Poster Competition 2023

Call for abstracts is now closed.

Selected abstracts will be notified by June 12, 2023.

Competition Details:

  • Students must belong to a Masters or PhD Program at an accredited university at the time of abstract submission.
  • Research must relate to a challenge that the industry is facing within the four pillars of the National Beef Strategy: connectivity, productivity, beef demand, or competitiveness. Posters will be presented to a beef producer audience and relatability and comprehension of the content will be part of the judging criteria.
  • Students are restricted to ONE submission per student.
  • Participating students must be listed as the presenting author. Presenting author substitutions will only be considered if due to extenuating circumstances.
  • Abstracts can be submitted online until 11:59PM MT on May 19th, 2023
  • Selected abstracts will be notified by June 12th, 2023 and will be required to register for the CBIC, with poster presentations occurring between August 15th and 16th, 2023.
  • ALL students will receive a reduced student registration rate.
  • Winners will be selected at the CBIC with prize money for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd

Abstract Guidelines:

An abstract is a short communication that allows readers to evaluate the contributions of a scientific study, method, industry solution, extension program, or research technique. As such, an abstract must contain clearly stated, simple sentences to ensure clarity.

Abstract Requirements

  • Abstract text (not including title) limit is 350 words.
  • Titles must be concise and relevant to a producer audience.
  • Proposed title limit is 25 words.
  • Please provided 5 keywords that relate to your abstract content.
  • Include the name(s) and affiliation(s) of authors and the email of the corresponding/presenting author.
  • A clearly stated objective in the first sentence.
  • Experimental methodology (such as population, experimental design, housing, data collection and statistical analysis).
  • Results related to the objective must be stated with the appropriate statistical inferences. One table or figure can be included if this is the most appropriate method for result presentation.
  • A clear conclusion that defines the effectiveness and/or application of the results.