17th Annual GURP Conference
Kennesaw State University
April 14, 2018

Purpose of GURP:
The GURP conference offers a great outlet for newly engaged social scientists in the southeastern United States to present their research in a professional setting and provides students an opportunity to develop professional skills, learn about research at regional colleges and universities, and connect with students and faculty who share an interest in research.

Who Should Attend:
High school, undergraduate, recent post baccalaureate, and early (within the first two years of study) graduate students are eligible to submit abstracts. We invite anyone interested in learning more about research and gaining conference experience to attend.

Submission Criteria:
All empirical research projects conducted by students and sponsored by a faculty member are eligible for submission. Submissions from any of the subdisciplines of psychology will be considered. Abstract submissions should not exceed 200 words.

Conference Highlights:

  • Poster and paper presentations
  • Keynote speaker
  • Graduate school and job opportunities presentation
  • Prizes for best poster and paper presentations
  • Continental breakfast and lunch
  • Giveaways

Important Dates:

  • Event
  • Abstract Submission Deadline
    March 12, 2018
  • Notification of Decision on Abstracts
    March 26, 2018
  • Fee Waiver Application Deadline
    March 28, 2018
  • Notification of Fee Waiver Awards/Recipients
    April 2, 2018
  • Deadline for Early Conference Registration
    April 10, 2018
  • GURP Conference
    April 14, 2018

Click here to view the 2017 GURP Conference Schedule

The schedule for the 2018 GURP Conference will be posted closer to the conference.

The Psychology Department of Kennesaw State University.