This year's conference has been cancelled to maintain social distancing during the COVID 19 outbreak. However all abstracts and any additional content are available via Digital Commons .

Conference Date: Saturday, April 4, 2020

Pre-Conference Activities

Event Location Time/Date


Abstracts Due
View Sample Abstracts


Online registration

Feb. 28, 2020
4:30 PM

No abstracts will be accepted after 4:30 PM, February 28th, 2020
Please submit your registration and abstract by clicking here.


How to Make a Poster Workshop

Recording from last year's workshop 

Please Note:

The deadline to submit posters for printing is Sunday, March 29.

Ames Library Poster Printing details



State Farm Hall

Room 102


March 18, 2020

11 AM-Noon


How to Give an Oral Presentation Workshop

Recording from last year's workshop


State Farm Hall

Room 102

March 25, 2020

4-5 PM


Conference Schedule

 Saturday, April 4, 2020

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)

10:00  - 11:00 a.m.

Oral Presentations - Sessions 1-4 (CNS)

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

Oral Presentations - Sessions 5-8 (CNS)

12:00 - 1:45 p.m.

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

Keynote Speaker: John D’Agata

2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Poster Presentations - Session B (Atrium of CNS)


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!