Undergraduate Conference Opportunities

Students are encouraged to explore the following academic conference opportunities; each link provides detailed information about how to submit a proposal to present your research.


Edinburgh Fringe Conference (Edinburgh, Scotland)

Every year, thousands of performers take to hundreds of stages all over Edinburgh to present shows for every taste. From big names in the world of entertainment to unknown artists looking to build their careers, the festival caters to everyone and includes theater, comedy, dance, physical theater, circus, cabaret, children’s shows, musicals, opera, spoken word, exhibitions, and other events.

American Psychological Association Annual Convention

APA is the leading scientific and professional organization representing psychology in the United States, with more than 115,700 researchers, educators, clinicians, consultants, and students as its members.


SAS Analytics Experience

You know that data matters, that a line of code can change the world, that analytics insight is imperative to stay ahead of today’s constant technological change. Tap into the best and brightest analytical minds at Analytics Experience and discover how you can be the catalyst to boost growth, capture markets, and spur digital transformation.

International Conference on Neurovascular Events after Subarachnoid Hemorrhage (or Vasospasm 2017)

This is a meeting traditionally for neurosurgeons, stroke neurologists, neuro-ICU physicians, vascular biologists, neuroscientists, emergency medicine physicians, and stroke researchers, to get together, and share new development, to present their research.

Society of Christian Philosophers

The Society of Christian Philosophers was organized in 1978 to promote fellowship among Christian philosophers and to stimulate study and discussion of issues that arise from their Christian and philosophical commitments. One of its chief aims is to go beyond the usual “philosophy of religion” sessions at the American Philosophical Association and stimulate thinking about the nature and role of Christian commitment in philosophy. The society is open to anyone interested in philosophy who considers himself or herself a Christian.


Biennial Undergraduate Conference on Faith and History

The Conference on Faith and History is a community of scholars exploring the relationship between Christian faith and history. We welcome members from a variety of Christian traditions around the world. We also seek to learn from scholars outside the Christian tradition. Our primary goal is to encourage excellence in the theory and practice of history from the perspective of historic Christianity.

Sigma Theta Tau International Odyssey Conference

The purpose of this joint conference is to promote communication about nursing research, education, practice, and leadership, and to enhance research collaboration throughout nursing’s scholarly community.

National Collegiate Honors Conference

This conference is designed to support and enhance the community of educational institutions, professionals, and students who participate in collegiate honors education around the world.

Mathematical Association of America Meeting

The Mathematical Association of America is the world’s largest community of mathematicians, math students, and math enthusiasts. We accelerate the understanding of our world through mathematics because mathematics drives society and shapes our lives. The mission of the MAA is to advance the understanding of mathematics and its impact on the world.

Southern California American Society for Microbiology

Since 1936, the Southern California Branch of the American Society for Microbiology has promoted microbiology education and research in Southern California through meetings, discussions, newsletters, and publications. Our members represent the many diverse areas of microbiology including clinical, public health, environmental, basic research, education, industrial, food safety, veterinary, and more. The umbrella organization, the American Society for Microbiology, offers numerous regional meetings.


Society for Neuroscience

The Society for Neuroscience is the world’s largest organization of scientists and physicians devoted to understanding the brain and nervous system. The nonprofit organization, founded in 1969, now has nearly 38,000 members in more than 90 countries and more than 130 chapters worldwide.

Society for Social Neuroscience

The Society for Social Neuroscience is an international, interdisciplinary, scientific, nonprofit society established to advance and foster scientific research, training, and applications.

Southern California Conferences for Undergraduate Research

Southern California Conferences for Undergraduate Research (SCCUR) is an organization of Southern California faculty, administrators, and interested members of the community who share the common goal of improving education for college and university students through hands-on experiences of undergraduate research, scholarship, and creative activity. SCCUR supports inquiry-based education, in which students learn while doing, working closely with faculty-mentors on significant academic projects and presenting their results to audiences in a professional manner. SCCUR is broadly multidisciplinary, including the sciences, humanities, social sciences, arts, and performing arts. SCCUR typically draws 500-800 participants, mainly undergraduates and their faculty-mentors, administrators, and community college and high school students.

Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students

When you attend the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students, you join one of the largest communities of underrepresented minorities in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Students attend this conference to present their research, explore graduate schools, and network. Research faculty and program directors play an essential role in mentoring students and implementing strategies for facilitating student success.


The Mathematical Association of America and the American Mathematical Society Joint Mathematics Meeting

Join the MAA and the AMS for the largest mathematics meeting in the world, where you can meet fellow mathematicians and learn about innovative research through invited addresses, minicourses, short courses, panel sessions, workshops, paper sessions, posters, exhibits, and more.

Music Teachers National Association National Student Competitions

The MTNA National Student Competitions are the most successful and prestigious student competitions in the country. Each year, thousands of students compete for top prizes and national recognition. The three-tiered competitions begin at the state round, and the first-place winner of each state’s competition advances to a division competition. Division winners compete in the national finals at the annual MTNA National Conference. Competition categories include Composition, Brass, Piano, String, Voice, Woodwind, and Chamber Music.

Phi Alpha Theta National History Honor Society Biennial Meeting

Phi Alpha Theta (ΦΑΘ) is an American honor society for undergraduate and graduate students and professors of history. We are a professional society whose mission is to promote the study of history through the encouragement of research, good teaching, publication, and the exchange of learning and ideas among historians. We seek to bring students and teachers together for intellectual and social exchanges, which promote and assist historical research and publication by our members in a variety of ways. Smaller, regional conferences are held annually.


Christians in English Language Teaching Conference

The Christian English Language Educators Association is composed of people who have a common interest in the teaching of English to speakers of other languages, and who share a common belief in Jesus Christ.

Baccalaureate Social Work Program Directors Annual Conference

The Association of Baccalaureate Social Work Program Directors Inc. is dedicated to the promotion of excellence in baccalaureate social work education.

Sigma Tau Delta International Convention

Every spring, Sigma Tau Delta holds its annual international convention, a unique event that allows hundreds of members and sponsors from around the United States and beyond to gather in one locale, share experiences and expertise, be recognized for their achievements, and participate in the official proceedings of the society. The convention also provides opportunities to discover new ideas in English and English-related disciplines, while engaging with speakers, presenters, and texts that members might not otherwise encounter.


West Coast Biological Sciences Undergraduate Research Conference

The West Coast Biological Sciences Undergraduate Research Conference is among the oldest intercollegiate conferences of its kind in the nation. The goals of the conference are to provide a forum for undergraduate researchers to present original data they have generated in the fields of biology and biochemistry, and to foster intercollegiate interactions among students and faculty who share a commitment to undergraduate research in the biological sciences.

Western Psychological Association Convention

The Western Psychological Association was founded in 1921 for the purpose of stimulating the exchange of scientific and professional ideas and, in so doing, to enhance interest in the processes of research and scholarship in the behavioral sciences. Membership in the Western Psychological Association is open to students and professionals who wish to support these goals and who would like to be part of the network that we have created to further them.

American Chemical Society National Conference

This conference is designed to advance the broader chemistry enterprise and its practitioners for the benefit of Earth and its people.

Beta Beta Beta National Biological Honor Society Biennial Meeting

Beta Beta Beta (TriBeta) is an honor society for students, particularly undergraduates, dedicated to improving the understanding and appreciation of biological study and extending boundaries of human knowledge through scientific research. Smaller, local conventions are held annually.

Western Institute of Nursing Research Conference

The Western Institute of Nursing exists to bring together a diverse community of nurses in a shared commitment to advancing nursing science, education, and practice to improve health outcomes.

Campus Compact: Continuums of Service Conference

Campus Compact is a national coalition of 1,000+ colleges and universities committed to the public purposes of higher education. We build democracy through civic education and community development.

Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference

Our mission is to promote the study of popular culture throughout the world through the establishment and promotion of conferences, publications, and discussion. The PCA tries to identify and recruit new areas of scholarly exploration and to be open to new and innovative ideas. PCA is interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary.

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