Agenda 2022

 In-Person Agenda February 21-23, 2022

 

Monday, February 21  

  • In-person shadowing and mentoring 

Tuesday, February 22  

  • In-person shadowing and mentoring 

Wednesday, February 23

  • In-person shadowing and mentoring 

  • Opportunities and Resource Fair (3:00pm-5:00pm) 

  • In-person Reception (5:00pm-7:00pm) 

 

iDigTRIO VIRTUAL Help Desk

 

Link: https://ufl.zoom.us/my/idigbio.eodi   

  • Monday, February 21 10am-11am ET 

  • Tuesday, February 22 11am-12pm ET 

  • Wednesday, February 23 12pm-1pm ET 

 

iDigTRIO Biological Career Conference and Fair 2022 Virtual Agenda February 24-26, 2022 

 

Day 1, Thursday, February 24
All times are in Eastern time. Zoom registration for the virtual conference. 
 

11:30am Conference Welcome 

11:30 am Slideshow presentation with music   

11:45am Opening remarks   

11:50am Welcome message

12:00pm Keynote: Navigating Academia

 

Dr. Brett Woods (High Point University) 

12:30 Panel: Navigating Academia 

Dr. Brett Woods (High Point University) 

Dr. Noé de la Sancha (Chicago State University) 

Dr. Raul E. Diaz Jr. (California State University Los Angeles & Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County)  

1:30pm Conference Break 

1:45pm Being a Good Mentor Roundtable (staff and presenters only)  

2:45pm Conference Break 

3:00pm Workshop: Exploring Careers in Natural History Collections 

Miguel Ordeñana (Natural History Musem of Los Angeles County) 

Dr. Noé de la Sancha (Chicago State University) 

Dr. Zaituna Skosan (Iziko Museums of South Africa) 

4:00pm Conference Break 

7:00pm Virtual Conference Reception

 

Welcome from Drs. Angeleah Browdy & David Blackburn from the iDigTRIO organizing committee. 

Undergraduate Research Panel 

Networking activities

 
 

Day 2, Friday, February 25 
All times are in Eastern time. Zoom registration for the virtual conference. 

11:30am Day 2 Welcome 

11:30am Slideshow presentation with music  

11:45am Welcome and announcements.  

11:50am Welcome Message

12:00pm Keynote: Entrepreneurship in Science

Jasmin Graham (MarSci-LACE & Minorities in Shark Sciences)

12:30pm Panel: Entrepreneurship in science (taking the road less traveled) 

Jasmin Graham (MarSci-LACE & Minorities in Shark Sciences)

Leander Lacy (Lacy Consulting Services) 

Dr. Angelique Brathwaite (Blue Finance)

1:30pm Conference Break 

1:45pm Keynote: Community Science

 

Miguel Ordeñana (Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County) 

2:15: Workshop: The Role of Mentoring in Your Academic Journey 

Dr. Kelly Slay (Vanderbilt University)

3:15pm Conference Break 

3:30pm Workshops:  

Precollegiate Workshop: Applying to College

 with Randy Brown and Dave Morrin (Office of Admissions, University of Florida)

Collegiate Workshop: Applying to Graduate School

with Adania Flemming (Florida Museum/University of Florida), Dr. Catherine Early (Science Museum of Minnesota), Jeanette Pirlo (Florida Museum/University of Florida), and Sori Ruiz Escobar (Florida Museum/University of Florida)

Day 3, Saturday, February 26th 
All times are in Eastern time. Zoom registration for the virtual conference. 

11:30am Day 3 Welcome 

11:30am Slideshow presentation with music  

11:45am Welcome and announcements.  

11:50am Welcome Message

12:00pm Keynote: Communicating Science

Pien Huang (NPR) 

12:30pm Keynote: Indigenous Biology -- Science for our Communities

 

Dr. Jessica Hernandez (National Science Foundation, University of Washington Bothell)

1:00pm Conference Break 

1:30pm Workshops

Precollegiate Workshop: Financial Aid 101 (Paying for College)

 with Kimberly Schmitt (Office of Student Financial Aid and Scholarships, University of Florida

Collegiate Workshop: Funding Options for Graduate School 

with Erin Rice (Office of Graduate Diversity Initiatives, University of Florida)

Mentor Workshop: Health Careers Opportunity Program (HCOP) 

2:30pm Closing remarks, survey