Undergraduate Digital Flash Talk Contest (Astrobiology)

There will be an Undergraduate Digital Flash Talk Contest, sponsored by the ELSI-Firstlogic Astrobiology Program, whose program goals include support for early career students in Astrobiology. The final prize will be sponsored conference attendance. Express your interest through the application form if you are interested. Please note that in order to participate in the contest you must complete the application form and submit an abstract. Uploading details will be provided soon!

Logistical Details

Deadline: March 15, 2020 23:59 Japan Time

Eligibility: Undergraduate student on March 15, 2020

Upload Form: COMING SOON

Audio File Format: Any audio file format is acceptable. No videos.

Winner Selection: The winning presentation will receive a travel grant, sponsored by ELSI-Firstlogic Astrobiology Program, to attend AbGradCon 2020 that will cover all costs associated with the conference, including international travel and accommodation. The top-scoring talks will also be featured on the AbGradCon website for your peers and colleagues to enjoy.

Digital Flash Talk Details

Length: 3-5 minutes

Slides: No slides

Speaker: Only yourself

Contents: Explain your research in broad terms to a another undergraduate who is majoring in a STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics)-related field.

Judging Criteria: Clarity of Presentation, Accessibility to Those Outside of field, Scientific Content


Apply to take part here https://www.abgradcon.org/undergraduate-contest


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