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The 2024 Carl Hunt Graduate Student Research Poster Competition



Graduate students enrolled during the Spring 2024 semester, or those graduated within six months of the Pacific Northwest Animal Nutrition Conference, (no earlier than July 15, 2023), are encouraged to submit an abstract. Previous award winners are not eligible for prize money.

Postdoctoral and Undergraduate Researchers
You may present data in poster form but are not eligible for prize money.

Abstract Requirements

Abstracts must describe research completed as part of the student's degree program. It is highly recommended that students take into consideration the applied nature of this conference when deciding the relevance of their work. Work previously presented at a national or international conference is eligible. Abstracts should not exceed one single-spaced page (1-inch margins, 12 pts. Times New Roman font). 

Submit an abstract to your departmental representative by December 15, 2023.

Poster Requirements

Suggested poster size is 36 X 54 inches. Posters must include at least the following sections: Introduction, Objectives, Materials and Methods, Results, Summary/Implications, and References. Work previously presented at another conference must be reformatted for this conference. Posters will be judged by a panel of industry representatives based on the presentation as well as the content.


First Place $ 1,250
Second Place $ 1,000
Third Place $    750





Departmental Representatives

University of Alberta Dr. Anne Laarman
Washington State University Dr. Don Llewellyn
Oregon State University Dr. Juliana Ranches
University of Idaho Dr. Pedram Rezamand
Montana State University Dr. Megan Van Emon



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Thank you to our 2023 Student Competition Sponsors


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Past meeting proceedings now available online here