The objectives of the conference are to help undergraduate and graduate students to enhance their science communication skills and to better understand how to prepare for science careers in a global workforce. Towards this end, the general format for the 2-1/2 day conference will include:
Student poster and oral presentations.
Other conference activities include workshops focused on:
Strategies for applying for and succeeding in graduate programs and finding funding for graduate school;
Career preparation workshops focused on employment searches and retention; and
Understanding STEM careers in a global context and identifying international research and education opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students and faculty.
Exhibitors will include representatives from academic, government, business, and the non-profit sector with information about graduate school admissions, fellowships, summer research opportunities, professional development activities, and employment opportunities. Exhibitor registration opened on August 28th, 2023 and will close at midnight (PST) on Dec. 15, 2023.
The HBCU-UP PI-PD Meeting Registration and abstract submission site launches October 2, 2023.
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