TJ Student Research Conference (TJSRC) is a conference for high school students to present their research to thier peers and to expert professors. It is an opportunity to learn about the latest developments in the machine learning and computer science research. The conference is open to people of all ages, but only high-school students can present.


Saturday, April 22, 2023
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Lunch will be provided



Thomas Jefferson High School
6560 Braddock Rd, Alexandria, VA 22312

Please enter through the main entrance at the Dome (Door #1). Once you enter, we will guide you to the cafeteria.

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Networking Opportunities

Professional researchers from GMU, Georgetown, NRL, JHU, UMD, and more will peruse student research and offer advice, critiques, questions, as well as possible internships.

Call for Mentors & Students

Poster Instructions

All projects are required to present a poster at the conference. You must follow these rules:

Example posters can be seen here. An example template can be seen here. Note: if you would like us to print your poster, you will have to send the file roughhly two weeks earlier and pay a small fee ($5). Otherwise, printing of the poster will need to be done independently (usually at either a school or local print store such as Staples or FedEx).

Award Info

The mentors will choose multiple awards along with cash prizes for all:

, Note: Prize money may increase in the future!

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How do I register?
  • What is the deadline for submitting research?
  • Where do I submit my abstract and poster pdf?
  • Does my project have to be just CS?
  • Is there a registration fee to attend the conference?
  • How many people can I have per project?
  • Is there a selection process?
  • How should my poster be formatted?
  • Is there a dress code
  • What if I have more questions?
  • More Information Coming Soon...