Women In Science Symposium 2012: Big Ideas, Big Impact

May 11, 2012

School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Ballroom
112 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL, United States


Women in Science 2012: Big Ideas Big Impact, builds on the successful 2010 Women in Science: Building an Identity, during which more than 200 women scientists attended an exciting day of plenary talks, panel discussions and breakout sessions.

Specifically the Women in Science Symposium 2012 will focus on:

  • Highlighting innovative, game-changing women in diverse science and engineering fields
  • Discussing modern approaches to research practice, work-life balance, entrepreneurship and administration
  • Providing meaningful opportunities for discourse and networking

Who should attend? This event will convene women scientists and engineers interested in sharing ideas and learning from leading women in – academia, industry, government, business and the nonprofit sectors – to share ideas and experiences critical for the 21st century.

Friday, May 11, 2012
School of the Art Institute of Chicago; 112 S. Michigan Avenue – 1st Floor Ballroom
5:30PM – 7:00PM Reception & Registration
7:00pm – Key Note Speaker – Alice Huang Senior Faculty Associate in Biology at            the California Institute of Technology, and Past President of the American            Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
RSVP required
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Saturday, May 12, 2012
Northwestern University –Lurie Medical Center; 303 E Superior St., Chicago, IL
8:30am – 9:30am Registration & Continental Breakfast
9:30am – 4:00pm Full-Day Symposium
RSVP required

Registration fees. Options to attend one or both days.
Student: Friday $25 / Saturday $75 / Friday & Saturday $100
General: Friday $50 / Saturday $100 / Friday & Saturday $150

Discounted parking will be made available at the 222 E. Huron St. garage: Parking Map

For full Women in Science Symposium 2012: Big Ideas Big Impact Program Agenda – click here.

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Interested in sponsoring this event, or a student to attend? Contact Erin Dragotto at 312-567-5830 or erin@c2st.org for more information.






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