**For Zoom presentation requirements, registered participants should check their email for the most up-to-date information.**

Before the Showcase

Participants are encouraged to:

  • Read tips shared by past Showcase presenters, which can be found here.
  • Check their email inbox for last minute reminders and information regarding the Showcase, which will be sent out to all presenters during the week of the event. Students should carefully read through this email to know when and where to register and what they will need to bring with them.
  • Invite family, friends, and their mentor to attend the Showcase.
  • Practice the presentation, but get enough rest so they can shine on the big day!
  • Email showcase@hawaii.edu with any questions about the event or to inform the Undergraduate Showcase staff if they are no longer be able to participate in the event. If students are no longer able to participate, they must inform the Undergraduate Showcase staff as soon as possible.

On the day of the Showcase

Participants should:

  • Wear professional/business casual attire. Students may also view photos from past events for reference.
  • Oral presenters should:
    • Be in their presentation room a few minutes before the oral session officially starts so that their session can begin on time.
    • Be courteous and supportive to their peers:
      • Remain for the entirety of a presentation session
      • Mute themselves when they are not speaking
      • Ask their peers questions about their projects
      • Use breaks between sessions to switch rooms
      • Support their peers by attending sessions other than their own
      • Invite their friends, family, and mentors to come see their presentation”
  • Poster presenters should (Spring semester only):
    • Smile and be inviting!
    • Remain for the entirety of a presentation session
    • Have an “elevator speech” ready that summarizes their poster in 3-5 minutes.
    • Mute themselves when they are not speaking
    • Ask their peers questions about their projects
    • Use breaks between sessions to switch rooms
    • Support their peers by attending sessions other than their own
    • Invite their friends, family, and mentors to come see their presentation”
  • If students have any further questions, please email showcase@hawaii.edu.