Program

  WIST 2017 Schedule
Time Activity
7:30 – 8:30am Registration and Continental Breakfast
Dining Room
8:30 – 8:40am Welcome Remarks
8:40 – 9:40am Morning Keynote Address: Gillian Wilson

“The Expanding Universe, Dark Matter and Dark Energy: The Three Greatest Discoveries in Cosmology”
Dining Room

9:40 – 10:00am Break
10:00 – 11:00am Workshop A
Track I – EXPLORE Track II – ENCOURAGE Track III – EVOLVE
Non-bench Career Panel
How my favorite cartoon became my career: combined technologies for environmental remediation From Scientist to CSO: The Case for Business and Social Identity
Alessandra Blasina
Miriam Cohen
Shannon Muir
Katherine Djernes Pappano Catherine Schnabel
Dining Room Atkinson Pavilion Lounge
11:00 – 11:20am Break
11:20 – 12:20pm Workshop B
Track I – EXPLORE Track II – ENCOURAGE Track III – EVOLVE
Acing Your Job Search: HR and Hiring Managers Panel
Direct Your Direction Journey from Bench Scientist to the C-Suite to Entrepreneur
Masha Evpak
Madhushree Ghosh
Megan Humphreys
Molly Wood
Christine Federovitch Sabrina Johnson
Dining Room Atkinson Pavilion Lounge
12:20 – 1:30pm Lunch in the Courtyard
1:30 – 2:30pm Afternoon Keynote Address: Homa Akbarian

“Insights into Industry”
Dining Room

2:30 – 2:50pm AWIS-SD Scholarship Presentations
Dining Room
2:50- 3:10pm Break
3:10 – 4:10pm Workshop C
Track I – EXPLORE Track II – ENCOURAGE Track III – EVOLVE
The Competitive Advantage:

How to Create a Workplace Where Women Thrive…and Why You Must!

The Alphabet Soup of Advancement: IQ EQ and PHD P(l)ay it Forward: Past AWIS SD Presidents Panel: Three outstanding Past Presidents of AWIS-SD talk about their Career Path.
Will Marré Melissa Rewolinski Jenny Chaplin
Dorothy (Dody) Sears
Grace Nakayama
Atkinson Pavilion Lounge Dining Room
4:15pm Closing Remarks and Networking Reception
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