John Wesley Powell Research Conference


Conference Date: Saturday, April 13, 2019

Pre-Conference Activities

Event Location Time/Date


Abstracts Due
View Sample Abstracts


Online registration

March 8, 2019
4:30 PM

No abstracts will be accepted after 4:30 PM, March 8th, 2019
Please submit your registration and abstract by clicking here.


How to Make a Poster Workshop

Please Note:

The deadline to submit posters for printing is Sunday, April 7.

Ames Library Poster Printing details


Memorial Center

Davidson Rm.


March 20, 2019

11:00 AM - Noon


How to Give an Oral Presentation Workshop


State Farm Hall

Room 102

April 4, 2019

4:00 - 5:00 PM


Conference Schedule

 Saturday, April 13, 2019

8:30 - 9:00 a.m.



Breakfast and Poster Setup (Atrium of CNS and State Farm Hall)

(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 and State Farm Hall)

10:00  - 11:00 a.m.

Oral Presentations - Sessions 1-6 (CNS)

Oral Presentations - Educational Studies (SFH)

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

Oral Presentations - Sessions 7-12 (CNS)

Poster Presentations - Educational Studies (SFH)

12:00 - 1:45 p.m.

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

Keynote Speaker: Renèe Scheltema

2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Poster Presentations - Session B (Atrium of CNS)

3:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Presentations 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 permission form and send it to Stephanie Davis-Kahl, 070A 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!