Tuesday, March 11, 2014
WHAT IS URC-PA?
The URC-PA poster Conference is an educational event allowing the undergraduate students enrolled in Pennsylvania’s colleges and universities to showcase their research talents to the Commonwealth’s key decision-makers. All fields of research are encouraged. As a participant, you will spend the day in the Pennsylvania Capitol Building, share experiences and ideas with your counterparts from other schools, and enlighten your state legislators on the topics that are important to you and our society. When possible, a visit to either the Senate or House Chamber is part of the day’s events.
WHEN IS THE URC-PA POSTER CONFERENCE?
The 12th URC - PA will take place March 11, 2014.
WHAT WILL HAPPEN DURING THE URC-PA POSTER CONFERENCE?
The Tentative Agenda for March 11, 2014 is available. Click here to view. The Organizing Committee is pleased to announce that Dr. Graham F. Hatfull, Eberly Family Professor of Biotechnology, University of Pittsburgh, HHMI Professor, Phages and tuberculosis, has graciously accepted the offer to provide the keynote address.
WHERE IS THE URC-PA POSTER CONFERENCE?
The event is held in the East Wing Rotunda located in the Capitol Complex, Harrisburg. The registration desk is located in the East Wing Rotunda, opposite the Capitol Shop.
Please note: Although the Capitol is a public building, all visitors must pass through the security inspection including metal detectors. All bags and packages will be x-rayed, and are subject to hand inspection. Personal items may be hand-inspected. Please allow extra time for the security screening.
In January of 2014, an email will be sent to academic officers/advisors of all colleges and universities within the Commonwealth announcing the date of the event and the information for registration. Since the selection process may vary at each school, interested students should check with their institution to determine if there is an internal process for participation. The URC-PA registration process is outlined below:
FOLLOW THESE EASY STEPS TO REGISTER:
WHAT MY ADVISOR NEEDS TO KNOW:
Questions regarding your participation? Contact Melissa at 717-772-0500 or via email at REG4URCPA@pasen.gov.