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The 2018 Infinite Possibilities Conference April 14, 2018 - April 15, 2018

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Apr 14, 2018
07:30 AM - 08:00 AM
08:00 AM - 09:00 AM
09:00 AM - 09:15 AM
  Welcoming Remarks
Hélène Barcelo (MSRI / Simons Laufer Mathematical Sciences Institute (SLMath)), Lily Khadjavi (Loyola Marymount University)
09:10 AM - 09:15 AM
  Introduction of Speaker
Rebecca Garcia (Sam Houston State University)
09:15 AM - 10:05 AM
  Plenary Talk: Navigating Collaboration
Chelsea Walton (Rice University)
10:15 AM - 10:30 AM
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
  Concurrent Research Talks
Joanne Beckford (Bryn Mawr College), Danielle Brager (Arizona State University), Sousada Chidthachack (Ascension Catholic School), Malena Espanol (Arizona State University), Marly Gotti (University of Florida), Naomi Gross (Spelman College), Rosemary Guzman (University of Chicago), Elisabeth Johnson (Drexel University), Grace Joseph (Louisiana Tech University), Isabella Kemajou-Brown (Morgan State University), Namaluba Malawo (Purdue University), Quiyana Murphy (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University), Marisabel Rodriguez Messan (Arizona State University), Caprice Stanley (North Carolina State University), Kaitlin Tademy (Sam Houston State University), Karen Taylor (Bronx Community College), Anila Yadavalli (University of Waterloo)
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
  Lunch and Mentoring Activity
12:00 PM - 03:00 PM
  National Center for Faculty Development Workshop
Joy Gayles (North Carolina State University)
01:00 PM - 01:50 PM
  Breakout Sessions I - Pathways
Clemontina Davenport (Duke University Medical Center), Fern Hunt (National Institute of Standards and Technology), Calandra Moore (Department of Defense), Candice Price (Smith College), sonya snedecor (Pharmerit International), Shree Taylor (Clark Atlanta University)
02:00 PM - 02:50 PM
  Breakout Sessions II - Success Strategies
Tammy Ashraf (National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)), Hélène Barcelo (MSRI / Simons Laufer Mathematical Sciences Institute (SLMath)), Sousada Chidthachack (Ascension Catholic School), Rebecca Garcia (Sam Houston State University), Suzanne Weekes (SIAM - Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics), Ulrica Wilson (Morehouse College; Institute for Computational and Experimental Research in Mathematics (ICERM))
03:15 PM - 04:15 PM
  Plenary Panel - Mid-Career Moves and New Opportunities
Carla Cotwright-Williams (Department of Defense), Maria Garcia (U.S. Bureau of the Census), Leona Harris (American Mathematical Society), Karoline Pershell (Association for Women in Mathematics and Service Robotics and Technologies)
04:30 PM - 04:40 PM
  Group Photo
04:45 PM - 06:00 PM
  Poster Session and Coffee
06:30 PM - 08:00 PM
  Etta Z. Falconer Award Ceremony and Banquet
Karen Morgan (New Jersey City University), Javier Rojo (Oregon State)
Apr 15, 2018
08:00 AM - 09:00 AM
08:45 AM - 08:55 AM
  Moment for Wellness
Kendra Jones-Hilson (Roche Diagnostics Corporation)
08:55 AM - 09:00 AM
  Introduction of Speaker
Candice Price (Smith College)
09:00 AM - 09:50 AM
  Plenary Talk: On Mentoring and Living (Work)Life with Purpose, Authenticity, and Integrity
Maria Mercedes Franco (Queensborough Community College (CUNY))
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
10:30 AM - 11:20 AM
  Breakout Sessions III - Personal Side of Mathematics
Emma Benn (Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai), Monica Freeman Lewis (The DRANREF Foundation), Lily Khadjavi (Loyola Marymount University), Maria Martinez (University of California, Berkeley), Karen Morgan (New Jersey City University), Adriana Salerno (National Science Foundation), Kimberly Sellers (Georgetown University), Talitha Washington (Clark Atlanta University; Atlanta University Center Consortium), Cynthia Winston (Howard University)
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
  Closing Luncheon