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Inaugural University of Michigan Research Symposium on Children and Adolescents
March 17, 2020
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Palmer Commons.

This event is a transdisciplinary conference involving units from across campus that will demonstrate the breadth and depth of research at the University related to children and adolescents (defined as prenatal to 22 years) and their families. Within this domain, the event will identify key research knowledge gaps and opportunities, foster research collaborations, and provide career development opportunities for early career researchers.

The symposium is open to University of Michigan faculty, staff, and early career researchers (e.g., students, post-doctoral fellows, etc.) who are interested in research related to children, adolescents and families. The event will include a keynote address, poster presentations, research awards and more.

Agenda
Registration
Abstract Submission Form

Symposium objectives

  1. To demonstrate the breadth and depth of research at the University of Michigan related to children and adolescents (defined as prenatal to 22 years) and their families.
  2. To identify key knowledge gaps and opportunities in research related to children and adolescents (defined as prenatal to 22 years) and their families.
  3. To foster research collaborations related to children and adolescents (prenatal to 22 years) and their families.
  4. To provide a career development opportunity for early career researchers who are interested in research related to children and adolescents (prenatal to 22 years) and their families.

Target Audience
University of Michigan faculty, staff, and early career researchers (e.g., students, post-doctoral fellows, etc.) who are interested in research related to children, adolescents and families.

Abstract Submission
University of Michigan faculty, staff, and early career researchers (e.g., students, post-doctoral fellows, etc.) are welcome to submit research abstracts that are related to children, adolescents (prenatal to 22 years) and/or their families. The symposium committee is pleased to accept abstracts from any discipline that are relevant to this research focus. Abstracts will be limited to 300 words.

Awards
Presenting authors will have the option for their abstract to be considered for a research award. If they wish to do so, they must agree to be available to provide a 10-minute presentation at the March 17, 2020 symposium if their abstract is selected for an award.

Timeline

  • Abstracts are due by 11:59 p.m. EST on February 1, 2020.
  • Presenting authors will be notified if the abstract was accepted or not by February 15, 2020.
  • Awardees will be notified by March 1, 2020.

FAQs

I already presented my abstract at another meeting. Can I still submit it to the U-M Research Symposium on Children and Adolescents?
Yes

I will not have all results ready at the time of submission but they will be available for the symposium. Can I still submit my abstract to the U-M Research Symposium on Children and Adolescents?
Yes

Contact youth-research-symposium@umich.edu with any questions.