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Register to Attend 2024 East Texas Research Conference Set for April 12

This year’s free event is co-hosted by UT Tyler and Tyler Area Chamber of Commerce 

TYLER, Texas (March 11, 2024) – Registration is open for the fifth annual East Texas Research  Conference, set for Friday, April 12. This year’s conference is co-hosted by The University of Texas  at Tyler and the Tyler Area Chamber of Commerce.  

The all-day event, which will be held at UT Tyler’s main campus, features guest speakers, oral  presentations and poster sessions. The conference is free to attend, but registration is required. 

“Presenters will showcase research and scholarship that generate new knowledge, create  entrepreneurship opportunities, improve educational, health care, and economic outcomes, and  benefit the quality of life for East Texans,” said UT Tyler President Kirk A. Calhoun, MD, FACP. 

At the conference, presenters and attendees can also network with both university and community  members, and contribute to discussions about creating opportunities for research collaboration and  partnerships. 

“The Tyler Chamber is pleased to play a part in this important conference,” said Henry Bell,  chamber president. “The research and collaboration across the region are crucial to the growth of  our community far into the future.” 

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With a mission to improve educational and health care outcomes for East Texas and beyond, UT  Tyler offers more than 90 undergraduate and graduate programs to nearly 10,000 students.  Through its alignment with UT Tyler Health Science Center and UT Health East Texas, UT Tyler has  unified these entities to serve Texas with quality education, cutting-edge research and excellent  patient care. Classified by Carnegie as a doctoral research institution and by U.S. News & World  Report as a national university, UT Tyler has campuses in Tyler, Longview, Palestine and Houston.

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