UBC Okanagan Interdisciplinary Student Health Conference

Save the date!  The 10th annual UBC Okanagan Interdisciplinary Student Health Conference will be held on campus on Saturday March 11, 2023.

The UBC Okanagan Interdisciplinary Student Health Conference (ISHC) brings together students from across UBC Okanagan to showcase their health science research and public health experiences at an engaging presentation event. Student researchers, including graduate students, are invited to submit abstracts for poster or oral presentations, and exemplary presentations are given recognition at the end of the conference. Other students can support the conference as volunteers.

Students may present in one of three formats:

  • 10 minute oral presentation: Competitive selection, limited spots available. Present your slides to all conference attendees with a 10 minute presentation.
  • 5 minute oral presentation: Present your slides to an adjudicator and attendees with a 5 minute presentation. Concurrent sessions.
  • 5 minute poster presentation: Present your poster to an adjudicator and attendees with a 5 minute presentation. Concurrent sessions.

Important dates:

  • January 1 – 31, 2023: Abstract submission portal open.
  • January 12 & 18, 2023: Abstract writing workshops.
  • February 15, 2023: Abstract feedback & next steps sent to students
  • March 2, 2023: Final abstracts due

Abstract Submission deadline:  11:59 pm, Tuesday January 31, 2023

Submit Abstract

Follow the Interdisciplinary Student Health Conference on Instagram

Questions? Contact Diane Oorebeek at smp.research@ubc.ca.

Download 2022 Conference Guide