Dr. Mae Jemison’s 100 Year Star Ship Project and Symposium: September 18, 2014

Dear PROMISE and Friends,

During the 2014 PROMISE SSI, we discussed Dr. Jemison’s 100YSS project. Here is the information for the Symposium:

100YSS Event

2014 Symposium

PROMISE is not able to sponsor students for this conference since we will be hosting the PROMISE/GEM GRAD LAB on Saturday, September 20, 2014 at the University of Maryland College Park. However, if you are interested in attending, please talk with your department to see if they will sponsor your trip. As we receive more information, we will share them in the comment section for this post. 


Here are the activities:


Thursday, 18 September Activities

Houston Landmark Tour
Special Interest Group Meetings
100YSS Member Event
100YSS Classes
Symposium Welcome Reception

Friday, 19 September Activities

Opening Plenary – 100YSS Keynote
Friday Keynote Lunch
Technical Track Session A
Plenary Session: TechTrack Show & Tell
Technical Track Session B
100YSS Radical Leaps
Poster Session A
Sci-Fi Nite

Saturday, 20 September Activities

Plenary Sessions: State of the Universe
Plenary Session: Trending Now
Saturday Keynote Lunch
Technical Track Session C
100YSS Classes
Poster Session B
Accelerating Creativity Gala Event

Sunday, 21 September Activities

Saturday, 20 September

Plenary Session 5
Plenary Session 6
100YSS Classes
Symposium Close

Published by Renetta Garrison Tull

Dr. Renetta Garrison Tull is the Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) at the University of California Davis. She previously served as Associate Vice Provost for Strategic Initiatives at The Graduate School at UMBC, and was Professor of the Practice in the College of Engineering & IT. She was Special Assistant to the Sr. Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs & Director of Graduate and Professional Pipeline Development for the University System of Maryland (12 institutions). She is the Founding Director of PROMISE: Maryland’s Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (AGEP) – http://www.umbc.edu/promise, and Co-PI for the USM LSAMP. Her research on global diversity in STEM continues, and she is an international speaker, covering nearly all continents, for groups and conferences such as the World Engineering Education Forum, the International Federation of Engineering Education Societies, and the Pacific Sciences Congress. Her personal website is: http://renettatull.wordpress.com. Connect with her on Twitter: @Renetta_Tull; https://twitter.com/Renetta_Tull

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