Conference Opportunities

Listed below are professional conferences that accept presentations by undergraduates. Some of the conferences are conventional conferences geared to faculty members and graduates but have an undergraduate research component. Others are specifically designed for undergraduate research. Be sure to check the sites for details on conference dates, deadlines for proposals (often far in advance of the actual conferences), and the types of presentations accepted.


ACC Meeting of the Minds
Arkansas Undergraduate Research Conference
Butler Undergraduate Research Conference
Clement S. Stacy Undergraduate Research Conference
Council on Undergraduate Research Posters on the Hill
Eastern Economic Association Annual Meetings (has Undergraduate Paper Sessions)
"Europe: East and West" Undergraduate Research Symposium Far West Popular Culture Association
IU South Bend Undergraduate Research Conference
MCLA Undergraduate Research Conference
NC State University Undergraduate Research Symposia
National Conference for McNair Scholars and Undergraduate Research
National Conference on Undergraduate Research
National Collegiate Honors Council Annual Conference
National Collegiate Research Conference
Nevada Undergraduate Poster Conference
Nevada Undergraduate Research Summer Poster Session
Nevada Undergraduate Research Symposium
Northeast Regional Conference
Old Dominion University Research Conference
Pacific University Undergraduate Research Conference
SIS Undergraduate Research Symposium
Southern California Conference for Undergraduate Research
Texas Tech Undergraduate Research Conference
UC Davis Undergraduate Research Conference
UC San Diego Undergraduate Research Conference
Undergraduate Conference on Research and Creative Practice
University of Massachusetts Undergraduate Research Conference
University of New Hampshire Undergraduate Research Conference
Undergraduate Research Day (University of Maryland)
UR Undergraduate Research Exposition
Utah Conference on Undergraduate Conference
Wayne State University Undergraduate Research Conference
Wheatley International Affairs and Conference

American and Pop Culture

Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
Midwest PCA/ACA
Northeast Popular Culture Association
Popular/American Culture Association in the South
Southwest Texas PCA/ACA


American Anthropological Association Annual Conference
American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting

Biological Engineering

Society for Biological Engineering


West Coast Biological Sciences Undergraduate Research Conference


Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students
Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting


American Economic Association
Economics Scholars Program Undergraduate Research Conference

Chemical Engineering

American Institute of Chemical Engineers


American Chemical Society National Conference


Conference for Undergraduate Research in Communication
Conference on College Composition and Communication
The Eastern Communication Association Undergraduate Scholars Conference
Undergraduate Communication Research Conference


The Congress on Research in Dance Conferences

Electrical Engineering

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers


Council of Writing Program Administrators Conference
Medieval Association of the Pacific
Miami University of Ohio Department of Classics Annual Undergraduate Classics Conference
National Undergraduate Literature Conference
Midwest Modern Language Association
Northeast Modern Language Association
Pacific Modern Language Association
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
Sigma Tau Delta International English Honor Society
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
South Central Modern Language Association
Undergraduate Literature & Creative Writing Conference
The Symposium: UCB Comparative Literature Conference
Western States Rhetoric and Literacy Conference


Undergraduate Ethics Symposium at DePauw University

Family and Consumer Sciences

American Association of Family & Consumer Sciences Conferences


American Public Health Association Annual Student Meeting


American Historical Association Conference
Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society
Southern Historical Association Conference
The Society for Military History
Undergraduate Conference in Medieval and Early Modern Studies
Western History Association Conference

Human Sciences

Undergraduate Research Community- Undergraduate Research Conference
KON Conclave’s Undergraduate Research Conference for the Human Sciences


Bluegrass Undergraduate Mathematics Symposium
Canadian Undergraduate Mathematics Conference
Catawba College Research Undergraduate Mathematics Conference
Eagle Undergraduate Mathematics Conference
Francis Marion Undergraduate Mathematics Conference
Hudson River Undergraduate Mathematics Conference
IL-MO Regional Undergraduate Mathematics Conference
Michigan Undergraduate Mathematics Conference
Mid-Hudson Mathematics Conference for Undergraduates
Midwest Undergraduate Mathematics Symposium
Northwest Undergraduate Mathematics Symposium
Pacific Coast Undergraduate Math Conference
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology Undergraduate Mathematics Conference
Shenandoah Undergraduate Mathematics and Statistics Conference
Smoky Mountain Undergraduate Conference on the History of Mathematics Conference
Spuyten Duyvil Undergraduate Mathematics Conference
Texas Oklahoma Research Undergraduate Symposium
Texas Undergraduate Mathematics Conference
Undergraduate Mathematics Conference in Washington
Women in Mathematics in New England
Young Mathematics Conference
YSU Phi Mu Epsilon Regional Conference

Mechanical Engineering

American Society of Mechanical Engineers


Southeast Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics
Symposium for Physics Students
Syracuse University Physics Undergraduate Research Day

Polical Science

Americans for Informed Democracy "2012: Challenge Accepted" Conference
Annual Claremont-UC Undergraduate Research Conference on the European Union
Midwest Political Science Association


Georgia Undergraduate Research in Psychology Conference
Great Plains Students’ Psychology Convention
Hudson Valley Undergraduate Psychology Conference
L. Starling Reid Undergraduate Psychology Conference
Psychology Undergraduate Research Conference
RMPA Convention
SEPA Online
Stanford Undergraduate Psychology Conference


American Academy of Religion Regional Meetings


AAAS Annual Meeting
Missouri S & T Undergraduate Research Conference
Sigma Xi Annual Meeting & International Research Conference

Social Sciences

CSU, SSRIC Student Research Conference
New York University’s Annual Undergraduate Research Conference
Southwestern Social Science Association

Women's Studies

Central Pennsylvania Consortium Annual Women’s Conference