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Lassonde Undergraduate Summer Student Research Conference


The fourth annual Lassonde Undergraduate Summer Student Research Conference will be taking place this August. Join us for an exciting day as we showcase the innovative research being done by undergraduate students at Lassonde.

Date: Thursday, August 15
Time: 8:30am – 4:00pm
Location Convention Centre – Second Student Centre

The conference will be an all-day event with oral presentations and poster sessions displaying the research of over 70 undergraduate students. Research projects range over a variety of disciplines, with topics including 3D Bone Marrow Engineering, Green Wall Effect on Air Quality, and Human-Computer Interaction in Virtual Reality.

The day will include networking opportunities, a BBQ lunch, and a keynote from Lassonde alumnus, Dr. Konstantinos Derpanis (Research Scientist, Samsung AI). The full conference schedule can be found below.

Reserve your spot at the conference by clicking the RSVP button below. We kindly ask that you RSVP by Wednesday, August 7.



TIME                                             ACTIVITY

8.00 am – 8.30 am                     Participant Sign-in, Instructions & Poster Session 1 Set-Up

8.30 am – 9.00am Guest Registration

9.00 am – 9.15 am                      Opening Remarks: Terry Sachlos (MC)

Jane Goodyer (Dean)

Lucy Fromowitz (Vice-Provost, Students)

Regina Lee (ADR)

9.15 am – 9.45 am Keynote Speaker:

Dr. Konstantinos Derpanis (Research Scientist, Samsung AI)

9.45 am – 11.00 am Undergraduate Student Oral Presentations

11.00 am – 11.15 am Morning Break

11.15 am - 12.45 pm Poster Presentation Session 1

12.45 pm – 1.45 pm Lunch

1.45 pm – 3.15 pm Poster Presentation Session 2

3.15 pm – 3.30 pm Afternoon Break

3.30 pm – 4.00 pm Closing Remarks & Awards Ceremony