• Sponsored by the National Science Foundation
10 Years Anniversary Conference

Workshop Agenda

Thursday, June 27, 2019 (12:00-4:30pm)

National Academies Jonsson Conference Center

11:00am - 12:00pm Registration (Main House)
12:00 - 12:45pm Welcome & Working Lunch
12:45 - 1:00pm Move to Carriage House
1:00 - 1:30pm Panel: Who We Are in Woods Hole
1:30 - 3:00pm Panel: Investing in Capacity Building in the Geosciences
3:00 - 3:15pm Break
3:15 - 4:30pm SWOT Analysis
4:30 - 5:00pm Closing Remarks

Friday, June 28, 2019 (7:30am-4:30pm)

Quissett Campus, Clark 507, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

7:30 - 8:30am Registration & Breakfast (Clark 5th Floor)
8:30 - 8:45am Opening Remarks
8:45 - 9:30am Panel: "PEP, Your Host - Who We Are!"
9:30 - 10:15am Plenary Session: STEM Recruitment and Beyond: The Messenger is the Medium
(or the Sociology of STEM)
10:15 - 10:30am Break
10:30 - 11:30am Panel: Strategic Efforts in Diversifying the Marine, Environmental and Geosciences
Education and Workforce
11:30 - 11:45am Photography Session
11:30am - 1:30pm Networking Lunch and Presentation*
 
*PEP Alumni participants: Welcoming reception at your respective research mentor institutions.
 
2:00 - 3:00pm Panel: Achieving Educational and Occupational Goals
3:00 - 3:10pm Break
3:10 - 4:00pm Breakout Sessions to Identify Best Practices
4:00 - 4:30pm Report from Breakout Sessions and Discussion of Findings
4:30 - 6:00pm Poster Session, Speed Lightning Talk and Social Networking for REU, PEP
Participants and Alumni. Hosted by the Woods Hole Diversity Initiative.
7:00pm Pizza Party at Sea Education Association (SEA)

Saturday, June 29, 2019 (8:00am - 4:30pm)

Quissett Campus, Clark Building, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

8:00 - 8:30am Continental Breakfast and Networking
8:30 - 9:00am Opening Reflections: Welcome and Introductions
9:00 - 10:00am Panel: Creating Pathways to Success in Marine, Environmental and Geosciences
10:00 - 11:30am Breakout Sessions
11:30 - 12:00pm Breakout Groups Reconvene to Share Results
12:00 - 1:00pm Networking Lunch and Presentation
1:00 - 2:30pm Panel: Stepping Up and Moving Forward: Diversity in the Marine,
Environmental and Geosciences
2:30 - 3:00pm Break & Writing Assignment
3:00 - 3:30pm Wrap-Up, Next Steps and Adjournment
5:30 - 7:30pm Closing Networking Reception with Speaker (at MBL/Swope). Hosted by the 
Woods Hole Diversity Initiative.