The Graduate Student Council at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology is proud to present the 10th Anniversary of the Graduate Student Research Conference on May 2, 2019 at the Science Building (UA)! The conference will start at 10:00 AM and registration will open at 9:00 AM.

The event aims to bring together leading academic scientists and researchers to connect and share experiences, research, and knowledge. We hope for an inspiring exchange about innovations, emerging technologies and methods while also fostering a climate of collaboration between researchers and faculties.


The conference is free for graduate students, faculty and staff from Ontario Tech University, Trent University, University of Guelph and McGill University. It includes lunch, light snacks, dinner and lots of knowledge. In addition, all attendees will be entered for a chance to win one of four Amazon gift cards!

General Attendees

Sign-up here for a research-filled day and a networking night with your colleagues


Abstract submissions for presenters are now closed.

Register here to submit your abstract for symposia, presentation, poster or workshop. The deadline is April 8th, 2019 at 11:59PM EST.

Call for proposals

Work from all disciplines is welcome. The deadline for abstract submission is April 8th, 2019. You may apply for the following:

  • Symposia: A coordinated group of presentations with a shared theme, comprised of minimum of three speakers and an independent discussant.
  • Presentations: Presentation of a paper describing an individual research topic.
  • Posters: A poster session will be held in the afternoon. Poster presentations should be available and displayed in a physical format (i.e., not electronic). Display boards will be provided.
  • Workshop/Skill-Building Sessions: An interactive workshop offering academic skills to graduate students. Topics may include computer programs, professional communication (written or oral), research, teaching and learning, entrepreneurship and leadership. Submissions should include a description of the workshop, level of difficulty, as well as its learning objectives.

Keynote Speakers

  • Dr. Carolyn McGregor, Canada Research Chair (Alumni) in Health Informatics University of Ontario Institute of Technology
  • Dr. Ofelia Jianu, Assistant Professor in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Windsor