Fall 2017: The 4th Annual SWMS Symposium
When: Friday, November 3, 2017, 8:30 am to 5:30 pm.
Who: Anyone interested in advancing women in marine science (all genders welcome!)
Watch the keynote speech here.
Tentative schedule, subject to change
2017 Theme: Swimming in Confidence: Declaring your Scientific Authority
8:30 – Check in, Breakfast
9:00 – Welcoming remarks by Dr. Larry Madin, Vice President for Research at WHOI
9:15 – Keynote by Dr. Amala Mahadevan, senior scientist at WHOI – live streamed by WHOI
10:15 – Coffee break
10:30 – Panel discussion: Interrogating the “Leaky Pipeline”
Dr. Meg Tivey, Dr. Paula Bontempi, Dr. Heather Benway, Dr. Pam Neubert
12:00 – Lunch and small group discussions
13:30 – Research Spotlights
Dr. Elsie Sunderland, Dr. Isla Castaneda, Dr. Susanne Menden-Deuer, Dr. Kate Lowry
15:00 – Coffee/snack break
15:15 – The Journey to Confidence
Dr. Caroline Solomon, Dr. Andone Lavery, Alexa Dayton, Dr. Sucharita Gopal
17:00 – Evaluation and Closing remarks
17:30 – The end
SWMS 2017 full program, including speaker bios
We would like to acknowledge that we are gathering on the traditional and unceded territory of Wampanoag and Massachusett people.
Learn more about land acknowledgements here.
Thank you to our sponsors!
Women in Course XII (WiXII) at MIT
WHOI Women’s Committee
MIT Title IX Office
Woods Hole Sea Grant
McLane Research Labs
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution