Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
I was not funded by the GSA/Provost Conference or Research Funding- may I still participate?
What are the expectations of me as a presenter on April 9, 2015?
- Set-up or arrange for someone else to set-up your visual display between 2 and 4pm in Rangos Hall.
- All participants should be back at Rangos Hall by 4:20pm and prepared to explain their research work. If you are doing a performance, please arrive by 4:15pm
- Attend and be ready to briefly and informally talk about your research, project, performance, or conference experience with the broader campus community between 4:30-6:00pm
- Invite faculty, peers, and friends to attend
What if I can’t setup my poster/project between 2-4pm, April 9, 2015?
What if I have a class that conflicts with the event?
What are the requirements if we are part of a group? Do we all register? Or just one of us?
Can I use a poster from a previous presentation/conference?
If I will be using the provided easel and foam core board, what size should my poster/display be?
What if my poster is larger than the allotted size?
What resources are available on how to create an effective poster?
What if I need a power outlet for my display?
I received either a GSA/Provost Conference Funding and GSA or a Provost Graduate Small Research Grant, but I have since graduated – do I still have to fulfill the requirement of participating in Innovation with Impact?
I no longer live in Pittsburgh – how can I participate in order to fulfill this requirement?
Students who are currently residing outside the Pittsburgh area are not required to attend the Innovation with Impact Exhibition. They are required to send a poster/visual to be displayed at the event. We ask students to complete the registration for the event as well and let us know that they will not attend the event for record keeping. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to let us know what you are sending and when we should expect it to arrive. Please note all mail materials must arrive no later than April 6, 2015.
You can send your materials to:
Carnegie Mellon University
Office of the Vice Provost for Graduate Education
Warner Hall 518
5000 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213