2012 Ivy+ STEM Symposium & Workshops
for Diverse Scholars

Thursday, October 4, 2012
Time Event
4:00pm-5:30pm Registration and check-in at Club Quarters Hotel
5:30pm-6:30pm Welcome reception
6:30pm-7:30pm Dinner and keynote address by Derrick Pitts, Chief Astronomer, Franklin Institute
7:30pm-8:15pm Networking Orientation Session
Friday, October 5, 2012
Time Event
9:00am-9:25am Plenary opening and review of schedule
9:30am-10:30am Concurrent talks featuring STEM faculty from participating institutions.
10:30am-10:45am Break
10:45am Meet in small groups for tours of campus sites
11:00am-12:15pm Lab tours and small group meetings with representatives of graduate training programs

Conversation Session among program directors & Ivy Plus faculty and admissions directors
12:30pm-2:00pm Lunch
2:30pm-4:30pm Poster sessions featuring faculty judges from participating institutions
5:00pm-7:00pm Reception with STEM faculty and alumni
Saturday, October 6, 2012
Time Event
9:00am-9:25am Plenary opening and review of schedule; awarding of poster prizes
9:30am-10:30am Concurrent talks featuring STEM faculty from participating institutions.
10:30am-12:00pm Grad fair
12:00pm-1:30pm Graduate student panel and lunch
1:45pm-3:00pm Admissions panel with administrators and faculty of participating institutions
3:15pm-4:30pm Career development panel featuring alumni from academic and non-academic careers
5:00pm-7:00pm Closing reception at World Café Live with graduate student hosts