CONFERENCE SCHEDULE, MAY 23, 2018
|8:00 – 9:00||Registration and Poster Set Up|
|9:00 – 10:00||Welcome|
|10:00 – 10:45||Keynote Speech: Retention and Persistence of URMs and Women in STEM
Dr. Susan Lord
|10:45 – 11:00||Break|
|11:00 – 11:45||Panel — Academia: The Gap into Preparation
What are the issues preventing Hispanic students from remaining in STEM and graduating with a STEM degree?
Dr. Elsa Q. Villa
|11:45 – 1:00||Lunch (North Academic Center Faculty Dining Room, CCNY)|
|1:00 – 2:15||Panel — Industry: The Gap into Employment
What are the issues affecting Hispanic student work readiness for STEM careers?
|2:15 – 3:15||Break and Poster Session|
|3:15 – 4:15||Panel — Students: The Gap into Performance
How do current and former students perceive the issues affecting their educational success?
|4:15 – 5:00||Break and Networking|
|5:00||First Day Ends|