The sixth annual Graduate Student Conference was held in Miller Hall on May 6th from 9am-5pm. The conference aim is to provide an opportunity for Western's graduate students to share their work with each other, the student body, and the community of Bellingham. Graduate students from all departments are encouraged to present a variety of presentations, including oral, poster, and creative projects.
Oral presentations were allotted 10 minutes, with an additional 5 minutes for questions and transition. Posters were displayed midday and attendees were able to view presentations and interact with the student creators.
The conference was free to attend. On the day of the conference, breakfast, lunch, and dinner was provided for all presenters and volunteers. Dinner and an after-party for all participants and volunteers was held downtown at Goat Mountain Pizza Co. Prizes were awarded for outstanding presentations and displays.