The Final Schedule

The 2018 Midwest Regional SACNAS Conference at the University of Chicago
Progress on All Fronts: Personal, Professional, and Social Advancement

DATE:
SATURDAY, APRIL 28TH, 2018
LOCATION:
ERC – 5640 S. ELLIS AVE CHICAGO, IL

7:45 am – 9:00 am: Check-In and Continental Breakfast (Lobby and Auditorium)

9:00 am – 9:15 am: Opening Introduction (Auditorium)

9:30 am – 10:30 am: Workshop/Panel Block #1

  • RM 201 – Funding and Fellowships
    • Presented by UChicagoGrad
  • RM 301 – Data Science for Non-Data-Scientists
    • Presented by Camille Avestruz
  • RM 401 – Tips and Tricks for Graduate School
    • Presented by UIC SACNAS

10:45 am – 2:15 pm: Recruitment Expo (Lobby)

Stop by and learn more about graduate programs from various institutions across the Midwest!

10:45 am – 11:45 am: Student Poster Session (Lobby)

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm: Lunch

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Brian Nord

1:15 pm – 2:15 pm: Student Research Talks

  • RM 201 – 4 speakers
  • RM 301 – 4 speakers
  • RM 401 – 4 speakers

2:30 pm – 3:30 pm: Workshop/Panel Block #2

  • RM 301 – Dealing with Imposter Syndrome
    • Presented by Dr. Adia Gooden
  • RM 401 – “This is What a Scientist Looks Like” Round Table Discussion
  • RM 501 – “This is What a Scientist Looks Like” Round Table Discussion

3:45 pm – 4:45 pm: Workshop/Panel Block #3

  • RM 301 – Microaggression in the Lab
    • Presented by Dr. Charee Mosby-Holloway
  • RM 401 – How to Think About an Impossible Problem 
    • Panel Discussion with Dr. Phoebe Rice, Dr. Stephen Meridith, and Dr. Stephanie Palmer
  • RM 501 – Group Discussion: Experience Sharing and Growing Together

5:00 pm – 6:00 pm: Dinner

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Regina Dixon-Reeves

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