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Student Poster Contest

Submit a student poster to the Intermountain Sustainability Summit's Student Poster Contest. Submissions will be accepted through .

There are two steps to submit a poster:
1. Complete the poster contest submission form
2. Send a copy of your poster file to

Students whose posters are chosen to be displayed will receive free admission on the main Summit day, March 19, and be entered to win cash-card prizes.

Posters must be based on a project for a class, or an internship that relates to sustainability, and include the name of a project mentor or adviser. A digital copy and an abstract (250 words maximum) are required for submission.

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Poster Rubric

Posters will be judged in 5 categories by an expert panel, according to the category rubric. A prize will be awarded in each category. In addition, conference attendees will vote to determine the People's Choice Award.

Learn About Judge's Criteria

Poster Specifications

  • Posters may be no larger than 3 ft. 10 in. wide, 5 ft. tall
  • Posters will be mounted to display boards with push pins
  • Posters must be prepared on a single sheet of paper
  • Printed electronic posters are preferred
  • Take down by
  • Posters not removed by will be reused or recycled

Set-up Instructions

Students will bring their printed poster to the Intermountain Sustainability Summit on the morning of March 19th by 8 a.m., or can have the poster delivered to Summit organizers the week prior to the event.

Posters will be on display on from to Students are strongly encouraged to attend their posters during the scheduled Student Poster Contest sessions throughout the day. Show off your good work, answer questions and network with others!

Vote for Your Favorite Poster

Vote for your favorite student poster on . The winner will be awarded the "People's Choice Award."

In addition, those who vote for their favorite poster will be entered to win Summit prizes!

Prizes will be distributed at the end of the conference on . Must be present to win.