Student Presentation Awards at CERF 2023

All student presentations that requested to be judged will be assessed and eligible for CERF Student Presentation Awards. Judges will be CERF 2023 attendees who have volunteered to assess student presentations within their field of expertise. You can volunteer to become a judge through the CERF Conference registration form.

It is recommended that students take the Judging Criteria into consideration when preparing presentations.

View the Judging Criteria

Prizes will be awarded for the following categories:

  • Best Undergraduate Poster Presentation
  • Best Undergraduate Traditional Oral Presentation
  • Best Undergraduate Lightning Oral Presentation
  • Best Graduate Poster Presentation
  • Best Graduate Traditional Oral Presentation
  • Best Graduate Lightning Oral Presentation

The three highest-ranking student presentations, in no particular order, will be awarded in each category and students will receive a cash prize.

The awards ceremony will be held at the Close-Out Party on the evening of Thursday, November 16. Judging forms (either paper or electronic) with written feedback will be made available to presenters after the conference. Contact Student Judging Co-Chairs Kelly Darnell ([email protected]) or Zack Darnell ([email protected]) for more information.

Links to helpful tips for creating an outstanding presentation: