1. How do you register?
In-person experiences registration
Contact us with any questions
2. When is the conference?
The iDigTRIO Biological Career Conference will be held in person February 14-19, 2023. The Resources and Opportunities Fair will be held in-person February 16, 2023. Mentoring and shadowing will occur in the days leading up and following the conference.
3. Where is the conference?
The in-person Resources and Opportunities Fair this year all take place at the University of Florida in the Reitz Union on Thursday, February 16th.
4. Who is this conference for?
This conference was created to support students underrepresented in biology, so BLAANA (Black/African-American, Latinx, Asian, Arab, and Native American) students, first generation college students, limited income students and students with disabilities.
This conference is for both collegiate and precollegiate students and offers content for both audiences.
5. How much does this event cost?
This event is free but we do not have travel or lodging funding available at this time.
6. Is this conference in-person or online?
The event will be in-person, however mentoring/shadowing can be attended online!
7. What is this conference about?
This conference focuses on career and graduate study opportunities in the biological sciences outside of medicine. During the conference you will learn about career opportunities in biology, as well as information about applying and attending college and graduate school. You can find a preliminary agenda here.
8. What are the COVID-19 restrictions/guidelines?
iDigTRIO is following the University of Florida's COVID-19 Health Guidelines.
9. What does the name iDigTRIO mean?
iDigTRIO = iDig from iDigBio (Integrated Digitized Biocollections) also as in "I dig" it! +TRIO as in the Federal TRIO Programs designed to serve individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds.
10. What are the hotel options?
There are several hotels around UF campus including the Reitz Union hotel on campus where our event will take place. Below are a couple of options to get you started, though at this time we do not have any arranged accommodation.