Graduate Student Conference Student Submission Form

Graduate Student Conference Abstract Submission Form 2023

The final date to submit an abstract is Monday, May 1st, 16:00 EST. Successful applicants will be notified on Wednesday, May 3rd. Abstracts submitted before April 21st will be eligible for early review by our selection committee, giving selected applicants more time to prepare their presentations.


Clearly state the topic of your research that you wish to present at the Conference.

Your research should aim to solve a problem in Canadian national security and defence.

Clearly state what that problem is, and how your research can contribute to the solution.

Abstracts should be 250 words max. 12pt, Times New Roman, double-spaced.

Are you currently enrolled within an academic institution?(Required)
Under our Young Professionals Programme, participation at the Graduate Student Conference is only open to those 30 years of age or younger.(Required)
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