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Annual Meetings: Presentations and Discussions

GLOBE Annual Meetings provide teachers and partners with the opportunity to share how the program has worked in their local communities, schools and countries.

Participants are welcome to present their experiences and success with GLOBE in a variety of formats, including poster presentations, panel discussions and workshops. Learn more below about the different types of presentations available at Annual Meetings. 

Check out the presentations from last year's Annual Meeting.

Call for Presentations

The call for community presentations for the 2024 Annual Meeting will likely open in April, so those who would like to present should start considering their topics now. Check back on this page for more information in April.

Watch videos of past presentations on the GLOBE YouTube channel.

DRAFT - Annual Meeting Teachers

Presentation Formats


  • Poster Presentations: Teachers can supervise or present their students’ work as part of the Student Research Exhibition and Community Poster Session. Posters are visualizations that summarize programs, resources, research studies, or other work through text, images, and data.

  • Lightning Talks: These short sessions highlight successful and innovative programs, community partnerships, environmental achievements, expanded audiences, research and evaluation findings, civic engagement, and more.

  • Hands-On Presentations: Hands-on presentations are designed to engage participants in teaching activities, interactive discussions, and more.

  • Panel Discussions: Roundtable discussions emphasize discussion about a central question led by the presenter(s) and engaging session attendees.

  • Symposia: Symposia are panel discussions presenting different perspectives on a topic or question related to one of the focus points for each strand. Proposals must include a moderator and at least three panelists representing different organizations, ideas or experiences.

  • Workshops: Hands-on presentations of protocols and/or learning activities designed to engage participants in teaching protocols, learning activities, student research, interactive discussions, and more. Proposals must include a workshop facilitator and a minimum of three activity leaders representing different organizations, ideas, or experiences.

  • Traditional Presentations: Traditional presentations focus on a single topic or program, typically including a talk or PowerPoint (or other media) presentation followed by questions and answers or a short discussion.