Student Poster Competition

2013 APRU Student Poster Competition


1.       Application deadline is 31 August 2013.

2.       The poster contents must be related to the topics of the symposium on multi-hazards.

3.       Competition time: 4:10 PM ~ 5:10 PM on 28 October 2013.

4.       Poster submission

5.       Please fill in “student dissertation competition group” in the “Comments to Chair” column.


2013 APRU Student Poster Competition

1.       Introduction

The Center for Weather Climate and Disaster Research (WCDR) at National Taiwan University will hold the ninth symposium of the 2013 APRU symposium series on Multi-hazards from 28-29 October 2013 at the GIS KMU Convention Center. The event invites experts and scholars in the fields of Atmospheric Sciences, Hydrological Sciences, Geological Sciences, Social Sciences, and Disaster Prevention and Response, sharing their latest research results and promoting international communication and cooperation. Additionally, to encourage youths involved in these fields to become involved in research and innovation, the symposium will also hold a Student Poster Competition, which will have generous rewards. We welcome undergraduate and graduate students or recent graduates to actively contribute!


2.       Eligibility

1)      The poster topics are in the fields of Atmospheric Sciences, Hydrological Sciences, Geological Sciences, Social Sciences, or Disaster Prevention and Response.

2)      Participants must be enrolled students or recent graduates.

3)      The abstract should be uploaded before 31 August 2013. The content should be written in English, without pictures and equations (plain text only). And in the “Comments to Chair” column, fill in student dissertation competition group.

4)      The poster size is 84×118.8cm (A0) in portrait orientation.

5)      Participants should provide all the information clearly and accurately to ensure the qualification in the poster competition. .


3.       How To Apply/ Contact Information

Applicants can go to and follow the instruction to upload the poster presentation abstract. Any questions can contact Dr. Liao, Telephone: (886-2)3366-2620, Fax: (886-2)3366-9566, E-mail:


4.       Evaluation

1)      The poster presentation will be evaluated based on: clarity of expression, poster structure, research method, and research results. Every of these is equally important in judging process, i.e. ten points, totaling to forty points.

2)      The participant must present his or her poster in the designated time, and can be disqualified if he or she is absent during the time of poster competition session.


5.       Awards

1)      The awardees will receive an Award Certificate.

2)      Every participant will receive a Certificate of Participation.


6.       Important Dates

1)      Registration and Abstract Upload Deadline: 31 August 2013

2)      Announcement and Confirmation of Entry List: 20 October 2013 (Please confirm your information and grouping is correct.)

3)      Competition time: 28 October 2013 4:10PM ~ 5:10PM

4)      Putting Up Posters: 28 October 2013 12:00 ~ 1:00 PM