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Research Conferences

American Society of Hematology (ASH) 63rd Annual Meeting & Exposition

December 11-14, 2021

Now open for in-person and virtual registration. This meeting will cover new advancements and discoveries in the field of malignant and non-malignant hematology. Visit the link above to apply to become an exhibitor or submit an abstract. Please note that at least one mentor or author featured on the paper or research effort must belong to the AHS. 

2021 AAAS Annual Meeting

This conference has shifted into a virtual setting this year. As a result, the AAAS has set up a website where they will continually upload videos and presentations over the courses of the next few weeks. Speakers will talk about a wide range of topics across all disciplines of science. The home page of the meeting can be accessed through the link above.

The Transportation Research Board (TRB) 101st Annual Meeting

January 9-13, 2022

This research conference is expected to attract thousands of transportation professionals from around the world. The meeting program covers all transportation modes, with sessions and workshops addressing topics of interest to policymakers, administrators, practitioners, researchers, and representatives of government, industry, and academic institutions.

APS Conferences for Undergraduate Women in Physics (CUWiP)

Friday, January 21 - Sunday, January 23, 2022 (virtual)

Hosted by the American Physical Society, this conference is aimed to facilitate communication of career opportunities, development, and research in the physical sciences while addressing the gender minority status of women in physics.

American Physiological Society Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships

Application due February 1st, 2022

The American Physiological Society is awarding a $4,000 stipend, up to $1,300 in EB travel expenses, and a one-year complimentary APS membership. Applicants must submit a 500-word synopsis of their research and have above a 3.0 GPA. There are no citizenship requirements, but each applicant must have two letters of recommendation. 

Emerging Researchers National (ERN) Conference in STEM

February 3-5, 2022

Hosted by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), Inclusive STEM Ecosystems for Equity & Diversity (ISEED) Programs, and the National Science Foundation (NSF) Division of Human Resource Development (HRD), this conference aims to aid undergraduate students with their science communication skills and their preparations for future careers in the scientific research community. Students will present poster and oral presentations. 

Florida Undergraduate Research Conference (FURC)

February 18 & 19, 2022

FURC is one of the nation's largest multi-disciplinary research conferences. It is an annual event open to all undergraduate researchers in the state of Florida to present their research in a poster forum. FURC 2022  will be hosted by the University of Central Florida on February 18-19, 2022. Abstract submissions are due December 15, 2021.

Gordon Research Central Nervous System Injury and Repair Conference Spinal Cord and Nervous System Injury: Exploring Mechanisms to Promote Repair

Applications due February 20, 2022

Residence Inn at Oxnard River Ridge, 2101 West Vineyard Ave, Oxnard, CA, US

This conference presents the opportunity to exchange exciting, cutting-edge scientific data and novel ideas in the rapidly advancing fields of injury, regeneration, and repair of the nervous system. The conference has a particular emphasis on spinal cord injury and touches upon non-mammalian models, inflammatory responses, metabolic changes, etc.

2022 Eastern Colleges Science Conference

April 2, 2022

Check out this undergraduate conference focussed on facilitating a lively forum for the presentation of undergraduate research. The conference allows the presentation of research posters or full-length research papers. Please note that there will be a $20 registration fee.

West Coast Biological Sciences Undergraduate Research (WCBSUR) Conference

April 9, 2022

This undergraduate research conference allows students to present their research in the fields of biology or biochemistry. For more info, visit:


May 23-25, 2022

CMPMEET2022 shares an insight into the recent research and cutting edge technologies, which gains immense interest with the colossal and exuberant presence of young and brilliant researchers, business delegates, and talented student communities. CMPMEET2022's goal is to bring together, a multi-disciplinary group of scientists and engineers from all over the world to present and exchange breakthrough ideas relating to Condensed Matter Physics. It promotes top-level research and to globalize the quality research in general, thus making discussions, presentations more internationally competitive and focusing attention on the recent outstanding achievements in the field of Condensed Matter Physics.

2022 Gordon Research Conference On Photonuclear Reactions: Frontiers in Nuclear and Hadronic Physics

August 7-12, 2022

The Photonuclear Reactions GRC is a forum for the presentation and discussion of the most recent and exciting results in a wide range of subatomic physics topics. Since 1959, the Photonuclear Gordon Research Conference has been a preeminent meeting for the discussion of new ideas and results, even at the preliminary stage, providing ample and unique opportunities for young scientists and leading researchers to interact in the most scientifically stimulating environment. Senior researchers and younger colleagues are housed on campus at the Holderness School and can meet in an informal, yet rigorous atmosphere. Participation from students and junior researchers is particularly encouraged. The conference is structured around invited morning and evening talks, and a late afternoon poster session. The afternoons are left on purpose free to promote discussions, exchange of new ideas, and connections among colleagues while enjoying the many outdoor activities offered by the area. We look forward to seeing you in Holderness!

University of West Florida to Host 2022 National Conference on Undergraduate Research

Annual Event (2022 date TBD)

The annual gathering of young scholars welcomes presenters from all institutions of higher learning and from all disciplines, providing a unique learning and networking opportunity, Ambos said. She noted that the event has expanded considerably since its inception in 1987, highlighting the increased importance of undergraduate research, scholarship, and creative inquiry to institutions and employers. Fifty UWF participants attended NCUR 2017, and 55 UWF representatives participated in NCUR 2018, placing UWF among the top 20 institutions sending undergraduates to the conference.


Past research conferences


February 24-26, 2021

The REV is a conference that is held annually by the International Association of Online Engineering (IAOE) and the Global Online Laboratory Consortium (GOLC). REV 2021 is the 18th conference of the annual events and will focus on the subject of Online Engineering, Cyber-physical Systems, Internet of Things and its influence on Society. The objective of this conference is to address the changing global network and the rising interest in online collaboration, teleworking, remote services, and other digital working environments. The conference next year will be hosted from February 24-26. Click the link to learn more.

Pitt Pre-Health Virtual Summit:

March 6th, 2021

This year’s Summit features Keynote Speaker Dr. Chris Murawski, a Pittsburgh native involved in orthopedic and rehabilitation research, who was selected for Forbes 30 under 30 in Healthcare in 2016. He is a 3rd year resident at UPMC, thus he will be able to discuss what it is like working in a hospital during a pandemic. 

Along with the speaker, the Summit will feature a networking fair of 30+ graduate programs from schools across the country. Each student will be able to select two breakout sessions to attend, featuring interview tips with Tom McKenzie, a Rehabilitation Science Simulation, and more!

Invest in Oxygen

March 11, 2021

On March 11th at 11 am EST,  the Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) and Murdoch Children’s Research Institute (MCRI) will hold a virtual event moderated by President Bill Clinton, founder of the Clinton Foundation and 42nd President of the United States, to discuss the urgent need to expand global access to medical oxygen. Dr. Fauci will also be part of the panel. To watch the discussion, use this link:

3rd International Conference on Research in Science, Engineering and Technology

March 11-13, 2021

The fields of science, engineering, and technology drive socio-economic development forward. It’s where ‘innovation’ and ‘collaboration’ are not just buzzwords, but core principles. Keynote speakers include Dr. Mohamed Mahmoud Chawki, an expert in cybercrime, as well as Prof. Dr. Flávio Henrique Batista de Souza, a professor in AI and its application to healthcare. For more info, visit:

NASPA Virtual Conference 2021

March 17-26, 2021

This undergraduate student conference focuses on career development and provides resources. This year's conference will focus on the topics of climate and sustainability as well as addressing student needs.

Digital Health World Congress

March 30-31, 2021

The conference aims to speak on how digital systems are used to enhance healthcare across the world. There will be an emphasis on COVID-19, and speakers include CEOs from several healthcare companies as well as people from the UK’s NHS (National Health Services).

