Agenda

Agenda for PFP 2011

 

Day & Date
Time & Location
Activity
Friday, April 8th, 2011 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Hotel Check-in at CrestHill Suites

Shuttle Service from CrestHIll Suites to Life Sciences Research Building (LSRB)

 

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

LSRB-Atrium

Registration
  11:30 AM to 12:30 PM

CC - Patroon Room

Registration & Meet and Greet Buffet Luncheon

Welcoming Remarks
Dr. Betty P. Shadrick,
Director Director of Graduate Student Diversity and UAlbany AGEP Program Manager

Dr. Susan Phillips, Provost            

Dr. Kevin Williams, Dean of Graduate Studies

  12:30 PM to 12:45 PM Shuttle Service from Campus Center to NanoScale Sciences

12:45 PM to 1:45 PM

Science Library Bus Stop          

NanoScale Sciences Tour
1:45 PM to 2:00 PM Shuttle Service from NanoScale Sciences to LSRB

2:00 PM to 2:30 PM

LSRB-1143 (Judges)

LSRB- Front Atrium (Students)

 

Judges Convene

Student Poster Set-Up

2:30 PM to 3:30 PM

LSRB-Front Atrium
Student Poster Presentations

3:30 PM to 4:45 PM

LSRB-1143

Oral Presentations

4:45 PM to 5:45 PM
LSRB-1143 (Judges)

LSRB-Front Atrium (Students)

Judges Re-Convene 

 Networking Break for Students

5:45 PM

LSRB- Front Entrance
Shuttle from LSRB to Crest Hill Suites
6:25 PM Shuttle from Crest Hill Suites to Campus Center (CC) -Patroon Room
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM

CC - Patroon Room
Dinner Reception & Presentation of Awards/Certificates of Participation
7:30 PM to 8:00 PM

CC - Patroon Room

Welcome Address:

Dr. Kevin Williams

Dean of Graduate Studies at the University at Albany

Introduction of Speaker:

Dr. Betty P. Shadrick


Director of Graduate Student Diversity & AGEP Manager at the University at Albany
8:00 PM to 8:30 PM

CC- Patroon Room

Opening Session: Keynote Speaker

Dr. Mark Hernandez:
Director of the Colorado Diversity Initiative

 

 

8:30 PM
Science Library Bus Stop

Return to Hotel

 

Day & Date
Time & Location
Activity
Saturday, April 9th, 2011

8:00 AM
Shuttle Service from CrestHIll Suites to Life Sciences Research Building (LSRB)
 


8:10 AM to 8:40 AM
CC- Patroon Room

 

 



LSRB- D'Ambra Auditorium

Breakfast- Meet & Greet
Conference Registration
8:50 AM to 9:00 AM


LSRB- D'Ambra Auditorium
Opening Remarks

Dr. Betty P. Shadrick


Director of Graduate Student Diversity & AGEP Manager at the University at Albany
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM

LSRB-D'Ambra Auditorium
Plenary Session I: Keynote Address

Dr. Marshall Jones:
"A Tool Box for Successful Research in Academia"

Concurrent Workshops - Morning Sessions



10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

LSRB-1143
Dr. L. Antonio Estevez

Workshop # 1:
" Writing the Dissertation"
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

LSRB-1144
Dr. Carolyn Morgan

Workshop #2: 
"Overcoming the Statistics Phobia"
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

LSRB- 1143
Dr. Maria Lopez-Class

Workshop #3:
"Research Opportunities Within Your Academic Institution"
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

LSRB-1010
Dr. Tahira Reid
Workshop #4:
"Postdoctoral Positions: Finding and Thriving in Them"

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
CC - Patroon Room
Buffet Lunch

1:15 PM to 1:45 PM

LSRB-D’Ambra Auditorium

Plenary Session II:

Dr. Morris Morgan III: "How to Jump Start Your Academic Career"

Concurrent Workshops - Afternoon Sessions

2:00 PM to 3:30 PM


LSRB-1143

Dr. Maria Franco-Aguilar

Workshop # 6:
"Get Connected - A Win-Win Model of Networking and Professionalism"

 

2:00 PM to 3:30 PM


Life Sciences Building-

Conference Room 1010

Dr. Gladys Palma De Schrynemakers

Workshop # 6:
"Syllabus Writing: Putting the  Pieces Together"

 

3:30 PM to 5:00 PM


Life Sciences Building-

Conference Room 1144

Ms. Assie Bishop

Workshop # 7:
"Using the Myers-Briggs Instrument to Access Your Learning Style"

 

3:30 PM to 5:00 PM


Life Sciences Building-

Conference Room 1143

Dr. Tom Denham

Workshop #8: 
"Making Your CV and Interviewing Skills Work for You"

Life Sciences Building-

D'Ambra Breakout Area
Light Refreshments/Closing Remarks

Dr. Betty P. Shadrick


Life Sciences
Shuttle Service to CrestHill Suites