Conference Agenda

Monday, April 12, 2021


8:00 AM: The Undergraduate Research Conference (URC) 2021 Symposium platform opens

to the public at the following link: symposium.foragerone.com/urc2021
Asynchronous reviewing and judging of the presentations can begin at this time. We
encourage reviewers, judges, mentors, and advisers to use the Commenting feature
in the URC 2021 Symposium platform to add comments and provide feedback to the
presenters.

Thursday, April 15, 2021


9:30 AM – 10:00 AM: Opening Ceremony with comments and videos by

Dr. Banks, Dr. Byker and Provost Lorden

10:00 AM – 10:25 AM: Dr. Tojan Rahhal’s Keynote Presentation and Q&A Time

(Thank you to the Office of Undergraduate Research for sponsoring
the Honorarium for the Keynote Presentation)

10:30 AM – 3:30 PM: Live Q&A Sessions with Oral Presenters (refer to the URC 2021
Symposium platform for the Q&A session times and Zoom link details

Friday, April 16, 2021


8:00 AM – 12:45 PM: Asynchronous reviewing and judging of the presentations continues.
*Judges should their judging completed and submitted by 1pm.
1:00 PM – 1:25 PM: Dr. Casey Rimland’s Alumna Presentation and Q&A Time

(Thank you to the Honors College for sponsoring the Honorarium for
the Alumna Presentation)

1:25 PM – 1:30 PM: Closing Remarks by Dr. Erin Banks and Dr. Erik Byker

Please note that the URC 2021 Awards will be announced by the OUR Office by Wednesday,
April 21. The OUR Office will also notify the students who won awards by email. Please consider
using Niners Commons to upload, document, and store your research presentation. Thank you
for your participation in the URC 2021!