WCBSUR Conference

April 10, 2021

The West Coast Biological Sciences Undergraduate Research (WCBSUR) Conference is held annually, and is one of the oldest intercollegiate conferences in the nation. This event is an opportunity for undergraduate students interested in research to present their projects in biological and biochemical fields, as well as to foster interactions between students and faculty who are committed to undergraduate research in biological sciences. The next conference will be held on April 10, 2021. More information can be found through the link.

West Coast Biological Sciences Undergraduate Research (WCBSUR) Conference

April 9, 2022

This undergraduate research conference allows students to present their research in the fields of biology or biochemistry.

Stanford Research Conference

April 10-11

This undergraduate research conference connects students with other researchers and a variety of guest speakers will be present.

NCUR 2021

April 12-14, 2021

The Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) will be hosting its annual National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) virtually on April 12-14, 2021. This event is an opportunity for students to promote their own undergraduate research, scholarship, and creative activity throughout all subject fields and disciplines. In order to apply to attend, an abstract for research must be submitted by November 1, 2020. More information can be found through the link. 

Georgetown University Undergraduate Research Conference

April 22, 2021

The conference will be held VIRTUALLY on Thursday, April 22nd, 2021. To facilitate the transition to a virtual conference, we will be using a combination of Canvas and Zoom. The current schedule is 10 am-11:30 am (AM session), 12:00 pm-1:00 pm (Keynote Speaker), 1:30 pm-3:00 pm (PM session), 3:30 pm-4:30 pm (Oral Presentations), and 4:30-5:00 (Awards).

University of Chicago Undergraduate Research Symposium

May 21, 2021

This undergraduate conference will feature presentations from students and groups of students.

Symposium on Data Science and Statistics

June 2-4, 2021

Beyond Big Data: Shaping the Future

The American Statistical Association invites you to join us at the annual Symposium on Data Science and Statistics, which will be held virtually from June 2-4, 2021. SDSS provides a unique opportunity for data scientists, computer scientists, and statisticians to come together and exchange ideas. Sessions will be offered in: Computational Statistics, Machine Learning, Data Visualization, Practice and Applications, Education, and Software & Data Science Technologies. Featured speakers will discuss topics ranging from COVID-19 to 2020 census and election data. More information can be found through the link.


June 8, 2021

The International Student Congress of (bio)Medical Sciences is one of the leading forums in biomedical sciences and takes place annually. The conference is open to both undergraduate and graduate students who are interested in medicine, pharmacy, biology, dentistry, human movement sciences, biomedical engineering & life sciences, and technology. These participants may choose to present their research at ISCOMS or register as a non-presenting participant. The 28th edition of ISCOMS will be taking place on June 8, 2021. More information and updates about this event can be found on their website via the link.

Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition

June 19-25, 2021

CVPR is the premier annual computer vision event comprising the main conference and several co-located workshops and short courses. With its high quality and low cost, it provides an exceptional value for students, academics, and industry researchers. The event will occur in a virtual setting, and registration can be found here:

ESA Vital Connections in Ecology 2021

August 2-6, 2021

The Ecological Society of America will be hosting a hybrid-style conference from August 2-6 this year. The theme of the event will be “Vital Connections”. In particular, the conference will emphasize how ecologists can understand the connections between plants and animals and the world around them. There will also be workshops and info sessions conducted during this period too.

Avian Infectious Disease 2021 

September 15-17, 2021

Infectious diseases threaten the prosperity of the poultry industry across the globe and pose a danger to public health. This meeting will highlight the progress regarding this issue and of the previous Microbiology Society Focused Meetings. Furthermore, the meeting will continue to introduce literature focusing on molecular biology, host response, and pathogenesis. The meeting will also touch on epidemiology, genetics, and control.

