Student Opportunities

Travel Grants

Application deadline is 13 April. 

Student Assistant

Volunteer students are needed for registration and audio/visual support during the conference. Student volunteers are required to be in attendance the entire conference, and be available to work 1/2 each day from Sunday through Friday. The students will work either the first or second shift (i.e., morning or afternoon). For volunteering, the student will get their registration fee waived and $25.00 per day for food allowance. This program is a first come, first serve basis. A limited number of students will be needed for the conference. Those students interested please contact Marissa Welch at

Award Opportunities

Students are strongly encouraged to submit oral and poster presentations. Monetary awards will be given for the best oral and poster presentations by student presenters at the conference. Participants should indicate their eligibility for student awards when submitting their abstracts.