Rules and Judging Guidelines

Judging Guidelines


Attendance

  • All students are strongly encouraged to participate in this department event (no matter their year). Giving a talk or poster will help you improve your communication skills and there are opportunities to win prizes.

Oral Presentations

  • Talks will take place both on Thursday the 8th and Friday the 9th of April (morning and afternoon).
  • Talks will be presented live and will be be 12 minutes long with 3 minutes of questions and will be timed. Any talk exceeding 15 minutes will be interrupted.

Poster Presentations

  • Posters will take place both on Thursday the 8th and Friday the 9th of April.
  • Poster sessions will start with an eLightning type format (<2 min summary), running through all presenters work. Poster presenters must submit a summary slide (to be presented during the eLightning intro) prior to the poster session.
  • Presenters will be allocated zoom breakout rooms to present their work in more detail in whatever format they prefer (recommended 2-5 powerpoint slides corresponding to poster "boxes") and answer any questions. See the rubric and come to Kevin’s presentation for additional guidelines on how to give a good talk.