***Centers of Research Excellence in Science and Technology (CREST);
***Historically Black Colleges and Universities Undergraduate Program (HBCU-UP);
***Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation (LSAMP);
***LSAMP-Bridges to the Doctorate;
***Tribal Colleges and Universities Program (TCUP).
The conference will be held in Atlanta, GA, on February 23-25, 2012. All student poster and oral presentations will be scheduled for Friday, February, 24, 2012 or Saturday, February 25, 2012.
The conference is designed to help students to enhance their science communication skills; better understand how to prepare for science careers in a global workforce; and, to find out about summer, graduate school and employment opportunities. Towards this end, the general format for the 2-1/2 day conference will include:
*** Undergraduate poster and oral presentations;
*** Graduate student poster and oral presentations;
*** Plenary sessions and professional development workshops; and
*** Exhibitors from the academic, government, and business sectors.
Please review the abstract submission guidelines prior to beginning the submission process:
To submit your abstract, please access the following link: http://www.cvent.com/d/dcq73k
A limited number of student conference travel awards will be provided. Travel awards will cover transportation, hotel, and the conference registration fee. (Travel information is listed in the comments section of this post.)
The conference registration fee is $400 per person. This fee covers the cost of conference meals.
Key dates related to abstract submission and travel
*** The deadline for poster and oral abstract submissions is October 21, 2011.
*** Notification of abstract acceptance will be sent by December 2, 2011.
*** The deadline to submit travel award applications is October 21, 2011.
*** Travel awards will be announced on or before December 2, 2011.
For questions regarding the online abstract submission process, please contact Donna Behar at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Yolanda S. George, Deputy Director
AAAS Directorate for Education &
Human Resources Programs