Abstract Submission Process



Undergraduate and graduate students who participate in the following NSF programs* are invited to submit abstracts for the 2016 Emerging Researchers National (ERN) Conference in STEM:

  • Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (AGEP);
  • Centers of Research Excellence in Science and Technology (CREST);
  • Emerging Frontiers in Research and Innovation (EFRI-REM) Scholars;
  • EntryPoint;
  • Historically Black Colleges and Universities Undergraduate Program (HBCU-UP);
  • Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation (LSAMP) and LSAMP Bridges to the Doctorate;
  • National Society of Black Physicists (NSBP) Scholars;
  • Research in Disabilities Education (RDE);
  • Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REUs); and
  • Tribal Colleges and Universities Program (TCUP).

*The National Society of Black Physicists (NSBP) is working with AAAS to increase the number of African American and other underrepresented minority physics students who participate in the ERN conference.

The conference will be held on February 25-27, 2016, in Washington, D.C.

All student poster and oral presentations will be scheduled for Friday, February 26, 2016 or Saturday, February 27, 2016.

Abstract Submission Process

To begin the abstract submission process, please access the following link:

Submit Abstract Here: 2016 ERN Conference Abstract Submission Process


Abstract Submission Guidelines

Please review the abstract submission guidelines before submitting your abstract.

Key dates related to the abstract submission process:

  • The deadline for abstract submissions is Friday at MIDNIGHT (PST) on October 2, 2015.
  • Abstract rejection and acceptance notification emails will be sent to all primary authors by November 13, 2015.