Global Health, Diplomacy & National Security call for posters

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The University of South Florida is accepting undergraduate and graduate student abstracts to be presented for poster presentations on a variety of topics related to the intersection of global health, diplomacy, national security, public health and migration.


Undergraduate Graduate
1st Place (1 award): $400
2nd Place (2 awards): $200 
3rd Place (4 awards): $50  
1st Place: $500
2nd Place: $300
3rd Place: $200

Public Health and Migration conference tracks:

  • Conflict and migration
  • Climate change and migration
  • Religion and migration
  • Politics of migration
  • Migration related disease prevention and public health risks
  • Social vulnerability of migrants and refugees
Patricia Santana stands before her poster, awarded first place at the 2019 symposium. (Photo by Anna Mayor)

* Proposals are due by Nov. 30 *

Abstract Guidelines

All abstracts should be an original body of work, double-spaced in Times New Roman 12pt font, and approximately 100-150 words. Both individual and group posters (no more than three members to a group) are acceptable and may describe applied or theoretical research that is completed or underway.

  1. Student name, university name, address and abstract title
  2. Objective
  3. Introduction and background information
  4. Statement of conclusions

Poster will include data, graphs, illustrations/photos. All accepted posters will be eligible for the student poster awards. The symposium committee will select the top undergraduate and graduate posters and present all student awards at the closing of the symposium on Feb. 26.

Abstracts should be submitted by Nov. 30 to Raheleh Dayerizadeh with the subject line: GHDNS/Migration and Public Health Conference Poster Submission – First and Last Name. Be sure to include the conference track that the poster relates to in the body of the message.

The symposium is presented by the Center for Strategic and Diplomatic Studies, College of Public Health, College of Arts and Sciences, and USF Health. For more information and registration, visit Eventbrite.

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