Human Evolution Conference– From Fossils to Ancient and Modern Genomes (Virtual)

Abstracts due September 21, 2021; Registration deadline October 26, 2021

Connecting archaeology and advances in the field of genetics, those interested in studying human evolution can come to hear about human demography, genetic admixture and adaptation, human evolution and disease, and population structure. Keynote lecture videos from the 2019 meeting are also included on the web page linked above.

European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) Workshop: Recent Advances of Structural Biology of Membrane Proteins (Virtual)

Abstracts due October 4, 2021; Registration deadline November 1, 2021

This workshop focuses on the central theme of lipids aiding the understanding of the study and preservation of membrane proteins (MPs). Researchers pioneering new experimental and computational methodologies to study integral membrane proteins will be brought together to discuss and explore the newest developments in the membrane protein field. Topics that will be discussed include new mimetics for MP research, expression and purification methods, biophysics of cell membranes, X-ray methods for structural research, binding proteins for structural and functional MP research, and computational methods to probe the structure and dynamics of MPs. Flyer link

International Hypoglycaemia Study Group (IHSG) Advances in Hypoglycaemia (Virtual)

Abstracts due October 6, 2021; Registration deadline November 16, 2021

Check out this unique experience to connect with and learn from the hypoglycaemia research community. The two-day virtual meeting will provide opportunities to network with key leaders in the field and hear about the latest advancements and discoveries in the hypoglycaemia research field.

SACNAS Conference

October 28-30, 2021

SACNAS conference is one of the largest multidisciplinary and multicultural conferences that cover the STEM field, where those from all backgrounds can participate to share ideas and become equipped with the proper tools for their academic and professional paths in STEM for the future. Attendees will have the chance to learn more about cutting-edge research in the sciences, keynote speakers, and introduction to multicultural celebrations and traditions. The next SACNAS conference will be held in Kansas City, Missouri, from October 28 to 30, 2021. More information can be found through the link.

Early Career Conference in Philosophy of Particle & High Energy Physics

November 6 & 7, 2021

Submit proposals for contributed talks surrounding high-energy and particle physics. The conference provides an academic atmosphere to explore the philosophical inquiries surrounding cosmology, astrophysics, and quantum field theory. Invited speakers include Siska de Baerdemaerker, James D. Fraser, Marie Gueguen, Marian J. R. Gilton, Adam Koberinski, and David Wallace. 

Society for Neuroscience 2021

November 8-11 (virtual) & 13-16 (in person), 2021

The Society for Neuroscience is hosting its annual conference, Neuroscience 2021, in a hybrid format (i.e. there will be both virtual and in-person participation options). This is also the SfN’s 50th anniversary and the most inclusive experience to date. Poster presentations will encompass all aspects of neuroscience research and will even feature some research conducted at Georgetown University. To register, visit

Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS)

November 10-13, 2021 (virtual)

ABRCMS is a research conference dedicated to giving underrepresented students a chance to share their research. The conference hosts scientific and professional development sessions, student presentations, and networking opportunities. Last year, the conference had about 4,000 attendees and in 2019, it received the AIMBE Excellence in STEM Education Award. Learn more about ABRCMS. 

5th Annual East Central Illinois ACS Undergraduate Research Conference

November 14-20, 2021

The East Central Illinois American Chemical Society (ACS) Undergraduate Research Conference is a yearly event every fall that gives undergraduates interested or involved in research in the chemical science field the opportunity to share their progress and findings with others through presentations and posters. This year, the conference will take place virtually between the dates of Saturday, November 14, 2020, to Friday, November 20, 2020. In addition to presentations, there will be opportunities to network virtually with sponsoring organizations, listen to panels regarding graduate school, and a keynote speaker. For more information, click on the link above. 

Magee-Women’s Summit

November 16-18, 2021

Focussing on women’s health and biological reproductive sciences, this summit will convene leading researchers and innovators to explore the advancements and discoveries in the field. Themes of the summit include Healthy Beginnings, Shaping Metabolism, and Healthy Mind Through Transitions. The summit can be attended virtually or in person and is sponsored by the Magee-Women’s Research Institute.