Each Young Scholars Conference aims to provide guidance and support for science graduate students and post-doctoral researchers as they prepare to enter the academic workforce. The next gathering will be on October 6-7, 2017 and will be titled Atoms, Axons, and Asteroids: Big Data in STEM. Our last gathering took place on Sept. 16-17, 2016. Previous conferences were held in September 2016,  May 2016 and September 2015

Atoms, Axons, and Asteroids: Big Data in STEM 

Tentative Schedule

Friday Oct. 6th

12 - 1pm                  Lunch and Conference Welcome: Introduction from Dean Campbell

1 - 2pm                    Keynote 1: Jennet Toyjanova, PhD -- R & D Engineer, Ximedica

2 - 4pm                   Poster Fair and Coffee

4 - 4:10pm             Group Photo

4:15 - 6pm             Concurrent Workshops

                           Job Talks in Data Science  - Mark Howison, Director of Data Science at Brown U.

                           Negotiating Your Salary - Alexandra Dickinson, CEO and Founder of Ask For It

6:30pm                Dinner and Workshop

                          Presenting Yourself Professionally - Barbara Tannenbaum

Saturday Oct. 7th

8:30 - 9am         Light Breakfast

9 - 10am             Keynote 2: Anne Carpenter, PhD -- Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT

10:30 -1pm        Mock Interviews and Mini Workshops

1 -2:30pm          Lunch and Career Panel

2:45 - 3:45pm   Practice Chalk Talks and Job Talks

4 - 4:30pm        Conference Closing