Poster presentations are invited for a Student Poster Contest sponsored by the University of Guelph KTT Program being held on April 29th, Guelph.


Poster abstract with a maximum of 200 words should be e-mailed to

Deadline  April 7th, 2014 (updated)


Posters should describe research projects addressing rural development research related topics in clear language using the poster template provided at the link below and address any of the theme priorities of:
rural/urban interface,

  • rural economic development
  • rural infrastructure,
  •  community capacity
  • labour market,
  • promotion of innovation, and rural quality of life and challenges.

Poster template link:

Abstracts must include 1) title; 2) a brief explanation of the project; 3) why the project is important; 4) what the specific benefit of the project has been/could be; and 5) who has benefited or is expected to benefit from this research.  

Poster Presentations:

Poster presenters will be invited to present a 1 minute presentation on what their research is about as part of the day's agenda.


A Review Committee will select posters for display and notification of acceptance with poster guidelines will occur by e-mailbefore April 9th, 2014.

Students : There will be prizes for the best student posters:

1stplace - $250; 2ndplace - $150 and 3rdplace - $100