Student Competition

"Proudly Sponsored by the Large Scale Ecosystem Restoration Section (LERS) of the Society of Ecological Restoration (SER)"

A Student Competition will be held in conjunction with NCER 2018. All students giving presentations are automatically enrolled. Winners will receive an Award Certificate and a $100 prize during the closing Awards Presentation & Networking Social on Thursday, August 30.

Student Competition Categories

(A) Best Student Oral Presentation

This award will honor the best oral presentation given by a student during the conference. Each student presenter will be evaluated by two judges using standardized scoring criteria. The top ranked oral presenter will receive this award.

(B) Best Student Poster Presentation

This award will honor the best poster presentation given by a student during the conference. Each student poster will be evaluated by two judges using standardized scoring criteria. The top ranked poster presenter will receive this award.

Scores will be compiled and ranked during a meeting of the Awards Committee at the end of the Poster Session during lunch on Thursday, August 30.

Presentation Judging Schedule

Oral Evaluations during Concurrent Sessions: August 28-30, 2018
Poster Evaluations during Poster Session: August 29, 2018
Awards Presentation at Conference: Thursday, August 30, 2018 (5:30PM - 6:00PM)

Become a Member of SER

The Society for Ecological Restoration (SER) is a non-profit organization comprised of individuals and partner organizations from around the world who are actively engaged in the repair and recovery of degraded ecosystems utilizing a broad array of experiences, knowledge sets, and cultural perspectives.

You may join as an individual, or, join SER as an organization and secure up to five individual memberships!

Learn More About SER Membership Information


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Hosting Organizations

UF/IFAS

Society of Ecological Restoration

Platinum Sponsor

Walton Family Foundation

Partnering Organizations

CWPPRA

GSA

Stantec

AECOM




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