The Johns Hopkins Diversity Postdoctoral Alliance Committee (DPAC) formally invites you to attend our Excellence in Diversity Symposium.
When: Tuesday, September 27, 2016, 12-5:30 PM EST
Where: Turner Concourse meeting space on the East Baltimore campus
Open to: Registration is open to all Hopkins affiliates, the regional scientific community, friends, and family. URM trainees* at all levels from any Hopkins campus and institute are invited to submit abstracts.
Attire: Business casual/professional
This event will focus on showcasing the excellence and tremendous contributions by scientists with diverse backgrounds to the forefront of science here at Johns Hopkins.
Registration closes: Monday, September 26th, 2016
**Abstract submission is not required to attend, but registration is mandatory. Abstract submission is restricted to URM Hopkins trainees*. Posters presented at other scientific meetings will be accepted. All presentations will be recorded and may be used in promotional material by DPAC.
Abstracts and awards: The 2 best scientific abstracts from each trainee level will be awarded a travel award (to be used for a future conference) and will deliver an oral presentation!
The symposium organizing committee would like to gratefully acknowledge the Office of the Provost for its generous contributions in support of this symposium.
We would also like to thank several executives and senior level personnel for their support, participation, and/or attendance: President Ron Daniels, Dean Paul Rothman, CEO Johns Hopkins Medicine; Dr. Landon King, Executive Vice Dean (SOM); Dr. Antony Rosen, Vice Dean of Research (SOM); Dr. Roy Ziegelstein, Vice Dean of Education (SOM); Dr. Janice Clements, Vice Dean of Faculty SOM; Dr. Patricia Davidson, Dean of the School of Nursing; Dr. T.E. Schlesinger, Dean of the Whiting School of Engineering; Dr. Beverly Wendland, Dean of Krieger School of Arts and Sciences; Dr. Lisa Cooper, Vice President for Health Care Equity (JHM); and Dr. Martha Zeiger, Associate Dean of Postdoctoral Affairs (SOM).
We are excited to highlight the following events (visit the Program page for more details):
Plenary speakers (more info)
Scientific presentations by trainees
View the full schedule here.