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NIST exhibits at 2011 SACNAS Conference.

Press Release Summary:

Aug 23, 2011 - Scheduled for Oct 27-30, 2011, the Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) National Conference will showcase cutting-edge science by nation's leading minority scientists. It will consist of professional and leadership development sessions, student and postdoc presentations, scientific symposia sessions, nationally recognized keynote speakers, and over 300 exhibits sharing training, research, grad school, and job opportunities.

National Institute of Standards & Technology - Gaithersburg, MD

Original Press Release

NIST Exhibits at 2011 SACNAS Conference

Press release date: Aug 18, 2011

Purpose:
The Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) National Conference

As one of the largest annual gatherings of minority scientists in the country, the interdisciplinary, inclusive, and interactive SACNAS National Conference motivates and inspires.

The conference consists of:
o Professional & leadership development sessions
o Student & postdoc presentations
o Scientific symposia sessions
o Nationally recognized keynote speakers
o Over 300 exhibits sharing training, research, grad school, and job opportunities
o Networking and mentoring meals & events
o Cultural activities & performances

Showcasing cutting-edge science by the nation's leading minority scientists and offering a supportive community is what makes the annual meeting a transformative event for all participants. Join us to connect with professionals and students in all disciplines of science, technology, mathematics, and engineering from across the country.

In 2011, the Conference will be held in San Jose, CA from October 27-30, 2011.

Agenda:
NIST BOOTH 1033-1035
Conference Web site: www.sacnas.org Details:
Start Date: Thursday, October 27, 2011
End Date: Sunday, October 30, 2011
Format: Exhibit Booth

Technical Contact:
Donna Kimball
donna.kimball@nist.gov
301-975-8362