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2015 Ford Foundation
Fellowship Program
competitions are NOW OPEN and accepting application registrations 

Predoctoral application deadline:
November 19, 2014
(5:00 PM EST)
 

Dissertation and Postdoctoral application deadline:
November 14, 2014

(5:00 PM EST)
 

Supplementary Materials receipt deadline
(all levels): January 9, 2015
(5:00 PM EST)  

 

 


2014 Conference of Ford Fellows

Passing the Torch for transformative Leadership and Educational equity


Hotel & cONFERENCE lOCATIONS

Hotel Location:
Hyatt Regency Newport Beach
1107 Jamboree Road
Newport Beach, CA 92660

Conference Location:
Beckman Center of the National Academies
of Science and Engineering
100 Academy Drive
Irvine, CA 92617


Friday, September 26, 2014

7:15 - 8:15 am        

Buses depart from hotel to Beckman Center

8:00 - 9:00 amParticipant Registration
 Sign-Up - Publishers by Appointment 
 Sign-Up - One-on-One Advising 
 Poster Session Set Up 
8:00 - 9:00 amBreakfast 
9:15 - 10:00 amWelcoming Statements and Morning Session
10:00 - 10:15 amWelcome from the Ford Foundation 

10:15 - 11:30 am

Keynote Presentation
11:30 am - 1:00 pm Lunch
 Poster Session
 Representatives from Funding Agencies
1:00 - 2:30 pmPlenary Session on MONEY MATTERS
2:30 - 3:00 pmBreak
2:00 - 6:00 pmOne-on-One Meetings with Publishers
 One-on-One Advising
3:00 - 4:00 pmSpecial Interest Sessions
 Nuts and Bolts of Going on the Job Market STEM
 Nuts and Bolts of Going on the Job Market - Social Sciences and Humanities
 LGBTQ2 in Academe: Policy, Activism, and Knowledge Production
 Invisible Labor: Exploitation of Marginalized Scholars
 Commodification of Education
 Dollars and Sense: Effective Money Management for Scholars
  Interdisciplinary and Strategic Partnerships for Success
 #Publicintellectual: Media Interaction, Social Branding, and Knowledge
 Salvaging Your Personal Self: The Pursuit of Family-Work Balance
4:15 - 5:15 pmAcademic Exchange Sessions
 History
 

Ethnic Studies

 Literature and Language
 Life Sciences
 Sociology
 Engineering
 Performance, Art History, Ethnomusicology, Communication
5:15 - 6:15 pmSpecial Plenary Session on WELLNESS: "You Cannot Lead If You Are Not Well"
6:30 - 7:30 pmReception
6:45 - 7:45 pmBuses depart from Beckman Center to hotel

 
Saturday, September 27, 2014

7:15 - 8:15 am

Buses depart from hotel to Beckman Center 
8:00 - 8:45 amBreakfast
9:00 - 9:15 amAnnouncements and Opening Sessions
9:15 - 10:15 amKeynote Presentation

10:15 - 10:45 am

Break
11:00 - 12:00 pmPlenary Presentations by Ford Fellows
12:00 - 4:15 pmOne-on-One Meetings with Publishers
 One-on-One Advising
12:00 - 1:00 pmLunch
1:00 - 2:00 pmAcademic Exchange Sessions
 Philosophy and Religion
 Anthropology
 Physical Science and Mathematics
 Psychology
 Cultural Studies
 Social Sciences and Linguistics
 Biomedical Sciences and Molecular Biology
 Gender and Sexuality
2:15 - 3:30 pmWorkshops
 Predoc - Life & Phys Sci, Math & Eng
 Predoc - Social & Behavioral Sciences/Humanities
 Dissertation - Life & Phys Sci, Math & Eng
 Dissertation - Social & Behavioral Sciences/Humanities
 Postdoc - Life & Phys Sci, Math & Eng
 Postdoc - Social Sciences & Humanities
 Jr. Faculty Success: Humanities & Qualitative
 Jr. Faculty Success: Sciences and Quantitative
3:30 - 4:00 pmBreak
4:00 - 5:00 pm Special Interest Sessions
 Publishing - STEM
 Publishing - Social Sciences and Humanities
 Writing Succesful Grants
 Dis/Ability Issues in Academe: Policy, Activism, and Knowledge Production
 Negotiating for Success
 Complementary Career Paths and Intellectual Community
 Transforming th Classroom for the 21st Century
 Presumed Competent or Incompetent? Navigating Race-Gender Politics in Academe
 Changing the Conversation: Perspectives on Contingent Faculty
5:00 - 6:15 pmPlenary Session on TRANSFORMATIVE LEADERSHIP: PARADIGM SHIFTS
6:15 - 6:30 pmResponse and Closing Comments: Co-Chairs
6:30 - 8:00 pmReception - Welcome to Senior Fellows
 Buses depart from Beckman Center to hotel