Presenters must:

  • Be an undergraduate student at UM-Flint, UM-Dearborn, or Oakland University. Recent graduates (i.e. students graduating in the term prior to, or immediately following the event) may also present.
  • Complete both a General Registration Form AND a Proposal Submission Form

Prior to completing the proposal submission form, students should consult with their faculty mentors and any other project authors to prepare an abstract of no more than 200 words describing the work to be presented. Submissions with no faculty mentor will not be accepted. Where a group project is involved, only one proposal form needs to be completed; with all names included on that single form. However, each student should complete their own general registration form.

All other guests (faculty advisors, non-presenting students, staff, family, friends, and any visitors) only need to complete a General Registration Form.

Oral Presentations

Oral presentations should be no more than 15 minutes in length. Ideally, you should prepare a 10-minute presentation and to anticipate a 3-5 minute discussion period. Oral presentations will be done in mediated classrooms which are equipped with a computer, a projection unit, VGA outlets for a personal laptop, USB connections, a document camera, and a DVD/VCR for your video/audio playback needs. 

Poster Presentations

Posters sizes should not exceed 36" x 48".  During your poster presentation session, you will need to stand close enough to your poster to discuss it as others pass by. It is also recommended that presenters distribute hard copies of the research, summaries, or additional information. 

Poster mounting options vary by institution. When the event is hosted at UM-Flint, an easel, foam board, and binding clips are provided to mount and display your poster.

FOR UM-FLINT STUDENTS: The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs provides free poster printing support for UM-Flint students presenting at MOM. Posters must be submitted for print to Andre Louis at no later than Tuesday, May 7 by 12:00 pm. For more information on poster printing or to download free templates, click here.

Performance and Demonstration Projects

Students can also conduct performances that include art, music, and/or drama. Wherever possible, performances will be scheduled with other performances and/or oral presentations with the same themes. The performance should last 10-12 minutes and not longer than 15 minutes. A brief introduction should be included with the presentation, along with a brief discussion period at the end of the presentation.

Students demostrating a product or invention will be allowed to do so in conjunction with the hour-long poster sessions. Space and equipment will be provided as requested by the presenter.