Conference Date: Saturday, April 12, 2014


Pre-Conference Activities


Location Time/Date
Abstracts Due
View Sample Abstracts

211 Holmes Hall

by 4:30 p.m. Friday, March 7

No abstracts will be accepted after 4:30 p.m., Friday, March 7, 2014
Please submit your registration and abstract by clicking here.

How to Give an Oral Presentation Workshop

Room 102
State Farm Hall

March 26
12-12:30 p.m.

How to Make a Poster Workshop*

Beckman Auditorium,
The Ames Library

March 24
12-1 p.m.

 *Poster materials are available to conference participants at the IWU bookstore, free of charge. Poster display size is 32" x 40."


Conference Schedule

Friday, April 11, 2014

4-7 p.m.

Educational Studies Presentations (The Ames Library) 

 Saturday, April 12, 2014

8:30 - 9:00 a.m.



Breakfast and Poster Setup (Atrium of CNS and Ames Library)

(Note to Participants: All posters, morning and afternoon sessions, should be up by 9 a.m.)

9:00 - 10:00 a.m.

Poster Presentations - Session A (Atrium of CNS)

10:00  - 11:00 a.m.

Oral Presentations - Session One (CNS)

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Oral Presentations - Session Two (CNS)

12:15 - 1:45 p.m.

Luncheon, Keynote Speech and Music Performances (Young Main Lounge)

Keynote speaker Paul Black on “The Long Road to Exciting Results: New Discoveries in DNA Charge Transport”

2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Poster Presentations - Session B (Atrium of CNS)

2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Presentation by Senior Art Students (Merwin & Wakeley Galleries)


Add Your Work to the JWPRC Online Archive

Students presenting at the JWPRC are invited to add their papers, presentations, artwork, scores or photos to the JWPRC Online Archive. The archive is a great way to share your knowledge, and you can use the URL on your resume or website.

The Ames Library is delighted to add your JWP work to the archive for you. You will need to send in a signed copy of the non-exclusive agreement, giving us permission to put your work online. You still maintain copyright over your creation. The "non-exclusive agreement form for students" can be found online.

Simply print out the form and send it to the attention of Stephanie Davis-Kahl, 201B Ames Library; you may also send it electronically to

Poster Presentations:  

Please fill out the form when you pick up your poster at the Circulation Desk in the library. Or, download the form below and send it to Stephanie Davis-Kahl, 201B Ames Library.

Oral Presentations:  Please send us a copy of your paper or PowerPoint along with the permission form.

Art Presentations or Music Performances:  Please send us the permission form, and we will be in touch regarding your work before the conference.

Please contact Stephanie Davis-Kahl ( with any questions!