2018 Postdoctoral Data & Dine Symposium

ADAPT Stage Event Type

Learning Community

Professional Development Topic

Communication Skills
May 9, 2018 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm


University Club, 123 University Place

Networking Event


Data & Dine is a scientific poster session and networking dinner for University of Pittsburgh postdoctoral associates and scholars to present their research to colleagues, faculty, and administrators. Due to the professional nature of the event, attendance is restricted to adults. Business casual attire encouraged.

  • Poster Session: 5PM-7PM
  • Dinner: 7PM-9PM

Pre Event
Day of Event

Travel Awards for Best Poster Presentations

Posters may feature work previously presented, planned to be presented at other local or national meetings, as well as works in progress (including experimental designs and preliminary results). Postdocs who do not yet have research at Pitt warranting a poster submission are also encouraged to attend.

View Judging Guidelines

Abstract Requirements for Posters

Please follow the following guidelines if you plan to submit an abstract:

  • Microsoft Word Document (.doc, .docx)
  • Font: Times Roman, Size 12, Single Spacing, One-Inch Margins
  • Length: Abstracts are limited to 1800 characters excluding spaces and should not contain graphs or images.
  • 1st line: Title
  • 2nd line: Author(s): Last Name, First Name
  • 3rd line: Affiliation(s)
  • Name Your File: (First author's last name)_datadine2018.doc

Download a Sample Abstract

Abstract Submission and Registration

By submitting an abstract, you are automatically registered for the poster presentation and dinner.

The abstract submission deadline is Friday, April 20th at 5PM.

*Abstract Submission is Now Closed*


If you are an University of Pittsburgh community member and are not submitting an abstract, register for dinner below.

*General Registration is Now Closed*

Program Book

View and Download the 2018 Postdoctoral Data & Dine Symposium Book

Helpful Information

Parking and Transit
University Club Parking
University of Pittsburgh Shuttles
Moovit Transportation App


There will be dinner following the poster presentation. Advance registration was required. Looking for a Starbucks? Dunkin Donuts?

Lactation Rooms
The University Club has a lactation room on the Lower-Level, Nursing room. There are two chairs, a small table, and outlet/power source next to the restroom. Use is first-come, first-serve. Doors lock from the inside. Room contact is Rosemarie Basso, rob42@pitt.edu

Full list of University Lactation Rooms


Guest bathrooms are located on the 2nd and 4th Floor. Single Occupancy Restrooms


If you need to speak to an event coordinator or have a general question during the event, please tweet us at @dpcdatpitt.

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Sponsoring Entity: 
University of Pittsburgh Postdoctoral Association (UPPDA)
Sponsoring Entity, Other: 

Center for Doctoral and Postdoctoral Career Development (DPCD)

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