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2020 CONFERENCE OF FORD FELLOWS

Reclaiming Knowledge for an Equitable Future


Session times listed on this agenda refer to Eastern Time


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2020

6:30 - 8:00 pm  New Fellows Orientation

 

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2020




11:00 - 11:30 am Opening Ceremony 
11:30 - 12:30 pm Keynote Presentation - Sandy Grande
1:00 - 2:30 pm Academic Exchange Sessions

-Biological and Biomedical Sciences 
-Cultural Studies and Gender Studies 
-Ethnic Studies
-Physical Science and Mathematics
-Anthropology
-Humanities
-Disease and Translational Research
-Psychology
-Political Science and Economics
-Molecular and Cell Biology
-Philosophy and Religion

-Ecology, Environmental and Evolutionary Sciences
-Education
-Engineering
-History
-Interdisciplinary Studies
-Literature
-Sociology
2:45 - 3:45 pm

Workshops and 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 - Sciences & Quantitative
-Jr. Faculty Success: Demystifying the Tenure Process - Humanities & Qualitative
-Writing Practice Workshop
4:00 - 5:30 pm Plenary Presentations on Conference Theme
6:00 - 8:00 pm
Social activities
 
9:00 – 11:00 AM

1:00 – 4:00 PM 

6:00 - 8:00 PM 
One-on-One Advising and One-on-One Meetings with Publishers
 

 
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2020

11:00 - 12:00 pm     Keynote Presentation - Jose Jones
12:30 - 1:30 pm Special Interest Sessions I 

-Dollars and Sense: Money Matters
-LGBTQ2 in Academia
-On the Job Market - STEM
-On the Job Market: Social Sciences and Humanities
-Mentorship: Providing and Receiving Guidance
-Publishing: STEM
-Publishing: Social Sciences and the Humanities
-Career Opportunities Beyond Academia

1:45 - 2:45 pm Special Interest Sessions II

-Navigating Power and Privilege in Academia
-Diverse Careers in Academia
-Negotiating Career and Personal Wellness
-Community Engaged Scholarship
-Caring for Loved Ones Throughout Your Career
-Dis/Ability Issues in Academia
-Writing Successful Grant Proposals: STEM
-Writing Successful Grant Proposals: Social Sciences and Humanities
3:00 - 4:30 pm Plenary Presentations by Fellows
4:45 - 5:00 pm Closing Session
   
 9:00 – 11:00 AM

12:30 – 3:00 PM 
One-on-One Advising and One-on-One Meetings with Publishers
   

                                         





 

 

 

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