VLANS Research Conference: FAQs

When is the LANS Research Conference?

July 30 – August 1, 2020

Where is it taking place?

Zoom Webinar

Can we invite faculty, friends and family members to VLANS?

Yes, there will be a separate registration process for observers of presentations [faculty, family and friends].

How much is registration?

There is no registration fee.

When can I register?

Registration is now open

Who (student) can make a presentation at VLANS?

Only the students identified as VSR-EIP.

What if my home institution is not listed?

Scroll to the bottom of the list, select ‘other’ and fill in the space provided.

What if my summer research site is not listed? (For example: University of Pennsylvania Wharton)

Select the main name of the school, University of Pennsylvania.

What are the other deadlines?

  • Online registration opens for everyone: July 10
  • Submit Presentation title/application: July 10
  • Deadline to approve title/application by coordinator: July 10
  • Submit Presentation Abstract: July 15

How long does each student have for their presentation?

Oral presenters will have 10 minutes to present and answer any questions from the audience.*

Poster presenters will have 5 minutes to present and answer questions.*

*There will be a 5 minute buffer in between each presentation to allow for tech issues and the setup of the next presenter. Students please keep to the aforementioned time limits as a courtesy to your peers also presenting.

If you have a more specific question(s) you may contact Maria DoVale via email, Maria_DoVale@brown.edu.