Women in Science Conference

#2016WISC

Hosted by the Association for Women in Science - Notre Dame

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College of Science
John J. Reilly Center


Graduate Life

Internal Support


Department of Biology
Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
Department of Mathematics
Center for Sustainable Energy
Mike and Josie Harper Cancer Research Center Institute
Notre Dame Radiation Laboratory
Department of Applied and Computational Mathematics and Statistics
Department of Physics
Environmental Change Initiative
Notre Dame Radiation Laboratory
Center for Stem Cells & Regenerative Medicine / Zebrafish Research Center
W.M. Keck Center for Transgene Research
Advanced Diagnostics & Therapeutics Initiative


External Support


Inn at St. Mary's
Honeywell Aerospace: Aero Women's Council
Omicron Biochemicals





Last updated: 09/29/16

Registration for the Conference

Registration Information

Registration Date: June 13th to September 16th, 2016
Or we hit our 150 person cap.

Register is CLOSED


Registration Fee: $75* before September 2nd, $100* September 2nd - 16th.
*Fee covers:
  • SWAG
  • social hour (Sep. 30th)
  • snacks(Oct. 1st)
  • lunch (Oct. 1st)
  • plated dinner (Oct. 1st)
  • drink tickets

Hotel Reservations

Inn at St. Mary's
  • Hotel Link: Click here.
  • Call for Reservation: (574) 323-2186.
  • Code: Notre Dame AWIS or 160930NOTR
    The code will be good till August 31st.
  • Rate: $149 per night (King/Double)
Hilton Garden Inn
  • Hotel Link: Click here.
  • Follow link for reservations. The webpage is a personalized page for the conference. You have until August 31st for the discounted rate.
  • Rate: $149 per night (Two Queen Beds)

Abstract Submissions

Abstract submission is closed. Deadline for abstract submissions was September 2nd. Space is limited and we will be filling slots based on first come first serve. Information on presenting at the conference will be sent soon after September 2nd.

Poster sizes are 36" x 36".


Travel Grants

Travel Grants are closed. Deadline was prior to September 1st.





About the Conference

Networking and Professional Development

...are key aspects to becoming a professional scientist. The first ever Regional Association for Women in Science Conference is held for graduate students by graduate students and is hosted by the AWIS-Notre Dame chapter to improve key professional skills. This is a venue for professional development and exhibition of research. Conference attendees have opportunities for presentations and workshops as well as networking with other graduate students and professionals.



Keynote Speakers


Kelly Korreck

Dr. Kelly Korreck

Astrophysicist
Harvard-Smithsonian
Center for Astrophysics

Susan Coppersmith

Dr. Susan Coppersmith

Professor
Department of Physics
University of Wisconson

Jeri Mulrow

Jeri Mulrow

Acting Director
Bureau of Justice Statistics
Washington D.C.



Academic Advice Panel


Lori Eggert

Dr. Lori Eggert

Director of Graduate Studies
Biological Sciences
University of Missouri

Katherine McMahon

Dr. Katherine McMahon

Bacteriology & Civil and Environmental Engineering
University of Wisconsin



Veronica Quitalo

Dr. Veronica Quitalo

Mathematics
Purdue University

Katharine Hunt

Dr. Katharine Hunt

University Distinguished Professor
Michigan State University



World Outside of Academia Panel


Sherry Hemmingsen

Dr. Sherry Hemmingsen

MidWest Product Specialist
Molecular Spectroscopy
JASCO Inc.

Maya Wei-Haas

Dr. Maya Wei-Haas

Assistant Editor
Smithsonian



Tina Henne

Dr. Kristene Henne

Postdoctoral Programs Lead
Argonne National Laboratory

Tessa Berry

Dr. Tessa Berry

Sr. Research Engineer
Data Scientist
HERE: Chicago, IL



Workshop Presenters

Team Member

Cindi Fuja

Consultant
Graduate Career Services
Graduate School
University of Notre Dame

Team Member

Larry Westfall

Director
Graduate Career Services
Graduate School
University of Notre Dame

Team Member

Lisa Michaels

Consultant
Graduate Career Services
Graduate School
University of Notre Dame



Team Member

Hannah Babbini

Assistant Director
Grants and Fellowships
Graduate School
University of Notre Dame

Team Member

Kristin Rudenga

Assistant Director
Kaneb Center for Teaching and Learning
University of Notre Dame





Program

Schedule

Conference Dates: September 30th (Friday, night) & October 1st (Saturday, all day)
Location: Jordan Hall of Science and Hilton Garden Inn/Inn at St. Mary's
Registration Fee: $75*
*Fee covers:
  • SWAG
  • social hour (Sep. 30th)
  • snacks(Oct. 1st)
  • lunch (Oct. 1st)
  • plated dinner (Oct. 1st)
  • drink tickets


PDF of Conference Program: PDF
PDF of Conference Itinerary: PDF




** Indicates events in conjection with the Hesburgh Libraries: Rigor and Relevance in Scholarly Publishing Conference

September 30th, 2016 (Friday)



Event Time Location Details
Check In 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm Jordan Hall of Science: Galleria Signing in for the conference.
Social Hour 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm Jordan Hall of Science: Galleria Time to mingle with conference participants over hors d'oeuvres and drinks.
Poster Session 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm Jordan Hall of Science: Galleria Poster presentations during social hour.
Keynote Speaker 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Jordan Hall of Science: J101 Opening Keynote: Dr. Kelly Korreck.
South Bend Dinner Groups 7:00 pm - ? --- Dinner at local South Bend restaurants based on your preference through registration.


October 1st, 2016 (Saturday)



Event Time Location Details
Check In 8:00 am - 8:45 am Jordan Hall of Science: Galleria Signing in for the conference.
Welcoming Keynote 9:00 am - 10:00 am Jordan Hall of Science: Galleria Saturday Morning Keynote
Coffee Break 10:00 am - 10:15 am Jordan Hall of Science: Galleria Relax
Oral Presentation Sessions 10:15 am - 12:00 pm Jordan Hall of Science: J101 and J105 Oral Presentations
Workshops 10:15 am - 10:45 am
10:55 am - 11:25 am
11:35 am - 12:05 pm
Jordan Hall of Science: Classrooms (J322, J310, J325), respectively
  • "The Value Proposition" - discussion about the gender pay gap and tips on how to overcome it.
  • Grants and Fellowships
  • Mentorship
       
Publishing Exhibition** 11:00 am - 1:00 pm Hesburgh Library Lobby
Lunch 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm Jordan Hall of Science: Galleria Lunch with themed discussions at each table with ND faculty or graduate students.
Academic Advice Panel
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm + 15 minutes for questions
Jordan Hall of Science: J101 and J105 See Academic Advice Panel under About for speakers.
Outside Academia Resume Reviews 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm Jordan Hall of Science: Galleria and Reading Room People outside of academia reviewing resume/CVs.
World Outside Academia Panel 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
+ 15 minutes for questions
Jordan Hall of Science: J101 and J105 See World Outside Academia Panel under About for speakers.
Academia Resume Reviews 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Jordan Hall of Science: Galleria and Reading Room Academics reviewing resume/CVs.
Research and Publications Panel** 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Hesburgh Library: Cary Auditorium  
Keynote Speaker 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm Hilton Garden Inn/Inn at St. Mary's: Gillespie Conference Center Our Closing Keynote Speaker: Jeri Mulrow
Cocktail Networking and Dinner 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Hilton Garden Inn/Inn at St. Mary's: Gillespie Conference Center Networking with conference participants over light hors d'oeuvres and drinks, followed by dinner.





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