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22nd annual International Graduate Student Conference (IGSC)

Our conference will be hosted by the East-West Center which is based in Honolulu, Hawaiʻi, U.S.A. from February 16- 18, 2023.
The IGSC conference activities will mostly be hosted in-person this year. However, some presenters may choose to present virtually if they are unable to attend the conference in-person.

REGISTRATION:

Conference registration will be open from mid December through January 22. We strongly encourage registering early! [registration link will be available in December]
 

Payments: We encourage all participants to pay via the online format. If that is not possible for you, please email: [email protected] and we can explore other options.

SHARE THE NEWS:

Please share your acceptance on your social media accounts to encourage people within your professional and academic circles to register to listen to your talk. Registration for guests will be open in late January or early February. In your post, be sure to include our website link: www.EastWestCenter.org/studentconference.

CONFERENCE PROMOTION:

The committee and East-West Center will be highlighting select abstracts through our social media outlets that address particularly timely, unique, or trending topics. If you are willing to have your abstract posted (including your topic, university affiliation, Twitter/IG handle, and headshot), please fill out the form which can be found in your acceptance letter email.

PRESENTATION MATERIALS:

Depending on the type of presentation you have been accepted for, please see the following for specifications on what you should begin preparing. We will host live sessions comprised of panels of 3-4 individual presentations of 15 minutes each, followed by Q&A at the end of each session. All program session participants are required to be present during their scheduled session. 

Academic talk or PowerPoint Style Presentation

Prepare materials you intend to use to help you present, and plan for a 12-15 minute talk followed by a Q&A segment. Virtual presenters: please also pre-record your presentation to be used in case of technical difficulties on the day of, or for asynchronous viewing of your presentation by attendees with timing conflicts.*

Performance

Prepare a performance up to 15 minutes long followed by a live Q&A for the remaining time, as well as a recording of your performance if possible (to be used virtually for asynchronous viewing by attendees with time conflicts)*

Poster Session or Art Work

Prepare a brief summary of your poster presentation or art piece in an audio recording up to 3-5 minutes along with the poster itself in pdf format or a photo of your art piece as a jpg file.*

  • Click here for some general guidelines for poster creation [coming soon]
  • Here are some poster templates provided by University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa’s Undergraduate Research Showcase 
  • Note: You are not required to use these formats or templates, but they can help get you started.

*Details for uploading the recording will be provided closer to the conference date

22nd annual International Graduate Student Conference (IGSC)

Our conference will be hosted by the East-West Center which is based in Honolulu, Hawaiʻi, U.S.A. from February 16- 18, 2023.
The IGSC conference activities will mostly be hosted in-person this year. However, some presenters may choose to present virtually if they are unable to attend the conference in-person.

REGISTRATION:

Conference registration will be open from mid December through January 22. We strongly encourage registering early! [registration link will be available in December]
 

Payments: We encourage all participants to pay via the online format. If that is not possible for you, please email: [email protected] and we can explore other options.

SHARE THE NEWS:

Please share your acceptance on your social media accounts to encourage people within your professional and academic circles to register to listen to your talk. Registration for guests will be open in late January or early February. In your post, be sure to include our website link: www.EastWestCenter.org/studentconference.

CONFERENCE PROMOTION:

The committee and East-West Center will be highlighting select abstracts through our social media outlets that address particularly timely, unique, or trending topics. If you are willing to have your abstract posted (including your topic, university affiliation, Twitter/IG handle, and headshot), please fill out the form which can be found in your acceptance letter email.

PRESENTATION MATERIALS:

Depending on the type of presentation you have been accepted for, please see the following for specifications on what you should begin preparing. We will host live sessions comprised of panels of 3-4 individual presentations of 15 minutes each, followed by Q&A at the end of each session. All program session participants are required to be present during their scheduled session. 

Academic talk or PowerPoint Style Presentation

Prepare materials you intend to use to help you present, and plan for a 12-15 minute talk followed by a Q&A segment. Virtual presenters: please also pre-record your presentation to be used in case of technical difficulties on the day of, or for asynchronous viewing of your presentation by attendees with timing conflicts.*

Performance

Prepare a performance up to 15 minutes long followed by a live Q&A for the remaining time, as well as a recording of your performance if possible (to be used virtually for asynchronous viewing by attendees with time conflicts)*

Poster Session or Art Work

Prepare a brief summary of your poster presentation or art piece in an audio recording up to 3-5 minutes along with the poster itself in pdf format or a photo of your art piece as a jpg file.*

  • Click here for some general guidelines for poster creation [coming soon]
  • Here are some poster templates provided by University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa’s Undergraduate Research Showcase 
  • Note: You are not required to use these formats or templates, but they can help get you started.

*Details for uploading the recording will be provided closer to the conference date