Graduate Conferences

The inaugural University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI) Multidisciplinary Graduate Research Conference (UMGRC) is a pan-Canadian, refereed, academic conference designed to showcase the work of graduate students at UPEI and beyond.

The theme of the conference is, “Emerging Scholars: Illuminating Graduate Research.” The conference will offer graduate students across Canada the opportunity to present their graduate research with either a poster or a paper presentation, acquire skills and knowledge through workshops, and participate in dialogue and discussion between and within disciplines.

Call for Presentations: First Annual UPEI Multidisciplinary Graduate Research Conference

The first annual graduate research conference will be held from August 6 to August 8, 2015, at the University of Prince Edward Island. Students in any graduate program from across Canada are invited to submit a presentation abstract by June 10, 2015. Proposals received after this date will not be considered.

The “multidisciplinary” aspect of the conference relates to our objectives: to showcase and highlight all graduate research. You may submit an abstract from any discipline and it will be considered.

Important Dates

  • June 10: Deadline for submission of proposals
  • June 11 – 30: Peer review of proposals
  • July 1 – 8: Notification of results
  • July 9: Program available on GSA website
  • August 6 – 8: UPEI Multidisciplinary Graduate Research Conference
  • Winter 2016: Conference proceedings to be published

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