Schedule of Graduate and Post Doctoral Events during Annual Meeting 2015
TRAVEL AWARD POSTER SESSION AND PROFESSIONAL NETWORKING EVENT
Friday, March 27, 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm (Check in, 4:30 pm - 5:15 pm)
Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, Location TBD
Friday evening's events
are required attendance events, exclusively for recipients of the ASBMB
Graduate Minority and Graduate/Postdoctoral Travel Awards. All others are
welcome to register for Saturday's Professional Development Program for
Trainees (see below).
PROFESSIONAL NETWORKING EVENT
On Friday, travel awardees will be arriving in
Boston from all over the world. Tired from a long day of travel, or
charged with nerves, we'll energize the crowd and burn off any nervous energy
with a fun, fast-paced, networking activity. From the very start of the
meeting, we'll get everyone meeting, talking, and networking. Join us
with an open mind and a positive attitude.
Event is invitation only for our travel award recipients.
POSTER SESSION, PART I
Following the opening networking event, Graduate
Minority and Graduate/Postdoctoral Travel Awardees will present their research
to fellow recipients and continue networking with peers. Poster Session, Part
II is hosted on Saturday. Travel award recipients are required to attend
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM FOR TRAINEES
Saturday, March 28, 9:00
am – 4:30 pm, (Check in 8:30 am - 8:50 am)
Boston Convention and Exhibition Center
Non-travel award recipients may register for this event during EB meeting
CAREER OPTIONS: THE
BENCH, THE BOARDROOM OR IN BETWEEN?
Careers in industry, science journalism,
regulatory affairs, and more are presented in the morning’s program. Each
speaker will briefly share his/her story to finding a fulfilling career that
may be of interest to you or that you may not have considered before.
Helpful suggestions will be offered for those interested in pursuing a similar
career. An open Q&A session with the panel will follow so you can ask
specific questions. Presenters join attendees for lunch and continued
Invited presenters will join trainees for
continued discussion of career interests and issues over lunch.
POSTER SESSION, PART II
All are welcome at the afternoon poster session
featuring Graduate and Postdoctoral Travel Awardee presentations.
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Concurrent afternoon workshops allow you to pick
the session that best targets your career stage, goals and interests or feel
free to move between workshops to take away helpful information from all three
discussions. These workshops are question and answer discussions between
the attendees and panelists. You will also have an opportunity to submit
questions in advance of the meeting.
Workshop descriptions coming soon.
REGISTRATION FOR SATURDAY'S PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM FOR TRAINEES
students, postdoctoral fellows and advisors, must register when for this event
during the Experimental Biology (EB) meeting registration
process. No onsite registration. Registration closes when
is mandatory for ASBMB Travel Award recipients (travel awardees do not need to
register for this event, but must register for Experimental Biology).
$25 for ASBMB members,
$35 for all other EB registrants, includes lunch
HOPES (*) How to Incorporate Science Outreach into Your Portfolio –
Best Practices and Broader Impacts
Boston Convention and
Saturday, March 28, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
This session will serve
as an opportunity to showcase past grant recipients from the ASBMB HOPES and Outreach
Seed Grant programs, and to promote upcoming ASBMB funding opportunities. The
session will also provide insight into the National Science Foundation’s
Broader Impacts requirement.