Conferences & Symposia

ACC Meeting of the Minds Conference, 2018

April 6-8, 2018
Boston College
Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts

Each year, 5-10 outstanding undergraduate researchers (accompanied by a faculty/staff member)  from each ACC university gather at a host university to present their research, either verbally or as a poster. At most universities the student delegates are chosen through a refereeing process. 

Call for Proposals (docx)

AAAS Annual meeting

February 15-19, 2018
Austin, Tx

The AAAS Annual Meeting is interdisciplinary and inclusive. Each year, our community gathers together to discuss recent developments in science and technology. Below you’ll find stories from many of our attendees.


November1-4, 2017
Phonenix, Az

When you attend the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), you join one of the largest communities of underrepresented minorities in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Students attend this conference to present their research, explore graduate schools, and network. Research faculty and program directors play an essential role in mentoring students and strategies for facilitating student success.

Deadline for Travel Fellowship, August 25, 2017
More information on ABRCMS Travel Grant


October 19-21, 2017
Salt Lake City, Utah

The SACNAS National Diversity in STEM Conference is three full days of cutting-edge science, professional development, training, and mentoring for students and scientists at all levels.

National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE)

March 21-25, 2018
Pittsburg, PA

The National Society of Black Engineers 44th Annual Convention (#NSBE44) demonstrates NSBE’s commitment to lead the United States in graduating 10,000 Black engineers annually by 2025.

National Conference on Undergraduate Research

February 15-17, 2018
Washington, D.C.

CUR Dialogues -  is designed to bring faculty and administrators to the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area to interact with federal agency program officers and other grant funders. Attendees will also have the chance to engage in several networking opportunities.

URN Travel Grant

Provide funding to undergraduates for travel, lodging, and meals related to a research conference or workshop. Students must be presenting at the conference or workshop to be eligible.

For more information visit the conference website. For more information about the UVa selection process please contact Brian Cullaty.