Program

Current Program

ACW 2019

Thursday, 16 May 2019 – Sunday, 19 May 2019
IAH Marriott Hotel
Houston, Texas

Workshop Agenda

Thursday, 16 May 2019
4:00 – 6:00 pmWorkshop Check-in
6:00 – 8:00 pmMix and Mingle Reception * including 1 minute Elevator Pitch (7-8pm)
Friday, 17 May 2019
7:30 – 8:30 amFull Breakfast
8:45 – 9:00 amWelcome and Information about Different Types of Universities
Speaker: Timothy Pinkston (USC)
9:00 – 10:30 amPanel 1: Demystifying the Promotion and Tenure Process
Moderator: Timothy Pinkston (USC)
Panelists: Chad Jenkins (UMich), Jeanine Cook (Sandia)
10:30 – 11:00 amBreak
11:00 – 12:30 pmPanel 2: Launching a Research Program
Moderator: Jeanine Cook (Sandia)
Panelists: Chad Jenkins (UMich), Timothy Pinkston (USC)
12:30 – 2:00 pmLunch
2:00 – 3:30 pmParallel Sessions:
Panel 3: Effective Teaching
Moderator: Dan Garcia (UC Berkeley)
Panelists: Jeanine Cook (Sandia), Jeff Forbes (Duke)
Panel 4: Promotion to Full Professor Panelists: Timothy Pinkston (USC), Illya Hicks (Rice University)
3:30 – 4:00 pmBreak
4:00 – 5:00 pmFunding Opportunities: DOE
Presenter: Jeanine Cook (Sandia)
5:00 – 6:00 pmNetworking Time
6:00 – 8:00 pmDinner Table Topic: Alternative Careers
Saturday, 18 May, 2019
7:30 – 8:15 amBreakfast
8:30 – 10:00 amParallel Sessions:
Part 1: Affinity Group Model Presenter: Elsa Villa (UTEP)
Panel 5: The Joys and Pains of Administration
Moderator: Valerie Taylor (Argonne/UChicago)
Panelists: Timothy Pinkston (USC), Jeff Forbes (Duke)
10:00 – 10:30 amBreak
10:30 – 11:30 amParallel Sessions:
Part 2: Affinity Group Model Presenter: Elsa Villa (UTEP)
Panel 6: National-scale Committees: Benefits and Requirements
Moderator: Valerie Taylor (Argonne/UChicago)
Panelists: Jeff Forbes (Duke), Jeanine Cook (Sandia)
11:30 am – 1:00 pmLunch and Networking
1:00 – 2:30 pmParallel Sessions:
Part 1: Proposal Writing Workshop
Presenter: Timothy Pinkston (USC)
Panel 7: Leadership Opportunities at Your Institution
Moderator: Illya Hicks (Rice University)
Panelists: Jeanine Cook (Sandia), Chad Jenkins (UMich)
2:30 – 3:00 pmBreak
3:00 – 5:00 pmPart 2: Proposal Writing Workshop
Presenter: Timothy Pinkston (USC)
5:00 – 6:00 pmFunding Opportunities: NSF
Presenter: Fay Cobb Payton (NSF)
6:00 – 8:00 pmDinner: Table Topic: Applying for Academic Positions
Sunday, 19 May 2019
7:30 – 8:30 amBreakfast
8:30 – 10:00 amPart 1: Mock Review Panel
Moderators: Jeanine Cook (Sandia), Elsa Villa (UTEP), Valerie Taylor (Argonne/UChicago)
10:00 – 10:30 amBreak
10:30 am – 12:30 pmPart 2: Mock Review Panel
Moderators: Jeanine Cook (Sandia), Elsa Villa (UTEP), Valerie Taylor (Argonne/UChicago)
12:30 – 1:30 pmLunch and Wrap-Up with Focus Group Discussions