2019 JCATI Symposium - Student Information

The 2019 JCATI Symposium will be held on April 11, 2018 at the University of Washington HUB North Ballroom from 9AM-4PM. 

Below is information on travel/lodging for students working on JCATI projects. JCATI will pay travel/lodging costs for 2 students per project to attend the symposium. Additional students are welcome if the project PI covers the expense. 

Questions? Contact Beth Hacker, JCATI Program Manager

Student Lodging JCATI will pay for 1 double occupancy room per project (room & tax) for Wednesday, April 10 at the Silver Cloud Hotel. Students are responsible for any incidentals they incur. Breakfast will be provided at the symposium.
Student Travel

JCATI pays travel costs for 2 students per project. 

  • By personal car: JCATI will reimburse for mileage
  • By plane: JCATI will pay for two students to fly to Seattle. Those flying must work with the Program Manager to book their ticket through a UW approved travel agent
Student Registration  Do not register yourself! The JCATI Program Manager will register students once the PI provides attendee names. 
Student Pitch Contest

One student from each project has 2 minutes and 1 slide to present their JCATI project to the audience. Students must use the pitch slide template-note this is different from your poster.  Animation is not allowed on the pitch slide. No props are allowed on stage, no reading off paper notes or your phone. Just you, a microphone and 1 slide. Pitch slides and name of pitch person is due to the Program Manager by Monday, April 1

A team of judges will score the pitches on the following criteria: 

  • Explanation of project 
  • Explanation of industry need for technology
  • Impact of project on WA aerospace industry
  • Impact of project on industry partner

The top two pitches will be announced at the end of the symposium

 

Student

Poster

Contest

JCATI project posters should be 36" high by 48" wide and use the poster template. Look for your lab name at the top of the poster boards and plan on having posters up by 8:00-8:15 am. Pins will be provided. Symposium attendees will vote and the top two posters will be announced at the end of the symposium.

Students can have handheld props (demo on laptop, piece of mfg product, small prototype) but the space does not have room for tables or power for demonstrations. If you have questions, please contact the JCATI Program Manager.