Strike-a-Spark Conference

Strike-a-Spark Conference

Strike-a-Spark Conference

The 5th Annual Strike a Spark Conference took place on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 from 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.  A total of 225 presentations were delivered involving just over 300 presenters.  Attendance for the day came in at just over 500 people.

Chancellor Greenstein and President Jones viewed a variety of presentations in the morning session.  Chancellor Greenstein delivered an inspiring keynote address during the Featured Session which also had a poetry reading as well as theatre and dance performances.

The day highlighted the many talents of Cal U’s students, featuring their creative works, research, and scholarship.  Please see the links below for the full program of the event, video of the Featured Session, and details of various awards from the day.

Strike a Spark

Full Program


See all the details here.



It is not too early to mark your calendars and start to plan for the 6th Annual Strike a Spark Conference, which will be on Wednesday, April 22, 2020!”


Contact Us

Questions and comments can be directed to Gregg Gould, Director, Center for Undergraduate Research (