Women in Neuroscience 2018 Conference
Hosted by the EPSCoR Attention Consortium

Tuesday, July 10 at 5pm - Thursday, July 12 at 4pm, 2018
Pembroke Hall, Brown University, Providence, RI


The EPSCOR RII Track-2 FEC: Neural Basis of Attention (Dartmouth College, Brown University, Montana State University and University of Nevada at Reno) is looking forward to hosting the Women in Neuroscience Conference at Brown University in Providence, RI on Tuesday July 10, 2018 – Thursday, July 12, 2018. The conference will be a training opportunity for women scientists while addressing barriers imposed on early-career women scientists.

Eligibility to attend: Woman Graduate

Registration is now closed.

Student or Postdoc, Studying Neuroscience

Travel awards are available to qualified attendees.

Tentative Schedule

Tuesday, July 10, 2018
Check-In at Hotel at Hampton Inn & Suites Providence Downtown

Welcome Reception at Pembroke Hall, Banquet & Cash Bar

Keynote Speaker:
Dr. Marisa Carrasco
Professor of Psychology and Neural Science, New York University

Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Breakfast at the Hampton Inn & Suites

9am - Noon
Presentation Skills Session: Facilitator TBD
What you need to make a great 5-minute Data Blitz Talk

Lunch at Pembroke Hall

Breakout sessions: Critiques with PIs

Women in Science: Panel Discussion
- Ana de Bettencourt-Dias, University of Nevada at Reno

Banquet (Off campus)

Thursday, July 12, 2018
Check Out at Hotel (Attention Consortium Members to continue their stay in Providence to attend their Annual Conference)

Breakfast - Hampton Inn & Suites

9am - Noon
Room 1 - Student Generated Research Presentations (Group 1)
5-minute Data Blitz Talk (5-7 slides maximum)

Room 2 - Student Generated Research Presentations (Group 2)
5-minute Data Blitz Talk (5-7 slides maximum)

Lunch at Pembroke Hall

Presentation Feedback

Wrap Up Discussion



From Providence TF Green Airport to Pembroke Hall

From Hampton Inn & Suites Providence Downtown, 58 Weybosset St, Providence, RI 02903 to Pembroke Hall