Faculty & Partner Poster Session

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SUBMIT your poster abstract

Faculty and university partners are invited to present posters on “big idea” research questions that go “Beyond Boundaries” and create knowledge and action that leads to resilient and sustainable rural futures in Nebraska, the Great Plains and beyond. Posters may feature research currently underway or ideas for future research that exemplify the Rural Futures Institute’s core values:

    • Bold
    • Inclusive
    • Opportunistic and Resilient
    • Transdisciplinary
    • Capacity Building
    • Creative
    • All Serving
    • Reflective and Collaborative
    • Sustainable


Submitting an Abstract

Abstracts (up to 250 words) are due October 18, 2013 and must be accepted for display. The Conference Poster Committee will review the abstracts and notify presenters of their acceptance via email by October 22, 2013.

Note: Undergraduate and graduate student poster competitions will also be held at the conference.


Poster Format

    • Maximum poster size is 46 inches wide x 34 inches high – landscape orientation only.
    • Do not use less than an 18-point font for any text you mount.


At the Conference

    • Posters must be dropped off at the registration desk by 6:00 p.m., Sunday, November 3.
    • Posters will be set up for display and taken down by the conference staff.
    • You must be present with your poster during the poster session and reception, 5-7 p.m., Monday,November 4.
    • Posters must be picked up from the registration desk by 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 5, 2013.


Dates & Deadlines

August 1 Poster competition details released
October 18 Poster abstracts due by 5 pm CST
Poster abstracts can be sumbitted via ruralfutures.nebraska.edu/generalposter 
October 22 RFI notifies presenters of acceptance
November 3 Posters must be dropped off at conference registration desk by 6 pm CST
November 4 Poster session at Rural Futures Conference
November 5 Posters picked up from conference registration desk by 4 pm CST



If you have questions regarding the faculty and university partner poster session, contact Rachael Herpel at rherpel@nebraska.edu or +1-402-472-4977.