Date: Fri 21-Apr-2017
Location: CSS 2400
Title: GRAD-MAP Spring Symposium
The GRAD-MAP Team and the Departments of Physics and Astronomy would like to cordially invite you to attend our annual Spring Symposium on Friday, April 21st, 2017 from 11AM-5:30PM here at the University of Maryland.
The Spring Symposium serves to build upon the GRAD-MAP fall Collaborative Seminar Series and Winter Workshop in building research and academic connections between the University of Maryland and mid-Atlantic MSIs. We hope you will join us for networking and lively discussions around current physics and astronomy research.
There is no registration fee, and lunch and coffee breaks are provided for all attendees who register by Apr. 7. We do request that all attendees register in order to ensure an accurate headcount for planning purposes.
Please register via this form: https://goo.gl/forms/nKsiXPVSyTWrzcxh1
*All attendees should register,* so please be sure to send this link to any interested students or colleagues along with the invitation.
We invite attendees -- particularly undergraduate and graduate students -- to bring posters to the Symposium. Please indicate whether you’ll be bringing a poster on the registration form linked above.
10:30AM Poster set up
11:00AM - 12:00PM Plenary Talk, TBA
12:00 - 1:00 PM - Lunch (provided), Networking, Poster Session
1:00 - 2:00PM - Faculty Round Table: Student Experiences, Recruitment, and Retention (Faculty Only)
1:00 - 2:00PM - Student Experience Discussion Forum (Students Only)
2:00 - 3:15PM - Invited Research Talks
3:15 - 3:45PM - Coffee/Snack Break (provided), Networking, Poster Session
3:45 - 5:00PM - Invited Research Talks
5:00 - 5:30PM - Wrap-Up Discussion, Closing Remarks
All research talks will be geared toward a broad academic audience, meaning we hope that they are engaging for undergraduates, graduate students, and faculty alike!