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 collaboration    2015 Kentucky EPSCoR Annual Conference

Promoting Industry & Academic
Research Collaborations
Friday, May 22, 2015
Marriott Griffin Gate, Lexington, KY

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Conference Overview

KY EPSCoR exists to stimulate sustainable improvements in the Commonwealth’s research and development capacity. Working with federal EPSCoR and IDeA programs, KY EPSCoR’s mission is to advance the Commonwealth’s science and engineering capabilities for discovery, innovation and knowledge-based prosperity. Each year, a conference is hosted to communicate topics of interest and importance to Kentucky's research community.

This Year's Conference  focuses on the opportunity to innovate when Industry and Adademia collaborate to solve problems.  


Research Presentations will be showcased from selected Kentucky research efforts.  Individuals who have received funding from KY EPSCoR,  NASA KY, NIH-IDeA or USDA-AFRI are especially encouraged to submit an abstract of their work for poster and/or 3 minute video presentation. Five abstracts will be selected from the submissions for authors to give brief oral presentations and up to three videos will be selected for showing to the main audience. The research that you do is important !! and the conference is a great opportunity to communicate it, as well as, learn from others.  Click on the tabs above for details on how to submit an abstract.

Request for Videos Videos are an effective communication tool for sharing research impacts with the community. Videos submitted may be used in other venues in addition to this conference.  Click on the tabs above for details on how to submit.

Who Should Attend ?  Individuals actively conducting or interested in scientific research as well as employees from small and large business who are seeking innovative advancements are encouraged to attend. The conference provides a good forum for collaboration. Academic, government, and private sector research administrators will likewise benefit from the information presented. Registration for the conference is open to the public.

Deadline for regular registration: Friday, May 8, 2015

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Program & Abstracts

Click here or the image below to view the conference program.

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Contents include:

  • Agendas (pg 1)
  • Speaker Bios (pg 5)
  • List of Posters & Videos (pg 11)
  • Full Abstracts (pg 16)
  • List of Attendees (pg 81)

Click here or the image below to view the mini- program handed out at the conference.
(prints 11 x 17")

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