Organized by graduate students for graduate students!
2018 Women in Science Conference
October 5th - 7th
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Sponsors



College of Science IBM Corporate Lecture Series











enFocus, Eurofins, and Omicron will be present during the poster session on Friday night



Want to be a sponsor?




Sponsor levels



Sponsor Level Support Benefits
Platinum $5,000
  • Two sponsored tables at networking dinner with opportunity for two additional complimentary conference registration waivers

  • Sponsored coffee break or breakfast

  • Opportunity to provide a speaker or panelist

  • In addition to the benefits below

Gold $2,500
  • Sponsored table at Saturday’s lunch

  • Opportunity to lead a themed lunch discussion - list of suggested topics to be provided

  • In addition to the benefits below

Silver $1,000
  • Table at poster session with complimentary conference registration waivers (up to two)

  • In addition to the benefits below

Bronze $500
  • Name listed on website & conference materials

  • Named travel grants (2)


Sponsoring additional Named Travel Grants: $250 each

At the poster session on the evening of Friday October 5th, 2018 there will be tables available for sponsors silver or higher to interact with conference attendees.

Registration

Networking with amazing women in science!

2018 Registration Date: Registration is open now through October 4th!

Click HERE to register



Hotel Reservations

Please note that rooms are NOT guaranteed for the weekend.


Click HERE to view local hotel information


Click HERE to join a facebook page to connect with local students able to host conference attendees


Abstract Submission

Abstract Submission is now closed.


Both the poster session and oral presentations will be judged. Links to the rubrics can be found below. (Oral presentation rubric TBD).


Click HERE to view the poster judging rubric


Travel Grants

Click HERE to apply for a travel grant


Volunteers

Click HERE to volunteer



Keynote Speakers

Meet our amazing speakers!

Elisa Bertino, PhD

Samuel Conte Term Professor of Computer Science — Purdue University
Research Director — CERIAS
Director — Cyber Center, Discovery Park

Ninez-Ponce

Ninez Ponce, PhD, MPP

Director — UCLA Center for Health Policy Research
Principal Investigator — California Health Interview Survey
Professor — Department of Health Policy and Management, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health

Karen-Mulfort

Karen Mulfort, PhD

Chemist
Solar Energy Conversion Group
Chemical Sciences and Engineering Division
Argonne National Laboratory




Academic Panel

Learn the tips and tricks to navigate academia!

Liz-Munch

Liz Munch, PhD

Assistant Professor,
Dept of Computational Mathematics, Science, and Engineering; and Dept of Mathematics
Michigan State University

Christine Aikens

Christine Aikens, PhD

Professor
Department of Chemistry
Kansas State University

Catherine Grgicak

Catherine Grgicak, PhD

Associate Professor and Henry Rutgers Chair
Department of Chemistry
Rutgers University

Stephanie Lyons

Stephanie Lyons, PhD

Physics Postdoctoral Researcher
National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory
Michigan State University




World Outside of Academia Panel

Learn about a variety of non-academic careers!

Olson

J. Pocahontas Olson

Data Scientist
American Family Insurance
Data Science and Analytics lab

Irina-Pala

Irina Pala

Support Contractor
Office of naval Research
Office of the Chief Scientist
Senior Policy Analyst-Greystones Group, LLC

Sujatha-Ramanujan

Sujatha Ramanujan

Executive Director
Luminate
Bio here




Workshop Presenters

Time to develop and improve your softskills!

Workshop abstracts and additional information available here

Natalie Meyers

Workshop Topic: Introduction to the Open Science Framework

E-Research Librarian, Navari Family Center for Digital Scholarship
Ambassador, Center for Open Science

Slides from the workshop can be found HERE

James-Ng

James Ng

Workshop Topic: R and Rstudio 101

NOTE: Please email awis (awis@nd.edu) for sign-up information

Economics and Social Science Data Librarian, Navari Family Center for Digital Scholarship

Slides from the workshop can be found HERE

Elizabeth Loughran, PhD

Workshop Topic: Growing your professional network

Consultant, Graduate Career Services

Micha Kilburn

Workshop Topic: Mentoring: Goals and Strategies

Assistant Professional Specialist, Physics
Director of Outreach & Education for JINA-CEE

Detailed Schedule

October 5th, 2018 (Friday)



Event Time Location Details
Check In 5:00 pm - 5:30pm Jordan Hall of Science: Galleria Signing in for the conference.
Social Hour 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm Jordan Hall of Science: Galleria Time to mingle with conference participants over hors d'oeuvres and drinks.
Poster Session: Abstracts
Poster List
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm Jordan Hall of Science: Galleria Poster presentations (and judging) during social hour. Judging begins 5:30pm. enFocus, Eurofins, and Omicron will have representatives present for networking.
Keynote Speaker: Karen Mulfort 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm Jordan Hall of Science: J105 Opening Keynote

October 6th, 2018 (Saturday)



Event Time Location Details
Check In 8:00 am - 8:45 am Jordan Hall of Science: Galleria Signing in for the conference.
Keynote Speaker: Ninez Ponce 9:00 am - 10:00 am Jordan Hall of Science: J105 Saturday Morning Keynote
Oral Presentation Sessions 10:15 am - 12:00 pm Jordan Hall of Science: J101 and J105 Oral Presentations
Lunch 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm Jordan Hall of Science: Galleria Lunch with themed discussions at assigned tables (Faculty at tables).
World Outside Academia Panel 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
+ 15 minutes for questions
Jordan Hall of Science: J105 See World Outside Academia Panel for speakers.
Academic Advice Panel
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm + 15 minutes for questions
Jordan Hall of Science: J105 See Academic Advice Panel for speakers.
Networking Dinner and Social 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Oak Room, South Dining Hall Networking with conference participants, dinner.


October 7th, 2018 (Sunday)





Workshop abstracts and additional information available here

Event Time Location Details
Keynote Speaker: Elisa Bertino 9:00 am - 10:00 am Jordan Hall of Science: J105 Sunday Morning Keynote
Workshops 10:15 am - 12:00 pm Jordan Hall of Science
Walk-in Resume and CV Reviews 10:15am - 12:00pm Jordan Hall Reading Room