Registration & Abstracts

KAS / KJAS Annual Meeting - Registration & Abstracts

Abstracts & Presentations
Session Topics
Student Scoring Rubric


General Pre-Registration  for the joint KAS/KJAS meeting is now closed.
Teacher Workshop Registration is still available
Onsite Registration will be available November 10, 11 and 12.

Onsite Registration link
Undergraduate & Graduate Students - $50
Professional Members - $80
Professional Non-members - $100
Guest / Parent  $25
Junior Academy (Middle & High School or Chaperone) - $0
K12 Teacher Workshops - $0

If someone else is paying for your registration
Please register yourself, and choose " Bill Me" for your payment option. Then forward the email with your invoice to the person who is paying for your registration. They may pay by check or credit card.
Deferred Registration payments are due by October 27. A late fee of $25 may be assessed after Nov 3. November 3 is also the deadline for canceling your registration and requesting a refund.

Final Pre-Registration Deadline was Wednesday November 3.

Abstracts and Presentations

Abstract submission deadline is October 1.
Abstracts must be uploaded following the KAS format. KAS publishes abstracts in our Journal following the Annual meeting and if your abstract does not meet our formatting requirements we may not publish it.
Please register for the meeting before submitting your abstract. Abstracts received with a first author who is not registered for the Annual Meeting will be rejected.

Please review the  Abstract and Presentation Guidelines for the required format for the KAS / KJAS Annual Meeting.
Please review the KAS Plagiarism Policy  in the Guidelines to avoid inadvertent errors. 
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Session Topics
This year we've added three special interdisciplinary themed sessions (in bold, below). If your presentation fits into one of these, we welcome you to submit into that session. New this year: we are asking you for your first choice and second choice sessions when you submit an abstract.

Agricultural Sciences
Anthropology and Sociology
Cellular and Molecular Biology
Chemistry: Analytical & Physical
Chemistry: Organic / Inorganic
Climate Science
Computer & Informational Sciences
Environmental Science
Health Sciences
Physics & Astronomy
Physiology and Biochemistry
Science Education
Zoology / Botany

All students at all levels,  presenting research can compete for a high score for their presentation. The scoring rubric allows any student to receive a high score. There are no competitions within sections.  Please refer to the new 2022 KAS/KJAS Student scoring form.

All questions about abstracts and presentations should be directed to KAS Program Coordinator Melony Stambaugh.

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KAS / KJAS Under 18 Waiver

The Kentucky Academy of Science Annual Meeting is an interdisciplinary professional environment that cultivates scientific discovery and understanding.

Thank you for contributing to our advancement of science by behaving professionally, respectfully and collegially at all times.