NOBCChE Conference Agenda

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Please note, all times listed are Eastern Time (ET)
This is a DRAFT agenda, times and sessions may change before the event start.

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

4:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Welcome and Performance by Tiyumba
4:35 PM  -  5:35 PM Chemistry, Bourbon, and Careers
5:40 PM  -  6:40 PM Networking Session


Thursday, September 16, 2021

10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Corporate/Government Expo
1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM REU Power Hour
2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Benefits of Graduate School Panel (Prize Drawing, Must be Present to Win)
3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Academic Expo
5:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Regional Mixer
All Day     One-On-One Exhibitor Interviews by Appointment.  Visit the Exhibit Hall to schedule your appointment.


Friday, September 17, 2021

10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Master Scientist Series:  Winifred Burkes-Houck Lecture
10:00 AM  -  5:00 PM DuPont Gold Series
11:00 AM  -  1:00 PM ConneXions Poster Competition
1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM NOBCChE Town Hall
2:10 PM  -  4:45 PM Student Programs Sessions
        Sessions to include:
  • So You Want to Go to Grad School: Careers in Industry from a Women’s perspective
  • Course Correction: It’s Never Too Late - How to be well rounded if opportunities are missed
  • Dealing with Microaggression in a Field Where We Weren’t Meant to Belong
  • The Hunt: Searching, Interviewing and Negotiating in a Pandemic
2:10 PM  -  4:45 PM GEM - Part I and Part II
2:10 PM  -  4:45 PM Professional Development Sessions
      Sessions to include:
  • AAAS Science Technology Policy Fellowship
  • Panel on Jobs in Academia, Government, and Industry
  • Diversity Equity and Inclusion
5:00 PM  -  6:15 PM Movie Screening and Panel:  "The Ball Method"
6:30 PM   7:00 PM Networking

Saturday, September 18, 2021

10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Master Scientist Series:  Percy Julian Lecture
11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM STEM:  Careers in Chemistry Panel (Middle and High School Audience Intended)
11:15 AM  -  1:15 PM Technical Sessions - to include Master Scientist Series talks by our Ferguson, Cannon and McBay award winners
12:00 PM  -  2:00 PM NOBCChE Regional Leadership Meeting (for chapter officers & advisors)
1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM STEM:  NOBCChE National Science Bowl
3:00 PM     NOBCChE National Awards Announced
3:00 PM     2022 NOBCChE National Conference Announced



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Please Note:  All information provided here is in a draft form and may change before the start of the conference. The detailed agenda will be made available once details have been finalized.

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