2017 EMBER Conference Agenda

2017 Conference Agenda


Sunday June 11, 2017

12:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.            Arrival and Dormitory Check In

Gillespie Hall, Harris-Stowe State University


1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.              St. Louis Sight Seeing Networking Activity

Additional Information During Registration in Gillespie Hall

EMBER facilitators: Julie Klein & Dulce Maria Vega


4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.                 Registration

Clay Early Childhood Center (CEC)


5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.                 Welcome, Introductory Remarks, & Networking Dinner

EMBER facilitator: Jana Marcette


6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.              Lightening Talks, Idea Pitch Session & Working Group Formation

                                               EMBER facilitator: Jayanthi Sriram


Monday June 12, 2017

8:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.               Morning Session I:  (CEC)

               Insights into Inclusion and Exclusion Practices from Training and Professional Development Programs

               EMBER facilitators: Latanya Hammonds-Odie & Graciela Unguez


               Social Psychology in STEM Classrooms and Research Labs

               EMBER facilitators: Erin Solomon & Rachel Tenniel


10:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m.             Coffee Break & Group Photo

11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.             Morning Session II: 

STEM Diversity and Inclusion Policy Considerations

EMBER facilitators: Cheryl Bailey, Michael Kennedy, Alberto Roca


12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.            Student Panel Keynote Lunch: Early Childhood Dev. Center Foyer

EMBER facilitator: Richard Harvey


1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.                 Afternoon Session I: 

Connecting Biology and Social Sciences Communities

EMBER facilitators: Gina Frey & Mark McDaniel


Sustainability of the EMBER Network

EMBER facilitators: Gina Frey & Mark McDaniel


3:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m.                Coffee Break 


3:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.                Afternoon Session II: 

Responsible Conduct of Research: Navigating Social/Behavioral Ethics Guidelines and IRBs

                                               EMBER facilitators: Falak Saffaf & Joanna Showell


Office Hours/ Psychology Graduate Student Consultant Experience

EMBER facilitator: Kristin Broussard


5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.                Networking Dinner: Bosley Residence Hall Cafeteria     


7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.                 Evening Work Session for EMBER Idea Pitch Working Groups



Tuesday June 13, 2017

8:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.               Morning Session I:  (CEC)

Considerations for Student and Post-doc Professional Development

EMBER facilitators: Gary McDowell & Michael Moore


Inclusive Classrooms and Research Environments: Policy and Universal Design for Learning

EMBER facilitators: Cynthia Curry & Liz Martinez


10:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m.             Coffee Break 


11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.   Morning Session II: 

Resources for Funding Collaborative Research and Initiatives

EMBER facilitators: Jen Fields & Uwe Hilgert


Final EMBER Idea Proposal Pitch Session and Voting

                                                EMBER facilitator: Jayanthi Sriram


1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.     Organizational Meeting and EMBER Awards Lunch


2:00 p.m.-2:15 p.m.     Closing Remarks


1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.     Organizational Meeting and Awards Lunch


2:00 p.m.-2:15 p.m.     Closing Remarks

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