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2017 Emerging Creatives Student Summit

WATER: New Directions Through Arts and Science  

February 8 - 11, 2017

SUMMIT schedule  

The summit consists of guest panels, onsite presentations, and small group work throughout.

INSPIRED speakers

University of Florida faculty members are joined by guest scientists, artists, and others from across the country to address problems surrounding WATER.

POP-UP speakers  

Got a quick 3-5 minute research presentation on the summit theme? Raring to go with your research, story, or creative connection? PhD students registered for the summit may apply for one of five spots to fuel the fire of your fellow emerging creatives’ work. 

PLANNING your trip  

Find hotel, shuttle, map, and other info to help plan your trip to Gainesville (Florida in February!)


Resources that have been shared in preparation for, during, and as an outcome of the summit can be found here.

WHAT it's all about

Emerging Creatives Student Summits bring together students who have an interest in the arts, crossing disciplinary boundaries, and developing collaborative projects. 

Student Challenge GRANT

a2ru is pleased to offer funding for projects or teams developed at the 2017 summit to continue through grant funding. Click below for additional information, criteria, and grant application tutorial (which includes the application link).

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