.
● Science Café Table Topic – This format will be done in 20-minute session in a roundtable discussion in small groups of no more than 10 people. No PowerPoint presentation is required; however, props, demonstrations, specimens, etc. are strongly encouraged. This format is designed to be an informal discussion between expert and educator.
● Oral Presentation – Presentations will be 15 minutes in length with an additional 5 minutes for audience questions. A laptop, LCD projector, and speakers (upon request) will be provided.
Proposal Review and Acceptance: Research Symposium session proposals will be reviewed by committee and speakers will be notified whether their proposals are accepted for presentation by April 15, 2020.
Symposium Registration Fees: Symposium presenters may register at the Early Bird rate of $180 before August 24, 2020 or the regular conference rate of $200 after August 24, 2020. Students and SEEA Leadership Team members may register at the discounted rate of $150. Presenters who attend for their session ONLY do not need to register for the Conference.