2013 Oxbridge Canadian Conference Call for Submissions: Due May 1st, 2013


The Oxbridge Canadian Conference is a venue for undergraduates andgraduates at Oxford and Cambridge to present their work.

The students can be of Canadian origin, or their work be focused in part on Canada. The theme of the conference will be “Positioning Canada: Emerging Economies, Scientific Frontiers, and Sociopolitical Challenges.” We will accept 18 abstracts, and each presenter will be given 10 minutes to present their work, with 5 minutes for questions. If your abstract is accepted, please note that there is a ?50 registration fee that will be charged.

When: Saturday June 1st, 2013 from 9:30 am – 5:30 pm
Where: Grand Salon, Canada House (Trafalgar Square, London)
Abstracts due: May 1st, 2013 (acceptances announced by May 5th, 2013)
Registration fees due: May 12th, 2013 (if your abstract is accepted; you can also register as a guest, pay the fee, and not be required to present)
Registration fee: GBP50
Keynote speaker: TBA
Theme: Positioning Canada: Emerging Economies, Scientific Frontiers, and Sociopolitical Challenges

There are a limited number of spots for people to attend the conference without presenting abstracts.

For more information about the conference, please visit our website here: https://www.srcf.ucam.org/cdnclub/oxbridge/

To register for the conference, please visit here: https://www.srcf.ucam.org/cdnclub/oxbridge/submit.html

Conference Theme

Abstracts can be broadly related to any of the following areas: For science, this theme may include topics such as new technology and analysis methods, aging populations and changing demographics, translational research, systems biology and analysis, pandemics and international health. For the social sciences, potential topics or areas of focus include emerging economies, countries in transition, cultural comparisons, international venture capital, microloans, and foreign investment, transnational markets, new social media technologies, global security / foreign intervention, and digital democracy. With respect to the humanities, potential areas of interest include East-West comparisons, borders and boundaries and transcultural history.

If you’re wondering if your abstract is relevant to the theme, please e-mail Andrew (asd39@cam.ac.uk) or Justin (jf443@cam.ac.uk), for more information or clarification.