The Faculty of Engineering Graduate Research Symposium (FEGRS) is an annual student-run event that is held on the University of Alberta engineering campus. FEGRS 2018 will occur on July 4-5, 2018. It is a conference aimed at providing opportunities for students to present their research, network with industry, and improve their professional development skills.
FEGRS 2018 will consist of oral and poster presentations, professional development workshops, invited keynote speakers, an industrial mixer, a research pitch competition, and a networking meal and banquet dinner. Around 500 total students, professionals, and faculty/staff are expected to attend the event. This year's symposium will highlight two areas of strategic importance to the Faculty: Future Energy Systems and Innovations in Biomedical Engineering, which also align with government priorities around sustainable, low-carbon energy and health and wellness.
This symposium is organized by an inter-departmental committee with representatives from Biomedical Engineering, Chemical and Materials Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering.