Writing Your Paper
Topics with direct or tangential relationship to science, engineering or mathematics are encouraged. Papers should fall into one or more of the following 3 categories:
- An original idea accompanied by supportive reasoning and data
- An experiment, invention or field work
- A review summarizing a topic of interest
The PPT or PDF presentation can be of any length, from 5 to 10 slides, and from a few minutes (5 min maximum for K-5) up to ten minutes (for 6-12).
Submitting your Paper
Due date for your PPT or PDF is no later than Tuesday, February 13, 2018
You should have had an abstract in before January 9, 2018
- Complete the procedure under "Overview" section
- Make sure you have an abstract acceptance email
- Login (Blue button on top right)
- Under "Author's Area"
- Select "Paper Status/Upload"
The committee will prepare proceedings to be distributed at the conference to all the participating Junior Engineers/Scientists.
The title page of your presentation should consist of a short biography, including your grade, educational and sporting interests, and any other pertinent information.
Who is eligible to participate?
Any student, kindergarten through high school, attending the conference as an official guest of a registrant is eligible to present a paper as a Junior Engineering & Science Speaker.
- Let us know your interest by having the parent or guardian conference attendee sign in to the website and, acting as proxy, use the normal conference abstract submittal process. Abstracts due date is Tuesday, January 9, 2018
- Complete the form with title and abstract
- Select session number 15.01 (Track 15 will open in December.)
- You will receive an E-mail confirmation of receipt
- Wait for an email confirming acceptance of your abstract (it might take a few days)
- PowerPoint presentations or PDFs due date is Tuesday, February 13, 2018.
Speakers at the Junior Conference should prepare a PowerPoint Presentation or PDF. Help from an adult is definitely allowed and encouraged, but the contents of the presentation MUST be the student's work. A laptop Mac with Microsoft Windows, PowerPoint, and PDF, LCD projector, a pointer, and a screen will be available for presenters. They will have an opportunity to practice prior to their presentation if they wish.
If you have any questions contact the Junior Conference Chair:
Mary Krikorian, Chair
Rich Terrile, Vice Chair
Christine Terrile, Vice Chair