Participant Information for IYPA Finalists
- ENTRY INFORMATION
Your entry will consist of 2 elements: (1) a visual thinking display in the form of a poster (no larger than A1) and (2) your project. You should bring all posters to the Festival to display on Friday 18th May.
- BEFORE THE FESTIVAL: SUBMIT YOUR PROJECT BY FRIDAY 11TH MAY
ESSAY/ RECORDING/POWERPOINT PRESENTATION
If your project is an essay, recording (podcast, film, etc.) or PowerPoint presentation please email it to firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday 11th May. If this will not be possible, please email and let us know.
If your project is a poster (so you will be bringing two posters – the visual thinking display and the project itself) please email us by 11th May at email@example.com and let us know what size your project poster is.
If your project is another format, please email us by 11th May at firstname.lastname@example.org and let us know what it is!
- FESTIVAL VENUE AND DATE
The Festival will take place on Friday 18 May. The venue is O’Reilly Hall at University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4. Please see the attached map of UCD with O’Reilly Hall circled in red. On the map O'Reilly Hall is Map Reference: 45 C7.
- GENERAL INFORMATION
8.30am: Doors Open
8.30am – 10.30am: Finalists Set-up Posters and Projects
9.30am – 12.30pm: Judging
12.30pm – 1.30pm: Lunch
1.30pm – 3pm: The IYPA Awards Ceremony
3pm – 5pm: Pack-up Projects and Posters
5pm: Doors Close
- Please present at registration at O’Reilly Hall to receive your display stall number upon arrival.
- All Finalists have been allocated display boards with a designated number.
- Finalists should immediately set-up their poster and project in their designated display stall. The set-up of the venue will be similar to the BT Science Award.
- Students will be invited to speak to the public and the judges about their projects in front of their stall. Classes and groups should designate representatives to speak as required.
- Finalists who have indicated their project as AV and requested power, have been allocated a display booth with a power socket.
- Finalists whose project includes films, Powerpoint, podcasts, websites, or other items that require electronic media should bring their own laptop or other electronic equipment to display their project.
- All electronic equipment will be brought to UCD at the owner’s own risk.
- Prizes will be designated by age group, entrant categories and topic. The judges’ decision is final.
- Please be on time and arrive at UCD as early as possible to set-up your poster and arrange your display.
- There will be lunch, snacks and drinks available to purchase on the day. You may also want to bring your lunch with you.
Let us know if you have any further questions.
With best from the IYPA Team
For inquiries, please contact: email@example.com
The Awards Festival will take place on 18 May 2018.
The festival will be at University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4.
Rather, it is an opportunity to share your philosophical thinking with students from around Ireland, as well as professional philosophers and the public.
IT IS IMPORTANT TO:
- Practice briefly explaining your title, thinking and conclusions.
- Consider any questions which could arise from your work.
- Talk to people about your project.
- Be open to “disruptive” ideas and alternative points of view.
- Listen, discuss and contribute to other people’s thinking in a constructive way.
- Present yourself neatly and be welcoming.
- If you are in a group, make sure every member has the opportunity to take part and contribute to discussions.