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UTPB Energy Poster Session set for energy-water conference

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Last day to enter materials to the UTPB Energy Undergraduate poster presentation is Feb. 17.

Last day to enter materials to the UTPB Energy Undergraduate poster presentation is Feb. 17.

Last day to enter materials to the UTPB Energy Undergraduate poster presentation is Feb. 17.

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The college of business and college of engineering are sponsoring the first “energy-water conference” in the Permian Basin; this event connects professionals, policymakers, and academics to the petroleum energy industry. This conference explores the latest technologies for the future of water exploration, extraction, transportation, storage, enhanced drilling, and disposal (fresh and salt water). The conference at the Midland Horseshoe Arena occurs February 21-23.

 

Students and faculty are encouraged to participate in poster sessions during the event. The industry is very interested in seeing what UTPB faculty and students are researching. Specific details with poster guidelines follow:

 

GUIDELINES FOR CONFERENCE POSTER SESSION

Permian Basin Water in Energy Conference (PBWEIC)

February 20-23, 2018

Midland County Horseshoe Arena

Midland, Texas

 

We are very excited to offer the first energy-water conference in the Permian Basin; this event connects professionals, policymakers, and academics in the energy industry. We will be exploring latest technologies for the future of water exploration, extraction, transportation, storage, enhanced drilling, and disposal.

Topics

Suggested poster topics should generally include but are not limited to:

  • Sources of fresh water, salt water disposal, storage and transport of water, treatment of water, water injection into a well, equipment associated with water use.
  • Additional areas might include environmental concerns or government regulation/policy.

Who:

The poster session is intended for university academics – either students or faculty or jointly. It is not to be used to promote the use of any commercial product or company. The conference is conducted in conjunction with UTPB and the poster session is open to other area universities and colleges.

How to Prepare:

  • A concise statement of the problem and the results obtained should be a conspicuous part of the display.
  • A poster is a graphically based approach to presenting your research. It should be a means for generating active discussion of the research.
  • Limit the text to about one-fourth of the poster space, and use “visuals” (graphs, photographs, schematics, maps, etc.) to tell your “story.”
  • Creative use of graphic detail such as drawings, charts, and tables is recommended.
  • Use lightweight materials (posterboard or paper). Thumbtacks or pushpins are available to mount the display.

Procedural details:

  •  Deadline for poster submission will be Friday, February 17, 2018.
  • Each poster presenter will have a space approximately five feet square between each poster board.
  • Posters are accepted on a first come basis.Posters should be a maximum of 3 feet x 4 feet and do not need to be mounted on poster board.
  • Large easels and poster clips will be available at the conference site and posters will be clipped onto to the poster boards.
  • Posters can be displayed during the entire conference and you are free to stand by your posters at any point.All posters will be judged by a panel of judges. Prizes will be awarded to the best posters at the conference.

At the Meeting:

Day Setup Judging Poster Session Removal
Thursday, Feb 22 9:00 9:45 10:15 – 10:45 by 5:00 pm
Friday, Feb 23 8:30 9:15 9:45 – 10:15 by 12:00 pm

 

  • The poster session will be in the lobby area of the Midland Horseshoe Arena.
  • Presenters should be available for the poster session to discuss their work and answer questions.
  • Participants may attend any conference talk or panel discussion.
  • Prizes will be awarded for student and faculty categories.

Conference Contact:

  • Applicants should provide the title of the research project and an abstract.If a student, include your advisor or mentor’s name.
  • Dr. Bill Price, Dean College of Business, 552-2212, [email protected]
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