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IGERT 2012 Annual PI Meeting
May 30th – June 1st

The Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship (IGERT) Program educates scientists and engineers; promotes the establishment of new models for graduate education; and promotes diversity to enhance the workforce. The 2012 IGERT Principal Investigators Meeting consists of industry professionals within the IGERT community and NSF professionals learning, collaborating, and networking to advance the science and engineering community.


Day One
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Day Two

Featured Video

Session II: Welcome

Subra Suresh, Director of the National Science Foundation
Joan Ferrini-Mundy, Assistant Director, Directorate of Education and Human Resources
Ram Ramasubramanian, IGERT Program Director
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Day One: Thursday, May 31, 2012

Session III: Keynote Address

Creating an Innovation Ecosystem

C. Daniel Mote, Jr., Regents Professor & Glenn L. Martin Institute Professor of Engineering, Former President of University of Maryland, College Park
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Session IV: Technical Science Presentations
Brief Update on IGERT.org

IGERT.org

Joni Falk, TERC, Principal Investigator
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Session V: Increasing the Diverse Pool of IGERT Trainees

Jessie DeAro, AGEP Program Director, NSF
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Claudia Rankins, ADVANCE and HBCU-UP Program Officer, NSF
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Srinivas Sridhar, IGERT PI, Northeastern University
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Tykeia N. Robinson, IGERT Coordinator, Columbia University
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Panel Q&A

Moderated by Carol Stoel, IGERT Program Officer, NSF
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Session VI: Career Development, Part 1 Plenary with IGERT alumni – Trainees

Speakers:
Lucas Arzola, IGERT Trainee and I-Corps recipient, University of CA-Davis;
Genya Dana, AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellow, Dept. of State;
Daniel McGarvey, Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies, VA Commonwealth University;
Martin Robards, Director, Wildlife Conservation Society's Arctic Beringia Program;
Dena Vallano, AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellow, Environmental Protection Agency
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Session VII: Breakout Sessions