Conference Presentations

Presenting your research at an academic conference, whether orally or through a poster, is a great way to showcase your research and receive feedback to challenge or push you in new directions. Presenting at conferences also facilitates building networks of academics and practicioners in your chosen field or discipline. Check out the Undergraduate Research and Experiential Learning Showcase that the Flatley Center for Undergraduate Scholarly Engagement hosts every year and our comprehensive list of conferences dedicated to supporting undergraduate research.


Conferences at Notre Dame


February 22-23, 2019

2019 Human Development Conference - Engaging with Empathy: a preferential option for the poor in development
The University of Notre Dame's Human Development Conference (HDC) is an annual, student-led conference that provides a platform for dialogue in which students from many academic backgrounds and disciplines can share their development-focused research. HDC strives to empower passionate students to learn more about a wide range of topics and network with other student researchers from across the country and the world.
Call for Papers deadline:  November 19, 2018

March 29-30, 2019

Notre Dame Student Peace Conference - Expanding Circles: Peace in a Polarized Age?
The Notre Dame Student Peace Conference is an annual peace studies conference, sponsored by the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, to provide space for dialogue and learning on important issues related to peacebuilding, global issues and social justice. This year's theme, Expanding Circles: Peace in a Polarized Age?, concentrates on inclusive approached to strategic peacebuilding in today's divided social, political, and international systems. To explore this question, the conference committee invites undergraduate and graduate students to submit interdisciplinary proposals that demonstrate how their work contributes to an inclusive peacebuilding approach.
Call for Proposals deadline: January 21, 2019

April 9, 2019

HCRI Cancer Research Day
The Harper Cancer Research Institute's (HCRI) Annual Cancer Research Day event showcases HCRI's multidisciplinary cancer research. Research Day is FREE and open to the public.
Abstract submission deadline: TBA

May 3, 2019

College of Science Joint Annual Meeting
The intent of the College of Science Joint Annual Meeting (COS-JAM) is to highlight the achievements of undergraduate students conducting research in all disciplines of science. Students present their original scientific research with faculty and students, in either an oral or poster format.
Submission deadline: TBA

May 20-22, 2019

Midwest Tumor Microenvironment Conference 2019
The Harper Cancer Research Institute is proud to host the 2019 Midwest Tumor Microenvironment (TME) Conference.
Abstract submission deadline: April 12, 2019