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Session Proposals

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Submit a Session Proposal for ABRCMS 2018

Scientific Session Proposals

Do you have an innovative STEM talk geared toward undergraduate students? Submit a scientific session proposal for ABRCMS 2018.

Requirements

  • Session title: title should be short and appeal to a broad audience
  • Session description: in 100 words or less, describe the session to potential attendees, as it should appear in conference programming
  • Scientific discipline: session should be applicable to one or more of the twelve scientific disciplines
  • Session goals: state the intended outcomes and learning goals of the session
  • Session speaker: provide background and contact information for speaker, including relevant past presentations and a short speaker biography. No more than two speakers to a scientific session
  • Speaker diversity: every attempt should be made to include speakers of diverse backgrounds, including gender, ethnicity and scientific disciplines
  • Funding request: plans for funding the session 

Submit

The submission site will open March 1, 2018. 

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Professional Development Session Proposals

Promote professional development for trainees or educate faculty on facilitating student success during your session at ABRCMS. Professional development sessions can be geared toward a general audience or specific groups, including:

  • Undergraduate students
  • Graduate students and postdoctoral scientists
  • Faculty members
  • Exhibitors/administrators

Requirements

  • Session title: title should be short, but descriptive
  • Session description: in 100 words or less, describe the session to potential attendees, as it should appear in conference programming
  • Session goals: express the intended outcomes and learning goals of the session
  • Intended audience: indicate the target audience for the session
  • Session speakers: provide background and contact information for each speaker, including relevant past presentations and a short speaker biography
  • Speaker diversity: every attempt should be made to include speakers of diverse backgrounds, including gender, ethnicity and scientific disciplines
  • Funding request: plans for funding the session

The format of sessions can vary based on audience and talk. Types of formats include panel discussions, lectures or small group discussions.

Submit

The submission site will open March 1, 2018. 

Contact Us

202-942-9295
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  1. Nov 1-4, 2017
  2. 1 Wednesday
  3. 2 Thursday
  4. 3 Friday
  5. 4 Saturday
12pm - 8pm Registration Open
3pm - 8pm Exhibit Set-Up
2pm - 5:30pm Concurrent Professional Development Sessions
3:00pm - 4:30pm Concurrent Professional Development Sessions
4:45pm - 5:45pm Networking in your Scientific Discipline
6:30pm - 8:30pm Dinner, Welcome and Conference Overview
7am - 7pm Registration Open
7am - 7:45am Networking Breakfast
8am - 12pm Exhibit Set-Up
8am - 9am Orientations
9:15am - 10:30am Career Pathways Plenary Session
10:45am - 11:45am Concurrent Professional Development Sessions
12pm - 1:45pm Networking Lunch and Plenary Session
1:45pm - 5:30pm Exhibits Open
2pm - 3:15pm Poster Session 1 (A)
3:30pm - 4:45pm Poster Session 2 (B)
5:30pm - 6:45pm Oral Presentations
7pm - 7:45pm Networking Dinner
8pm - 9:30pm Concurrent Professional Development Sessions
7am - 5pm Registration Open
7am - 7:45am Networking Breakfast
8am - 9am Concurrent Scientific Sessions
9:15am - 10:15am Plenary Session
10:15am - 12pm Exhibits Open
10:30am - 11:45am Poster Session 3 (C)
12pm - 1:45pm Networking Lunch and Plenary Session
2pm - 3pm Concurrent Professional Development Sessions
3pm - 6pm Exhibits Open
3:15pm - 4:30pm Poster Session 4 (D)
4:45pm - 6pm Poster Session 5 (E)
6:15pm - 7:15pm Concurrent Professional Development Sessions
7:30pm - 9pm Movie Night
7am - 1pm Registration Open
7am - 7:45am Networking Breakfast
8am - 9:15am Oral Presentations
8:30am - 9am Exhibitor Feedback Session
9:15am - 12pm Exhibits Open
9:30am - 10:45am Poster Session 6 (F)
12:15pm - 1:45pm Networking Lunch and Closing Keynote Speaker
1pm - 4pm Exhibit Takedown
2:30pm - 4pm Concurrent Professional Development Sessions
4:30pm - 5:30pm Concurrent Professional Development Sessions
5:30pm - 7:30pm FREE TIME!
7:30pm - 10pm Closing Banquet and Awards Ceremony
10pm - 2am Dance and Social (all are invited)
Some plenary sessions occur during meals. Meal plan tickets must be purchased separately from registration. Please plan accordingly. You don't want to miss these exceptional speakers!
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