Frequently Asked Questions

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How do I register for the Expo?
Faculty, staff and doctoral candidates who plan to attend in person can register here (select the Register button for your campus location) and select the sessions that interest you.

Who can attend the Expo?
The Expo is open to JWU faculty, staff and doctoral candidates.

Undergraduate and master’s students are encouraged to attend the Student Research, Design & Innovation Symposium on April 23, 2024.

Where do I park?
Participants attending the Providence event are encouraged to arrive early, as parking near the Friedman Center may be limited or unavailable. Parking in Lot F is recommended; further information is available on the JWU Campus Map.

Participants in Charlotte should park in the Cedar Street Parking Deck.

What do I need to do when I arrive?
Participants are asked to check in upon arrival. Volunteers and signage will help participants navigate the times and locations of all sessions. Participants may also visit the check-in table and contact a USBP Expo committee member for assistance.

Do I need to wear a nametag during the event?
Yes; name badges will be provided for all participants during the check-in process.

Is there a cost to attend the Expo?
There is no cost for participants to attend.

Will food and beverages be available?
A light lunch and refreshments throughout the day will be provided for all participants.

Will I receive a certificate or document verifying my participation in this event?Participation certificates will not be provided; however, presenters can download a copy of the online program for their records.

I’m presenting at the Expo. What technology, room setup, and assistance will be available to me?
All rooms are equipped with a computer, screen, projector, sound, and internet access. Some rooms are traditional classrooms, while others are conference rooms. Presenters will be assigned to a room that best fits their session’s delivery format; they will receive the room number assignment prior to the Expo, and technical support will be available as needed.

My presentation proposal was accepted, but I now have a conflict and can no longer present. Whom do I notify?
Presenters who are no longer able to present at the Expo due to unforeseen circumstances should try to arrange for a back-up presenter. If this is not possible, they email the Expo committee as soon as possible.

I have a question that was not addressed here. Whom should I contact?
Participants can email the Expo committee with all Expo-related questions.