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2018 CONFERENCE OF FORD FELLOWS

"Stronger Together: Navigating Power and Privilege"


Conference

Arnold and Mabel Beckman Center of the
National Academies of Sciences and Engineering
100 Academy Way
Irvine, CA 92612-3002

Hotel location

Newport Beach Marriott Hotel 
900 Newport Center Dr.
Newport Beach, CA 92660


FRIDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2018

8:00 - 9:30 am Participant Registration 
8:00 - 9:30 am Breakfast
9:30 - 10:30 am Opening Ceremony
10:30 am - 12:00 pm Keynote Presentation 
12:00 - 1:30 pm Lunch
1:30 - 5:00 pm
One-on-One Meetings with Publishers/One-on-One Advising
1:30 - 2:45 pm Academic Exchange Sessions I:

-Anthropology
-Ethnic Studies
-History and Literature
-Molecular and Cell Biology
-Performance and Ethnomusicology; Art History and Film & Media Studies
-Physical Science and Mathematics
-Political Science and Economics
-Sociology
2:45 - 3:45 pm  Poster Session
3:45 - 5:00 pm Academic Exchange Sessions II:

-Biological and Biomedical Sciences
-Cultural Studies and Gender Studies
-Ecology, Environmental and Evolutionary Sciences
-Education
-Engineering
-Interdisciplinary Social Sciences and Humanities
-Philosophy and Religion
-Psychology
5:15 - 6:15 pm Plenary Session - "Stronger Together: Navigating Power and Privilege"
6:30- 8:00 pm Reception

 
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2018

8:00 - 9:00 am             Participant Registration 
8:00 - 9:00 am Breakfast
9:00 - 10:30 am Keynote Presentation 
10:30 - 12:00 pm Plenary Presentations by Ford Senior Fellowship Recipients                                                          
12:00 - 1:00 pm Lunch
1:00 - 2:15 pm Special Interest Sessions I :

-Dollars and Sense: Money Matters in Graduate School
-LGBTQ2 in Academe
-Nuts and Bolts of Going on the Job Market: STEM
-Nuts and Bolts of Going on the Job Market: Social Sciences and Humanities
-On the Importance of Mentorship: Providing and Receiving Guidance at Various Levels in Our Careers
-Public Intellectual Activism and Social Media
-Publishing in Social Sciences and the Humanities
-Session on Book Publishing
1:30 - 5:00 pm One-on-One Meetings with Publishers/One-on-One Advising
2:30 - 3:45 pm Special Interest Sessions II:

-Gender Relations and Respect in Academia
-Impact and Opportunities Beyond the Tenure Track
-Negotiating Career and Personal Wellness
-New Instructors: Owning Your Legitimacy in the Classroom
-Responsible/Ethical Use of Power and Privilege
-Take Action: Publishing in STEM
-Writing Successful Grant Proposals: STEM
-Writing Successful Grants: Social Sciences and Humanities
4:00 - 5:15 pm Workshops & Jr. Faculty Sessions
-Predoctoral - Life and Physical Sciences, Math and Engineering
-Predoctoral - Social and Behavioral Sciences/Humanities
-Dissertation - Life and Physical Sciences, Math and Engineering
-Dissertation - Social and Behavioral Sciences/Humanities
-Postdoctoral - Life and Physical Sciences, Math and Engineering
-Postdoctoral - Social and Behavioral Sciences/Humanities
-Jr. Faculty Success: Demystifying the Tenure Process - STEM 
-Jr. Faculty Success: Demystifying the Tenure Process - Social Sciences and Humanities
5:30 - 6:00 pm  Closing Session
6:30 - 8:00 pm  Reception

                                         





 

 

 

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