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2024 GEM Annual Board Meeting & Conference

San Antonio, TX JW Marriott Hill Country Resort
Sep 26-28, 2024
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About The Event

The 2024 Annual Board Meeting & Conference is a premier platform igniting dynamic discussions on innovative solutions for advancing graduate education. It’s the pinnacle event for advocates committed to reshaping the landscape of engineering and science leadership, especially for historically underrepresented groups. Join us as we celebrate 46 years of “Advancing Scientific Impact,” offering unparalleled opportunities for all partners to amplify our mission nationwide. Don’t miss out on the transformative conversations shaping the future of education and talent development.

 

No refunds after September 1, 2024.

Event Schedule

September 26, 2024

Board of Directors' Meeting (Invitation Only) 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Registration sponsored 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Board of Directors Lunch 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
GEM Regional and National I-Corps Completers Focus Group Making a Difference (By Invitation Only) 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
I-4 Focus Group 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
I-4 Focus Group 2 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Annual Conference Pre Gala Networking Session 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Annual Conference Gala 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Annual Conference Gala After Party 9:00 PM - 11:00 PM

September 27, 2024

Breakfast 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
Registration 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Plenary Session I 8:00 AM - 9:15 AM
Technical Presentation Competition - ROUND 1 Check-in 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Technical Presentation Competition - Master's & Early PhD 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Technical Presentation Competition - 3rd Year PhD+ 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Technical Poster Session 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Maximizing your GEM Membership to Jumpstart your GEM Fellows Community 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
GEM PFI: Intro to I-Corp 9:45 AM - 10:45 AM
GEM PFI: Convening 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Why Entrepreneurship? Making the Case for Scientific Impact 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
CDO Roundtable (By Invitation Only) 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Maximizing your GEM Membership: Best Practices 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
Why consider a faculty career & how to prepare? Master’s & Early Ph.D. 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
Why consider a faculty career & how to prepare? 3 Years + Ph.D. 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
GEM Alumni Workshop 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
Technical Poster Session - Judging 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Lunch Plenary Session 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Technical Poster Session 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
GEM PFI Intro to SBIR-STTR (INVITE ONLY) 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
GEM Fellows & Alumni Workshop 2:15 PM - 3:45 PM
Alumni Board Meeting 2:15 PM - 3:45 PM
Annual Membership Board of Directors' Meeting 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
GEM PFI Focus Groups 3:15 PM - 4:15 PM
GEM Alumni Elections 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
GEM Networking Event 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

September 28, 2024

Staff Office 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Graduate Resource, Post-Doc and Employer Fair Set-Up 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Registration 7:30 AM - 2:00 PM

Technical Presentation Competition Finals and Breakfast 8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

GEM Alumni Association Overview 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Graduate Resource, Post-Doc and Employer Fair 10:30 AM - 2:15 PM
GRAD Lab - Why Graduate School 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Graduate Resource, Post Doc and Employer Fair Lunch Break 11:45 AM -12:15 AM
Technical Competition Awards Ceremony 11:45 AM - 12:45 PM
GRAD Lab - How To Apply To Graduate School 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM
GRAD Lab - How To Fund Your Graduate Education 2:15 PM - 3:15 PM
Graduate Resource, Post-Doc and Employer Fair Teardown 2:15 PM - 3:00 PM
GRAD Lab - Voices From The Field Panel 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Hotel Information

23808 Resort Parkway
San Antonio, TX 78261 United States
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Speakers

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Conference Sponsors

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If you are interested in sponsorship opportunities for the Conference please contact Dr. Marcus Huggans, Executive Director Client Relations via email here.

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