Midwest Regional SACNAS Conference

Saturday, April 28   |   University of Chicago

Midwest Regional SACNAS Conference

The University of Chicago's Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) chapter invites you and your students to attend our first annual Midwest Regional SACNAS Conference, hosted at the University of Chicago on Saturday, April 28th, 2018.

The theme, Progress on All Fronts: Personal, Professional, and Social Advancement, is intended to celebrate and support the continued success of diverse scientists in all disciplines and professional stages. We ask that professionals and faculty from across the Midwest region attend, participate, and volunteer. We will have numerous workshops and panels well suited for your contribution (listed below). Register online today! The conference is free to attend, and breakfast, lunch, and dinner will be provided.

VOLUNTEER POSITIONS - If you would like to volunteer for any of these opportunities please email us at ucsacnas@gmail.com 
1. Participants on the panels

  • Science and Politics: A Collision of Worlds. This panel will discuss how scientists and professionals involve themselves in politics and policy, from advocacy to careers.
  • How to Think About an Impossible Problem. A panel to discuss the critical thinking and organizational strategies that STEM faculty and professionals use every day.
  • This is What a Scientist Looks Like: A roundtable discussion about career journeys with STEM professionals of diverse backgrounds and identities.

2. Faculty to judge the student research posters

EXPO TABLES - Recruitment expo is also an excellent opportunity to engage with prospective students. Tables are selling for $300.00. To reserve a table, please fill out the attached invoice and mail a check to the address on the form. This is also an ideal chance for interested faculty, staff, and professionals to learn about diverse student experiences in various STEM fields.   EXPO TABLE FORM

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