6th Annual Environmental Research Colloquium
The School for the Environment and the Office of Career Services and Internships invite you to hear about environmental research from graduate and undergraduate students and meet with potential employers from Massachusetts on April 18, 2018. Talks will take place in Rooms 1400 and 4310 of the Integrated Sciences Complex, posters are on the 2nd floor, and recruiting organizations will be on the first floor (atrium level).
The RSVP deadline to present at the colloquium has now passed. Take a look at the concise schedule of presentations (presenter's name, institution, area of interest, adviser, and title of presentation). A more detailed schedule with presentation abstracts can be accessed by clicking here. There will be 20 oral presentations and 29 poster talks this year. All presentations will be evaluated by two faculty evaluators and prizes and certificates will be awarded at the end to the best three presentations. The criteria for evaluation are accessible here.
Exciting news! The day will start with opening remarks by School for the Environment Dean Robyn Hannigan, PhD, and feature three successful women in a panel discussion on "Women in Science." We are excited to host:
- Vandana M. Rao, PhD, Director of Water Policy, Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs
- Indrani Ghosh, PhD, Senior Professional at Kleinfelder
- Julia Knisel, Coastal Shoreline & Floodplain Manager, MA Office of Coastal Zone Management
- Mia G. Mansfield, Climate Ready Boston Program Manager, City of Boston Office of Environment, Energy and Open Space
More exciting news! The colloquium will host 11 employers, who will come to share information about their organizations and the employment opportunities they offer. Join them from 1 to 3:30 p.m. in the ISC Atrium. This is the perfect opportunity to network with colleagues and employers. Don't forget to also bring your CV.
Schedule at a Glance
|8:30-9:00||Participant registration. Light breakfast||ISC, 1st Floor, atrium level|
Opening Remarks and "Women in Science" Panel Discussion
|ISC, 1st Floor, atrium level|
|10:15-11:45||Poster Session 1||ISC, 1st Floor, atrium level|
|10:30-11:45||Oral Session A||ISC, 1st Floor, Room 1400|
|10:30-11:45||Oral Session B||ISC, 4th Floor, Room 4310|
Networking lunch with employers, faculty, and presenters
|Campus Center, Ballroom C|
|1:00-4:00||Employer tables||ISC, 1st Floor, atrium level|
|1:15-2:45||Poster Session 2||ISC, 2nd Floor|
|1:30-2:45||Oral Session C||ISC, 1st Floor, Room 1400|
|1:30-2:45||Oral Session D||ISC, 4th Floor, Room 4310|
|2:30-3:30||Coffee and Cookies||ISC, 1st Floor, atrium level|
|3:30-4:00||Closing remarks and awards||ISC, 1st Floor, atrium level|
For disability-related accommodations, including dietary accommodations, please visit www.ada.umb.edu two weeks prior to the event.