Statewide Student Research Symposium

The 2024 Symposium was hosted by

The University of Arizona on April 19-20, 2024

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Download the 2024 Symposium Booklet (PDF)*
*This Booklet contains all abstracts, presentations, mentors, and more.

The annual Arizona NASA Space Grant Consortium (AZSGC) Student Research Symposium is a statewide event that includes student presentations from The University of Arizona, Arizona State University, Northern Arizona University, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, and AZSGC community colleges and high schools. The Symposium consists of presentations on a variety of topics based on research done by Space Grant interns, scholars and ASCEND teams during the current academic year.

To present at the Symposium, students must submit abstracts, Posters (if applicable), and PowerPoint presentations. Abstracts, RSVPs and presentations must be submitted no later than the applicable dates listed below. Students attending the Symposium should communicate with their respective school's program office to learn about travel and lodging arrangements.

Important Symposium Dates

Click on the links below to submit abstracts and presentations on or before the due date listed. Review these resources for creating documents and presenting at this event. *All deadlines are at 11:59 PM Arizona time unless otherwise noted.

March 22, 2024 Due: Student Abstracts & RSVPs
March 22, 2024 Due: Mentor & Guest RSVPs
April 5, 2024 Due: Intern PowerPoint Presentations
April 5, 2024 Due: Spring 2024 AZSGC Graduating Seniors Degree Completion Form
April 12, 2024 Due: ASCEND Team Poster Presentations and (if applicable) PowerPoint presentations
April 19, 2024 Keynote & Networking Reception
April 20, 2024 AZSGC Statewide Symposium!

Important Symposium Details

Friday Events: Keynote Speaker & Networking

Friday, April 19, 2024

Attire: Business Casual

6:15-7:00pm: Arrival, check-in to receive your name badge

7:00-8:00pm: Keynote speaker, Q&A

8:00-9:00pm Networking reception, tours, and research posters

Event Location

Site: The University of Arizona

Building: Manuel Pacheco Integrated Learning Center (ILC) Room 120

Address: 1500 E University Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85721

Parking Instructions: Cherry Avenue Garage, 1641 E Enke Dr., Tucson, AZ 85719

Wildcat Wednesday - University of Arizona Athletics

Keynote Speaker

Dr. Jessica Barnes (she/her)

Assistant Professor, University of Arizona

Dr. Jessica Barnes

Dr. Jessica Barnes works in the Kuiper-Arizona Laboratory for Astromaterials Analysis and studies mineralogy, geochemistry, isotopes, and petrological histories of a wide range of extraterrestrial materials. She will present on her work with the Apollo Next-Generation Sample Analysis (ANGSA) program, including studies from samples recently returned from the asteroid Bennu by the OSIRIS-REx space mission.

Saturday Events: Symposium Presentations

Saturday, April 20, 2024

Attire: Business Casual

8:30am-4:00pm: Student presentations all day. Final presentation timeline can be downloaded here (PDF).

Lunch provided for limited number of guests that RSVPd.

Student presenting at the 2018 Symposium.

Event Location

Hotel: Hilton Tucson East

Address: 7600 E Broadway Blvd., Tucson, AZ 85710

Parking Instructions: Free at the hotel.

Front entrance of the Hilton Tucson East.