All graduate and undergraduate students involved in psychological research or related fields are encouraged to apply. Each student must have a faculty sponsor.
Priority for acceptance of a submission is as follows (ranked highest to lowest):
- Submissions based on completed research
- Submissions based on ongoing research projects
- Submissions based on proposals* for future research
*These represent fully developed research plans, including rationale, hypotheses, methods, and predicted results.
Complete the submission form at the following link: SPARC Submission Form
DEADLINE: Friday, March 21, 2014
ACCEPTANCE NOTIFICATION: Monday, April 14, 2014 (approximate)
The Structure of the Conference
We will be hosting both oral and poster presentations.
- Oral Presentations
Each presentation will be approximately 15 min in duration with an additional 5 min for questions and answers. Presenters are encouraged to develop their talks in PowerPoint, but accommodations for overheads will be made available.
- Poster Presentations
Each presenter will be assigned a free-standing 4' high by 5' wide bulletin board. Poster sessions will be approximately 1 hour in duration during which time the presenting author is required to be present.
The conference will consist of morning and afternoon sessions, culminating with a keynote address from our invited speaker.