Logo Contest Rules

Are you a creative logo and design creator? Do you want a logo you created to be the featured logo of OCIB? Enter our logo contest!

If you have any questions, please email ocib.symposium@gmail.com.

The logo should reflect concepts/ideas in the realm of biological sciences. You can use logos from previous years for inspiration (see examples at the bottom of the page).

The deadline for submissions is April 15th, 2024.

SUBMISSION: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1by-wW9XtMdchFXEISt2OJxkPVX2xq-OYh_EHvDwSqnY


The winner will win one of our gift card prizes (details to come) along with the chance to feature their logo as the official OCIB logo for the 2025 symposium!


The voting will be done by current and previous OCIB co-chairs and representatives. The winner will be announced at the Pub Talk on April 30th, 2024.

Voting criteria will be based on:

  • Creativity and originality
  • Technical quality
  • Composition

Rules and Regulations
  • All logos must be original work, created by the entrants. No third party may own or control any materials the logo contains, and the photo must not infringe upon the trademark, copyright, moral rights, intellectual rights, or rights of privacy of any entity or person.
  • You are free to create and edit your logo using any software or online editing tool. 
  • Each participant can enter with only a single logo. If there are multiple submissions per user, only the last submission will be considered.  
  • By uploading your logo, you give OCIB Symposium co-chairs the rights to share the logo to the OCIB team and OCIB members, as well as future OCIB material (credit will be given to the logos used).
  • We reserve the right to disqualify any logos if deemed inappropriate.

Logo examples
  1. OCIB 2024 (see top of page). Credits: Roisin at Biomatters https://twitter.com/rowsheen14
  2. OCIB 2023