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Forum Agenda

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The Forum will kick off Sunday, October 13th at 4:30pm with a reception and will end at 2pm on Tuesday, October 15th.

Keynote speakers

    • Photo of Dr. Karen Marrongelle
    • Dr. Karen Marrongelle
      Assistant Director for Education & Human Resources, National Science Foundation                  Read Bio                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             

    • Dr. Freeman A. HrabowskiDr. Freeman A. Hrabowski III
      President of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County                                                                        Read Bio

Plenaries and Panel Discussion Topics                            

    • Photo of Dr. Julie Posselt

      Dr. Julie Posselt                                                      USC Rossier School of Education, Associate Professor, Higher Education                                  "What are the change opportunities towards inclusive STEM higher education?"                             Read Bio



      Photo of Dr. Susan SingerDr. Susan Singer
      Rollins College, Professor, Biology,
      Provost & VP for Academic Affairs
      "How to prepare for and implement change leadership"                                                                  Read Bio



    • Photo of Dr. David Asai by Paul FettersDr. David Asai
      Senior Director for Science Education, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
      "How do we prepare future faculty to enhance the success of all students?"                                          Read Bio



Celebrating Dr. Myles Boylan

We are delighted to honor Dr. Myles Boylan, who served for many years as Senior Program Officer in the Division of Undergraduate Education at the National Science Foundation. Over his career, Myles was instrumental in guiding national advancement of STEM higher education.


Detailed Schedule 

Sunday, October 13

4:30-5:30 PM              Welcome Reception              

5:30-6:30 PM              Keynote Speaker: Dr. Freeman Hrabowski III

6:30-7:30 PM              Pedagogical Happy Hour                  

Monday, October 14

8:00-9:15 AM             Breakfast & Welcoming Remarks                 

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Karen Marrongelle

 9:30-11:00 AM          Plenary & Panel 1

Dr. Julie Posselt: What are the change opportunities towards inclusive

STEM higher education?

11:15-12:15 PM         Breakout Sessions                

12:15-2:15 PM           Lunch, Plenary & Panel 2 

Dr. Susan Singer: How to prepare for and implement change


2:30-3:30 PM             Breakout Session                   

3:45-5:15 PM             Poster Session

Reception, Dinner & Celebration of Myles Boylan at the Academy of Natural Sciences

6:00-9:00 PM Reception, Dinner & Celebration

Tuesday, October 15

8:30-9:45 AM Breakfast, Day 1 Review

Student Panel

10:30-11:45 Plenary & Panel 3

Dr. David Asai: How do we prepare future faculty to enhance the

success of all students?           

12:00-1:30 Lunch, Breakouts & Closing