Rules & Deadline

This is an invitation for all UNSW Postgraduate Students in ICT Disciplines to participate at the inaugural postgraduate poster competition. The competition is designed to foster industry involvement and interaction amongst ICT research students of the Faculty of Engineering at UNSW. Submissions to the competition is expected from the post-graduate student population from the Schools of Electrical Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Photovoltaics, Biomedical Engineering and Surveying & Spatial Information Systems.

Sponsors Topics Targeted Disciplines
Microsoft Research Asia Energy and green environment Renewable Energy, Electrical Power Engineering, Photovoltaics
Cochlear Improving quality of life Biomedical Engineering, Signal Processing, Multimedia Systems, Electronics Engineering
NICTA Fast, reliable and secure Telecommunications, Computer Science, Computer Engineering
Optus Towards miniaturization Micro and Nano Technologies, Embedded Systems
Canon cisra Connecting & Entertaining the world Multimedia, Telecommunications, Embedded Systems
CSIRO Automation and adaptation Control Systems, Electrical Power Engineering, Embedded Systems, Mechatronics

Abstract Submission Deadline: Extended to 17th Jul 2009
for sending an email with the information as requested below, confirming the participation.

Poster Submission Deadline: 22 Jul 2009
for submitting the soft copy of the poster.

Competition Day: 3rd August 2009
during which there will be some given time slots.

Size: Less than or equal to A1

Style: You are free to use your own layout in designing your poster.

1. Submit your abstract (Extended to 17 Jul 2009):
Submit the following details to

  1. Title of your poster
  2. An abstract of your poster
  3. Full Name, UNSW ID and affiliations
  4. Study Level (Masters/PhD)
  5. Your nominated iTof topic(s) (1st preference, 2nd preference).

2. Sumbit a soft copy of your poster (22 Jul 2009):
Submit a soft copy of your poster to
  1. Size: Less than or equal to A1
  2. Style: You are free to use your own layout in designing your poster.
  3. Content: This should follow a usual international conference poster structure (you can consult with your supervisor). You can actually submit a recently presented conference poster.

3. Present your poster on the competition day (3rd August 2009) :
On the day of the competition, bring with you a full size print out of the poster. These posters will be displayed & presented to the public simultaneously. The panel of judges will submit their votes and winners are chosen on the same day. Details of venue (in UNSW) and time will be announced closer to the date.

Note 1: Please keep in mind that you need to bring a print out (full size) of your poster with you for the competition day.

Note 2: Each category will have at least five posters. The organizing committee reserves the right to redistribute posters amongst the categories.

Note 3: If abstracts or posters are submitted but you do not attend on the competition day, you will be disallowed to participate in this competition for two years.

Note 4: The posters will be screened for both technical content and quality of presentation for eligibility to the competition.

Note 5: Do you have any questions? Contact us

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