Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts Graduate Student Conference

In association with the Career Research and Innovation Development Conference (CRIDC)
Sponsored by the Graduate Student Government Association

Who can attend the conferences? All faculty, staff, and students at Georgia Tech and guests are welcome to attend the IAC Graduate Student Paper Conference on January 31, 2020, and the CRIDC sessions on January 27-28, 2020.

What is the format for the January 31st IAC Graduate Student Conference?
Presentations (based on abstracts submitted by December 3rd), will be scheduled by the Ivan Allen College Graduate Student Advisory Board as papers on panels OR as roundtable presentations during the January 31, 2020, conference. Graduate students can volunteer as session chairs and/or respondents to carol.colatrella@lmc.gatech.edu. Presenters who have professional obligations that prevent their attending the conference may record their papers in advance.

When is the CRIDC Awards Ceremony? Authors of the top three papers submitted by January 1, 2020, will each receive up to $1500 in travel funds awarded by Dr. John Tone, Dean of the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts, at the January CRIDC awards ceremony. Honorable mention awards will also be presented.


  • Monday, January 1, 2020: 10-15-page essays from IAC students due to Grace A. Halverson (ghalverson33@gatech.edu)
  • Monday, January 27 & Tuesday, January 28, 2020: CRIDC Poster Sessions, Breakout Sessions, and Awards Ceremony, Global Learning Center
  • Friday, January 31, 2020: Panelists & roundtable speakers present papers at IAC Graduate Student Conference, Stephen C. Hall Building, Room 102

Employers Attending CRIDC Graduate School Fair on January 28 

  • Bracebridge Capital
  • CFD Research Corporation
  • Cognosos
  • Demand Side Analytics
  • Electric Power Research Institute
  • Exponent
  • Georgia Tech Research Institute
  • Global Foundries
  • Novelis
  • Path Laboratories
  • Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab
  • Phillips 66 Technology
  • Sandia National Laboratories
  • Savannah River National Laboratory
  • Systems & Technology Research
  • Home Depot

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