Poster Day

Join us at the Summer Student Research Program Poster Day on Thursday, July 26 as we celebrate the accomplishments of our colleagues and the positive impact of research taking place on the Oak Street campus.

This moderated poster session provides the Research Institute an opportunity to showcase the outstanding work undertaken by summer students and to recognize their significant contributions to the research endeavours at BC Children's Hospital. 2017 Poster Day Finalists.


On Thursday, July 26 students are asked to arrive at 12:00 pm for sign-in and to receive a welcome package which includes: an abstract booklet, certificate of attendance and lunch ticket. The poster session will begin promptly at 1:00 pm and run until approximately 2:30 pm. A BBQ lunch will be available for all participants on the patio between 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm. 

Poster boards (7ft x 4ft) will be available for setup in the Chieng Family Atrium starting Wednesday, July 25 at 2:00 pm. 

Presentation Format

Students will be assigned to either the clinical or basic sciences category. Each category will be broken down into groups. Each group will have a judge whose role is to score participants based on student presentation and poster presentation and identify the best poster. Detailed judging criteria.
You will have 5 minutes to present your poster to the group/judge and 5 minutes to answer questions. Poster Day is open for public viewing so your group may be joined by others interested in learning more about your poster.

Abstract Submissions

Students will be asked to complete the Abstract Submission Form in early July. To participate the abstract must be submitted by Wednesday, July 18 at 4:30 pm.

Awards Ceremony & Reception

An awards presentation will be held at 2:45 pm on Thursday, July 26. Best poster recipients will receive a certificate acknowledging them as the Summer Student Research Program Poster Finalist and a $50.00 UBC gift card.

The awards ceremony will also feature the Geoffrey L. Hammond Lectureship on career and research highlights. The Geoffrey L. Hammond Lectureship recognizes a member of the research community who has made a significant impact on improving the health and well-being of children and families and has served as a role model over the last 10 years.