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Mon, Jan 22

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Galbraith Building GB202

Graduate Student Competition

The 2024 CGS-SOS Graduate Student Competition will include representatives from the following Southern Ontario Universities: Metropolitan, Toronto, Waterloo; York, Western and McMaster. A representative from each University will make an oral presentation of up 15 minutes followed by Q&A.

Time & Location

Jan 22, 2024, 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. EST

Galbraith Building GB202, 35 St George St, Toronto

About the event

Tickets:

https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/cgs-sos-graduate-student-competition-2024-at-university-of-toronto-tickets-779152033707

Event Program:

  • 5:00 PM – Reception and Socializing
  • 6:00 PM – Dinner
  • 7:00 PM – Presentation
  • 9:00 PM - Adjourn

The CGS-SOS will hold the 2024 CGS-SOS Graduate Student Competition. The competition will include representatives from the following Southern Ontario Universities: Metropolitan, Toronto, Waterloo; York, Western and McMaster. A representative from each University will make an oral presentation of up to 15 minutes which will be followed by a five minute question-and-answer period.

A panel of judges from industry will assess the presentations, and cash prizes will be awarded to recognize the best presentations and participation in the competition. The top presenter will receive $500 and registration for GeoMontreal 2024; the second-place presenter will be awarded $300; and the third-place presenter will be awarded $200. All presentations will be recorded and also, sent to the CGS National to represent the Southern Ontario Section in nationwide competition.

Evaluation for the CGS-SOS Graduate Student Competition will be based on the following criteria: geotechnical content (Materials and Design) and interest (60%), oral and visual quality of presentation (30%), and performance during the question-and-answer period (10%).

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