Women in Neuroscience 2018 Conference
Hosted by the EPSCoR Attention Consortium

Tuesday, July 10 at 5:30pm - 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.

Registration is now closed. Thank you for your interest.


Schedule

Tuesday, July 10, 2018
3pm
Check-In Available at Hampton Inn & Suites Providence Downtown

5:30pm
Welcome Reception in Pembroke Hall
Hors d'oeuvres, Dinner & Hosted Bar

6:30pm
Keynote Speaker:
Dr. Marisa Carrasco
Professor of Psychology and Neural Science, New York University

Wednesday, July 11, 2018
8:45am
Shuttle available from the Hampton Inn & Suites to Pembroke Hall (0.7 mile walk, if preferred)

9am - Breakfast available in Pembroke Hall
Presentation Skills Session: Facilitator Barbara Tannenbaum, Senior Lecturer in Theatre Arts and Performance Studies, Brown University
What you need to make a great 5-minute Data Blitz Talk

Noon-1pm
Lunch in Pembroke Hall

1pm-3pm
Continued Workshop

Breakout sessions: Critiques with PIs

3pm-4pm
Women in Science: Panel Discussion
- Dr. Ana de Bettencourt-Dias, University of Nevada at Reno
- Dr. Marian Berryhill, University of Nevada at Reno

6pm
Banquet at The Dorrance

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

8:45am
Shuttle available from the Hampton Inn & Suites to Pembroke Hall (0.7 mile walk, if preferred)

9am - Breakfast available in Pembroke Hall

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)

These presentations will give each of you the chance to learn more about each other’s work, while practicing your presentation skills in front of your peers. Presentations should represent your current work. They should be prepared prior to the conference start date.

What is a Data Blitz? 
A Data Blitz is a 5-minute talk covering just a bite-sized bit of research. This is most commonly a single research finding. It offers a fast-paced overview of part of your research. No more than 5 slides are recommended.


Noon-1pm
Lunch in Pembroke Hall

1pm-3pm
Presentation Feedback

3pm-4pm
Wrap Up Discussion

Departures


Directions

From Providence TF Green Airport to Pembroke Hall

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