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2022 VIRTUAL FORD FELLOWS CONFERENCE

Activism & Advocacy in Academia: A Renewed Approach
 


*All times listed are in Eastern Time.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2022
 

1:30-2:30 pmEvent Lobby Opens
Informal Conversation - Event Lobby
2:30-2:55 pmNew Fellows Orientation, Welcome by Conference Co-Chairs - Lecture Hall
3:00-4:00 pm





New Fellows Orientation Disciplinary Breakouts

Biology & Biomedical Sciences
Cultural and Ethnic Studies, Literature and Performance 
History, Religion & Philosophy
Math, Computer Science & Engineering
Physics, Chemistry and Astronomy
4:00-4:30 pmInformal Disciplinary Conversation - Multipurpose Room & Event Lobby
4:30-5:30 pm









Workshops & Jr. Faculty Sessions 

Predoctoral Workshop: Life & Physical Sciences, Mathematics & Engineering
Predoctoral Workshop: Social & Behavioral Sciences/Humanities
Dissertation Workshop: Life & Physical Sciences, Mathematics & Engineering
Dissertation Workshop: Social & Behavioral Sciences/Humanities
Postdoctoral Workshop: Life & Physical Sciences, Mathematics & Engineering
Postdoctoral Workshop: Social & Behavioral Sciences/Humanities
Jr. Faculty Sesson: Demystifying the Tenure Process-Humanities & Qualitative
Jr. Faculty Session: Demystifying the Tenure Process-Sciences & Quantitative
 5:30-6:00 pm Informal Workshops Sessions - Multipurpose Room & Event Lobby

 
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2022


8:30 amEvent Lobby Opens
Informal Conversation - Event Lobby
9:00-10:45 amOne-on-One Meetings with Advisers - Interview Room
One-on-One Meetings with Publishers - Interview Room
Informal Conversation - Event Lobby
10:00-10:45 amPow Wow Yoga
11:00-11:50 amOpening Ceremony - Lecture Hall
11:50 am-12:50 pm
Panel Discussion - Lecture Hall
12:50-1:00 pmBreak
Informal Conversation - Event Lobby
1:00-2:00 pmKeynote Presentation - Lecture Hall
2:00-2:20 pm Break
Information Conversation - Event Lobby
2:15-5:00 pmOne-on-One Meetings with Advisers - Interview Room
One-on-One Meetings with Publishers - Interview Room
Informal Conversation - Event Lobby
2:20-3:40 pm








Academic Exchange Sessions I

African American Studies
Anthropology
Biological & Biomedical Sciences: Microbes
Biological & Biomedical Sciences: Neuro
Cultural Studies
Education
Latin American Studies
Psychology
3:40-4:10 pmBreak
Informal Conversation - Event Lobby
4:10-5:30 pm







Academic Exchange Sessions II

Biological & Biomedical Sciences: Molebular Biology
Ecology, Evolutionary & Environmental Sciences
History
Native American Studies
Physical Sciences & Mathematics
Public Health
Sociology

5:20-5:30 pm
Break
Informal Conversation - Event Lobby
5:30-6:00 pm Meditation - Multipurpose Room
6:00-8:00 pm One-on-One Meetings with Advisers - Interview Room
 
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2022

8:30 am Event Lobby Opens
Informal Conversation - Event Lobby
9:00-10:15 am
One-on-One Meetings with Advisers - Interview Room
One-on-One Meetings with Publishers - Interview Room
Informal Conversation - Event Lobby

9:30-10:25 amWriting Practice Workshop
10:30-11:00 am
Opening Remarks by Conference Co-Chairs
11:00 am-12:00 pmKeynote Presentation - Lecture Hall
12:00-12:15 pmBreak
Informal Conversation  - Event Lobby
12:15-1:40 pmPlenary Presentation by Ford Fellows - Lecture Hall
1:40-2:00 pmBreak
Informal Conversation - Event Lobby
1:45-2:30 pm Poster Session - Poster Hall
2:00-5:00 pm One-on-One Meetings with Advisers - Interview Room
One-on-ONe Meetings with Publishers - Interview Room
Informal Conversation - Event Lobby
2:30-3:30 pm








Special Interest Sessions I 

Dis/Ability Issues in Academia
Dollars and Sense: Money Matters
LGBTQ2 in Academia
Mentorship: Providing and Receiving Guidance
Publishers Session
Alumni Perspectives: Publishing Social Sciences & Humanities
Alumni Perspectives: Publishing STEM
3:30-4:00 pm Break
Information Conversation - Event Lobby
4:00-5:00 pm







Special Interest Sessions II 

Caring for Loved Ones Throughout Your Career
Digital & Community Engaged Scholarship
Diverse Careers in Academia/Career Opportunities Beyond Academia
Navigating Power & Privilege in Academia
Negotiating Career & Personal Wellness
Writing Successful Grant Proposals: Social Sciences & Humanities
Writing Successful Grant Proposals: STEM
5:10-5:30 pmClosing Ceremony by Co-Chairs - Lecture Hall

 

                                         





 

 

 

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