ADSA GRADUATE STUDENT THREE-MINUTE THESIS CHALLENGE
SUNDAY, JUNE 19, 2:30 – 3:30 PM
ADSA graduate students are encouraged to participate in the return of the Three-Minute Thesis Challenge. This event will test the competitors' ability to convey their research in a way that is understandable to all, in three minutes or less! Emphasis will be placed on the ability to explain research to a lay audience.
Entry details will be released prior to the annual meeting, and competition will be limited to 10 students selected by a panel of judges based upon strength of CV and a 100-word interpretive summary.
All ADSA members are invited to attend the challenge and watch students compete for cash prizes and present their research in a fun and exciting way!
GSD BUSINESS MEETING AND OPEN FORUM
Sunday, June 19, 4:00 – 4:45 pm
The opening discussion of the meeting will welcome our new officers and provide important details for GSD’s upcoming week.
SUNDAY, JUNE 19, 7:30 – 9:30 PM
NO OTHER PUB - POWER & LIGHT DISTRICT
Kick off the week with a fun night of entertainment and networking with your fellow dairy science graduate students! Use this opportunity to meet other graduate students you can network with throughout the week at the annual meeting.
No Other Pub by Sporting KC is a one-of-a-kind sports bar, gaming parlor, and social lounge in downtown Kansas City's Power & Light District.
GSD WORKSHOP: EFFECTIVE SCIENCE COMMUNICATION
MONDAY, JUNE 20, 12:30 – 2:00 PM
Even the best science is destined to remain undiscovered unless it is presented in a clear and compelling way that sparks innovation and drives adoption. Students will discover how to take their research findings to effectively communicate with audiences outside of academia and their fields. Lunch is included.
Joe Proudman, Associate Director for Communications for the CLEAR Center, UC Davis.
At the CLEAR Center, Proudman focuses on science communication and oversees content strategy, crisis communication, social media, advertising, and stakeholder relations.
GSD MIX AND MINGLE PROFESSIONAL NETWORKING
MONDAY, JUNE 20, 6:00 – 8:00 PM
MARRIOTT KC DOWNTOWN
Plan to attend the GSD Mix and Mingle with professional members. At this speed-networking event, graduate students will have the opportunity to mingle with industry professionals and faculty members looking for employees.
Students are encouraged to bring copies of their CV as well as business cards. Professional ADSA members looking to hire graduate students or discuss research are encouraged to attend the mixer as a way to interact with graduate students outside of the typical poster session atmosphere. Light refreshments will be provided.
GSD CAREER INSIGHTS LUNCH
Tuesday, June 21, 12:30 – 2:00 pm
Graduate students—plan to join us for lunch and interact with a diverse panel of academia and industry professionals! Be prepared to question panel members about their experience moving from graduate school to the professional world. This lunch is intended to give students an informal environment in which to inquire about each professional’s personal journey and the challenges they encountered along the way. A $10 registration fee is required and a boxed lunch is included.