Apply for the 11th Annual Joint CITE Section Student Presentation Competition

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Are you an undergraduate or graduate student looking to practice presenting in a low-pressure environment, make contacts with potential employers, share ideas with other students and get the chance to win cash prizes? Consider apply to the 11th Annual Joint CITE Section Student Presentation Competition.
 
The Toronto, Hamilton, and Southwest Ontario sections' Joint Technical Presentation Competition for Students is a unique event organized annually by the Canadian Institute of Transportation Engineers (CITE) to help foster interest in the field of transportation.  
 
The competition offers students an opportunity to present a topic of interest in transportation before their peers and transportation professionals.  
 
Interested students are invited to submit a one-page abstract of not more than 400 words on any topic related to transportation.  
 
A shortlist of three graduate students and three undergraduate students will be selected and invited to give a 10-15-minute presentation on the afternoon of Wednesday, February 20th, 2019 at York University.
 
A short question and answer period will follow after each presentation. This year, the competition will serve as part of a longer student conference, with snacks and refreshments provided. 
 
Students who do not participate in the competition are invited to present their own research during a poster session immediately following the competition.  
 
KEY DATES
  • Submission of Abstracts: Wednesday, February 13th, 2019 
  • Notice of Acceptance: Friday, February 15th, 2019
  • Date of Presentation:  Wednesday, February 20th, 2019 
  • Conference Opening Sessions:  3:00 – 4:00pm
  • Presentation Competition:  4:00 – 6:15pm
  • Poster Sessions and Networking: 6:15 – 7:30pm
 
EVENT LOCATION
York University, Bergeron Centre for Engineering Excellence, Room 125| 11 Arboretum Lane | Toronto, ON
 
PRIZES
Prizes in each category: $350 for first place, $150 for second place, and $100 for third place Benefits:       
 
INVITED SCHOOLS
Lakehead University, McMaster University, Mohawk College, Ryerson University, Seneca College, University of Toronto, University of Waterloo, University of Windsor, Western University
 
HOW TO APPLY
Interested students should submit abstracts to either: 
 
Farhad Shahla, M.Eng., P.Eng., PTOE, PMP Past President ITE Toronto Section c/o City of Mississauga 
Tel: (905) 615-3200 x3377  | E-mail: Farhad.Shahla@mississauga.ca   
 
Dana Elfar, EIT Secretary ITE Southwestern Ontario Section c/o Stantec 
Tel: (519) 675-6671 |  E-mail: Dana.Elfar@stantec.com  
 
Note:  Abstracts in Microsoft Word format will be accepted by e-mail. Please include your address and telephone number with all communication
 

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