Connecting Minds 2023Vancouver BC


Conference Timeline

  • January 23 2023: Early-bird fee registration ($45) and abstract (100 words max) submission begins
  • April 12 2023: Regular fee registration ($55) begins

Registration payment must be received from conference presenters by 11:59PM PST May 1, 2023 to secure your presentation space.

  • April 17 2023: Abstract submission closes

Abstracts must be received by 11:59PM PST. Conference presenters will be notified via email by the selection committee, within two weeks of submission, regarding their acceptance.

  • May 11 2023: Online registration closes
  • May 12- May 13 2023: Showtime!
Festivities commence and the conference is officially underway! Note: Dependent on seating availability, individuals MAY still be able to register for Connecting Minds 2023 on the day of the event. Please note that previous CM events have sold out early!


We welcome all to attend Connecting Minds 2023. However, as this is a conference highlighting undergraduate research, you must meet the following criteria in order to be eligible to present at Connecting Minds:

  1. Currently enrolled as an undergraduate student at a university or college, and/or
  2. Completed the research submitted for the conference while enrolled as an undergraduate student

Oral & Poster Presentations

Connecting Minds provides two distinct presentation mediums: Oral and Poster Presentations.

Oral Presentations are 15 minutes long, with an additional 5 minutes for Q&A. All rooms are equipped with data projectors. Connecting Minds will host a total of 24 oral presentations throughout the two-day event. In order to qualify for an oral presentation, submissions must be completed and of an empirical nature.

Poster Presentations will be held throughout the two day event at designated locations. Poster space is limited to a 4x4, square foot area, so please print your posters accordingly. Unfortunately, no extra space can be made available for posters which do not conform to the required measurements.

For additional details on creating the perfect poster or oral presentation please check out our FAQ page.

Connecting Minds reserves the right to assign presentation mediums at their discretion. We will do our best to accommodate your preference, however, we may be required to assign mediums in order to better suit the schedule. Presenters will be notified of their presentation medium once submissions have been processed.

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