“Educating Scientists for Effective Science Outreach” GWIS National Conference
Raleigh, NC. Saturday June 25th 2016
To find main conference schedule and abstract book, please click this link. http://www.rhotaugwis.org/logistics/
Rho Tau is proud to host the 2016 GWIS National Conference on June 25th 2016. During the National meeting, scientists from all career stages will have the opportunity to network, share their science and gain first-hand science outreach experience at a local science museum.
Mark the Date: June 25th 2016! To register click the button on the upper right.
During the conference follow events with the Twitter hashtag #GWIS2016.
Brief schedule- Saturday June 25th, 2015
Locations: Centennial Campus 9am-2pm, NCMNS/NCSU Arboretum 2pm-4pm, NCSU Arboretum 4pm-10pm
8am Registration begins
8am-9am Networking Breakfast
9am-10am Keynote Dr. Holly Menninger (NC State University, College of Sciences, Director of Public Science)
10am-11am Concurrent Panels
1) Peer review session for Outreach participants
2) Panel session for Careers in Science Outreach
3) Spotlight Speaker: Dr. Elizabeth Weisburger (Cancer Scientist)
11am-12pm Concurrent Oral Presentations
12pm-1pm Lunch (GWIS Fellowship recipients to give oral presentations)
1:30pm Tour of NCSU Library
3pm Tour of JC Arboretum
2pm-4pm Outreach time NC Museum of Natural Sciences (Must sign up within Registration by June 3rd) or
NCSU Arboretum tours
4:30-5:30pm Poster Sessions
For over night accommodations, please visit: Holiday Inn Express & Suites Raleigh near NC State University Southwest
http://www.ihg.com/holidayinnexpress/hotels/us/en/raleigh/rdugs/hoteldetail. We have a block reservation under "GWIS"
For posters, please make sure to print your poster to be no larger than 30"x40".
If you are a local volunteer not attending scientific portions please email RhoTau@gwis.org for RSVP, name tag and food payment options.
GWIS is non-profit organization that embraces everyone who supports science and fosters the careers of women. GWIS objects to discrimination against individuals or groups. We welcome everyone to the GWIS National Meeting that will be held in Raleigh, NC June 23-25.