Call for Posters

Out in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (oSTEM) is no longer accepting poster proposals for the in-person 13th Annual oSTEM Conference 2023.

The oSTEM Annual Conference Poster Session is intended for undergraduate students, graduate students, and postdocs to showcase their research to other conference attendees. Anyone performing academic or industry research is invited to submit a poster for consideration.

We are no longer accepting posters. Thank you to everyone who has submitted!

Submission Milestones

  • Friday, June 30: Call for posters released
  • Friday, September 30: Final Deadline

Poster Display and Awards

Posters will be on display to all conference attendees during the day on Saturday. Poster submitters will be asked to remain with their poster and explain their research to interested attendees and judges during the Career and Graduate Fair Expo.

Awards will be given out to the highest-scoring undergraduate, graduate, and postdoc posters!


  • What are the recommended poster sizes?

    The maximum poster dimensions are 48" x 36".

  • How long will poster submissions be open for the conference?

    We will accept posters until September 30.

  • I submitted my poster but never received a confirmation email. Did you receive my poster submission?

    The Jotform is currently set up to send confirmation emails. If you do not receive one, please reach out to

  • How will the posters be displayed?

    We display the posters on an 8' x 4' free-standing corkboard with push pins.

  • I noticed the poster session is during the Career Fair and Graduate School Expo. Can I still attend the expo and present a poster?

    Yes! Please let the programming committee know that you plan on attending the career fair and promptly arrive at the start of the session. There will be about 20 minutes to attend after the session is over if you need additional time.

  • Do I need to bring my poster? Can you print it for me?

    Unfortunately, oSTEM cannot print your poster. We advise that you travel with your poster.

  • How will I know if my poster was accepted for the poster session?

    Posters will be accepted on a rolling basis and you will receive an email before October to tell you the outcome of your poster submission.

  • When can I set my poster up?

    Poster setup will be on Saturday morning and be available throughout the day on Saturday. Feel free to take a free moment to wander through the posters during the day.

  • Do students participating in the poster session receive a conference registration discount?

    Yes, students chosen to present their research during the poster sessions will receive a 20% discount code in their confirmation email. Our team of reviewers are volunteers and may need up to 14 business days to review submissions and confirm.

Additional Information

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