Welcome to the GMiS Research Posters Competition Portal

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About the GMiS Research Poster Competition


Each year at the GMiS Conference, college students have the opportunity to showcase their latest research findings through a poster presentation to STEM professionals. Recognized as Rssearch Scholars, students are encouraged to present individual and unclassified research performed as part of their dissertation, master thesis, senior project, co-op, internship or research experiences.The purpose of the GMiS Research Poster Competition is to:


The 2023 GMiS Research Poster Competition


The 2023 GMiS Research Poster Competition (RPC) will be held in-person on Thursday, October 12 (Graduate Students) and Friday, October 13 (Undergraduate Students) as part of the 2023 GMiS Conference, in Pasadena, CA. All entries will also be showcased in a virtual Research Scholars Exhibit Hall.

Undergraduate and graduate students, from traditionally underrepresented groups in STEM, are invited to submit an abstract and present a poster on their ongoing/current research project. Participants will also have the option to submit a three-minute YouTube video of their poster to be showcased online. Finalists will present their research to STEM professionals from industry, academia, and government agencies.


Competition Eligibility

Abstract Submission


Go to gmisaccess.org and create or reset your account. After you complete your profile, navigate to the Research Posters Competition link, and begin the process to submit your abstract and/or optional video link. Be mindful of the deadlines to submit each required/optional component.


Be sure to register for the GMiS Conference.

Conference Registration


STEP 1: Register for the 2023 GMiS Conference. Conference registration is required to participate in the 2023 GMiS Research Poster Competition. Conference registration will be verified before an abstract is approved.

STEP 2: In your registration, please indicate you are interested in the Research Poster Competition.

STEP 3: Be sure to login to gmisaccess.org to complete the submission of your abstract.


Registration Fee


The 2023 GMiS Conference Early-Bird Student Rgistration is $175. The registration fee does not include housing. Registrants must make their own hotel arrangements. A preferred listing of hotels is available through the conference website. If you are a non-CAHSI student, and would like financial support to only lower the registration fee to $99, please contact [email protected] for more information with your request.




If a student chooses to cancel the registration for the Conference, he/she must email [email protected]. The last day to cancel and request a refund is Friday, September 8.


Virtual Research Scholars Exhibit Hall


As part of the student experience, GMiS will host a virtual Research Scholars Exhibit Hall to showcase the excellence in research innovation and design processes. This virtual hall will host all the abstracts, posters, presentations, video links, and contact information for the presenters. Conference attendees will have access to the Research Scholars Exhibit Hall to read the abstracts, view the posters, listen to the presentation videos and contact the presenter for follow-up discussion questions on their research.



Wednesday, September 6
11:59 PM PDT


Priority Deadline - Research Posters Competition - Abstract Submission


Friday, September 8


Conference Cancellation Deadline


Monday, September 13


Research Posters Competition – Finalists Priority Notifications (Does Not Apply to CAHSI Students)


Friday, September 15


Early-Bird Student Registration Deadline ($175 w/o hotel). Please email [email protected] for a reduced registration rate.


Wednesday, September 20


Courtesy Reminder - 21-Day Advance Airfare


Friday, September 29


Late Deadline - Research Posters Competition - Abstract Submission (Does Not Apply to CAHSI Students)


Wednesday, October 4


Research Posters Competition - Finalists Late Notifications


Thursday, October 12
2:30 PM – 5:30 PM PDT


Graduate Student Session


Friday, October 13
10:00 AM – 1:00 PM PDT


Undergraduate Session

For further details on the abstract content and formatting, poster presentation, judging information, how to create the video, how to upload the video to YouTube and obtain a URL to your video, please Download the 2023 RPC Guidelines.