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GWIS National Conference in Raleigh, NC on June 25th, 2016
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GWIS National Conference in Raleigh, NC on June 25th, 2016

6/23/2016 to 6/25/2016
When: 6/25/2016
8:00 AM
Where: Biomanufacturing Training and Education Center (BTEC), NC State Univeristy
850 Oval Dr
Raleigh, North Carolina  27695
United States
Contact: Dr. Sarah Council

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“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.

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

6pm-9pm        Banquet


                               Silent auction




For over night accommodations, please visit:  Holiday Inn Express & Suites Raleigh near NC State University Southwest 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 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.


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