Annual Meeting

Meeting Date, Location, and Deadline

Location: Grand Forks, ND

Date: Fri-Sat, March 15-16, 2024

Registration and Abstract Deadline: March 1, 2024

2024 North Dakota Academy of Science-Meeting Agenda


Friday, March 15th - Reception, Keynote speaker, Dinner 5:00 to 8:00 P.M. - Memorial Union, University of North Dakota

Saturday, March 16th - Meeting, 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. - University of North Dakota

Schedule of 2024 Meeting

Abstract and Presentation Information

There will be both oral and poster presentations. Abstracts must be submitted using the form included in the registration process (text only).

Oral Presentations: Undergraduates, graduate students, postdocs, and faculty are encouraged to give oral presentations.  Talks should be structured to fit a 15 minute time-frame followed by a 5 minute question and answer period. Talks will be grouped by topic; concurrent sessions are likely. Talks by undergraduate and graduate presenters are eligible for cash awards.

Posters: Poster presentations are limited to undergraduate students only. Student presenters will be available over the lunch break to discuss their research with NDAS attendees and the public. Posters will have maximum dimensions of 54"W x 48"H.

Art Competition: There is no restriction on art forms, for example it can be 3D forms, microscopy images, paintings etc. inspired by science and nature. Artworks should be original and not copied from any sources. Please send your art submission to Dr. Gupta at


To register for the annual meeting, and submit an abstract, please complete the form below (link forthcoming). This form will allow you to register for the meeting, whether or not you are presenting; however, if you plan on presenting, please have your abstract ready before completing this form.

Once you have registered, please submit payment using the options under "Payment".


The fees for meeting registration and meals are as follows:

$75 - Faculty/Postdoc/Professional

$55 - Graduate/Undergraduate Student

Select your registration type and quantity from the dropdown menu below and click on a payment option.


Lodging is available at Hilton Garden Inn Grand Forks, located within 5 minutes from the University of North Dakota. Please mention the NDAS meeting when booking for the negotiated rate at $96.3/night and book before Feb. 25.


Hilton Garden Inn Grand Forks-UND


Free parking is available at the University of North Dakota on Friday evening after 4pm and Saturday. The event will take place Memorial Union. Parking ramp near the Memorial Union is free to park after 4pm on Friday and Saturday for this event. Please use 4th and 5 flooring on the parking ramp. Lots are located near each building, and can be found on the campus map here: 

Memorial Union