Natural gas energy industry focused students and faculty are invited to partake in the SHALE INSIGHT™ 2018 University Research Showcase at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center on October 24-25. Located in the exhibit hall, the University Research Showcase will allow students and faculty to showcase their groundbreaking studies, projects and research while networking with the nation’s foremost leaders on shale development. Topics may include: subsurface research in drilling, hydraulic fracturing, groundwater monitoring, boring and logging techniques, as well as, “end use” potential; getting gas to market transportation/infrastructure, and increased energy efficiency concepts. “Non-technical” topics are also welcome such as the social and economic impacts of abundant and inexpensive energy made possible by natural gas.

If you have a study, project or research that you would like to showcase, please review the details and complete the form below. For questions or additional information, please contact Marissa Breitenstein at

Student Research Showcase Flier

University Research Showcase Dates

October 24

10:45 am – 11:45 am | 1:45 pm – 2:45 pm | 4:15 pm – 5:15 pm

October 25

11:15 am – 12:00 pm

Subject to the number of submissions received, selected participants may have the opportunity to showcase up to four times. Please indicate your availability on the form below. Once the submissions have been reviewed and selected, the SHALE INSIGHT™ Conference selection committee will provide your scheduled date(s) and time(s). Following the initial congratulatory email, you will have two days to reply and accept.

University Research Showcase Deadlines

September 25      Submissions Due

October 1-3       Submission Selections Announced

October 9        Details provided to selected participants

University Research Showcase Details

If selected, participants will receive:

  • Complimentary Conference registration for the day you are showcasing

If you wish to attend the entire Conference, you may register at the student rate ($95)
or the academic (faculty) rate ($375)

  • 8’x4’ poster board, Velcro and thumbtacks for displaying


University Research Showcase Application

If you would like to participate in the University Research Showcase please complete the form below. The information will be provided to the SHALE INSIGHT™ Conference Selection Committee for review.

PLEASE NOTE that the material in this form must be submitted in one piece, and there is not an opportunity to save and work on it later. We suggest that you review the form and develop your responses to the questions in a word document if necessary, and copy and paste the information into the appropriate sections to submit. The following submission is to include only non-proprietary information.


Supporting Documents

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Please Review

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