2022 OAS Annual Meeting

Each year, the Academy brings together Ohio’s scientists, engineers, educators, graduate, undergraduate and pre-college students to discuss recent developments in science and technology. The meeting is a science gathering with scientific sessions, renowned speakers, and valuable networking opportunities.

Presenters can present their findings in either a podium or poster presentation.

The Ohio Academy of Science’s Annual Meeting is for academic, governmental, and industrial scientists and engineers, university and pre-college educators, and pre-college, undergraduate, and graduate students, and interested lay citizens in the Ohio region. Annually the several hundred scientific presentations are complemented by workshops, symposia, and an All- Academy Lecture.

Whatever your scientific interests this Call for Papers is your invitation to participate in the Annual Meeting of The Ohio Academy of Science. Professionals, college students of all levels, and pre-college students who have completed research may submit an abstract. The abstract submissions must contain results.

Acceptable abstracts will be published in the Program Abstracts issue of The Ohio Journal of Science (OJS). This publication assures that researchers across Ohio, elsewhere in the United States, and in dozens of foreign countries will have access to your work. Symposia, workshops and field trips may be arranged by special permission.

Research papers are welcome in ALL FIELDS of science, engineering, technology, education and their applications. The first author should complete the submission and must be a member of the Academy. Presentations can be given in 10 minute Podium Presentation or a 48″ by 36″ Poster formats (click to review the difference).

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, the Academy held its Annual Meeting virtually. Abstracts were still received and published in The Ohio Journal of Science, and the full issue can be read here.


Please follow these steps to submit an abstract:

  • Membership in the Academy is required for all first authors.
  • First authors must complete the abstract submission. Advisors cannot submit on behalf of students.
  • Login to your member record before beginning submission.
  • Abstract submission fee is $80.00 which includes a boxed lunch. Faculty and students from the University of Findlay, our host institution, received a discounted rate of $50.00.
  • Submission deadline is Thursday, November 18, 2021.

Abstract submission link:


The Ohio Academy of Science Annual Meeting is a full day of scientific discussion and presentations. Presentations are be given by college students and science professionals from across Ohio.

Typical Annual Meeting Schedule

7:30 AM – 10:00 AM Meeting Registration and Breakfast 

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Poster Session (All Presenters) 

               All posters will be displayed in both morning and afternoon session

10:15 AM – 12:00 PM Podium Sessions 

12:15 PM – 1:15 PM Lunch/State of the Academy/All-Academy Lecture

1:30 PM – 3:00 PM Poster Session (All Presenters)

               All posters will be displayed in both morning and afternoon session


Pictures from previous Annual Meetings

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