CUWiP
APS Conferences for Undergraduate Women in Physics (CUWiP)

CUWiP 2021 Agenda

Time Zone: Eastern Standard Time

4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Opening Plenary Panel, Orientation, and Welcome
Speakers: Erica de Mello Silva, Jessica Esquivel, Kelly Nash

5:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Speed Geeking + Optional Socializing

5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Networking Fair

9:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.

Session 1: Parallel Sessions

  • Applying to Grad School and Fellowships
  • Mentoring/Being a Good Mentee (how to take advantage of resources) Workshop
  • Unpacking Privilege -- How to Be an Ally
  • Leadership Workshop
  • Research Frontiers Panel A

9:45 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.

Session 1: Optional Breakout Speaker Chat / Break

10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Session 2: Parallel Sessions + Speed Geeking

  • Navigating Graduate School Panel
  • Getting Involved in Undergraduate Research
  • Resume and Interviewing Workshop
  • LGBTQ+ Roundtable
  • Speed Geeking: Small Group Networking A

11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Session 2: Optional Breakout Speaker Chat / Break

11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Break

12:15 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Session 3: Parallel Sessions

  • Research Careers in Academia vs National Labs vs Industry
  • Networking & LinkedIn Workshop
  • STEP UP & Outreach
  • Transition from Community College to 4-Year Institution
  • Get the Facts Out: Teaching Physics in High School
  • Science Communication
  • Career Panel A

1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Plenary Session: Millie Dresselhaus CUWiP Keynote Lectureship
Speaker: Dr. Mary James, Reed College

2:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Session 3 & Plenary: Optional Breakout Speaker Chat / Break

3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Break

3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Plenary Session

4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Speed Geeking Session

5:30 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.

Session 4: Parallel Sessions

  • Applying to Grad School and Fellowships
  • Mentoring/Being a Good Mentee (how to take advantage of resources) Workshop
  • Unpacking Privilege -- How to Be an Ally
  • Leadership Workshop
  • Research Frontiers Panel A

6:15 p.m. - 6:45 p.m.

Session 4: Optional Breakout Speaker Chat / Break

6:45 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Session 5: Parallel Sessions + Speed Geeking

 

  • Navigating Graduate School Panel
  • Getting Involved in Undergraduate Research
  • Resume and Interviewing Workshop
  • LGBTQ+ Roundtable
  • Speed Geeking: Small Group Networking A

7:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Session 5: Optional Breakout Speaker Chat / Break

9:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.

Session 6: Parallel Sessions

  • Careers Beyond Research Panel
  • Imposter Syndrome
  • Research Frontiers Panel B
  • Dealing with Sexual Harassment
  • Mental Health and Wellness in Physics (stress, anxiety, depression, etc.)

9:45 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.

Session 6: Optional Breakout Speaker Chat / Break

10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Session 7: Parallel Sessions + Speed Geeking

  • Work-Life Balance
  • Career Panel B
  • Marginalized Identities & Intersectionality Roundtables
  • Negotiation and Communication Skills (APS Professional Development) Workshop
  • Speed Geeking: Small Group Networking B

11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Session 7: Optional Breakout Speaker Chat / Break

11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Break

12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Student Lighting Talks

1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Break

2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Plenary Session: Plenary Speaker / Closing Session

3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Break/Speed Geeking

3:30 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.

Session 8: Parallel Sessions

  • Careers Beyond Research Panel
  • Imposter Syndrome
  • Research Frontiers Panel B
  • Dealing with Sexual Harassment
  • Mental Health and Wellness in Physics (stress, anxiety, depression, etc.)

4:15 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.

Session 8: Optional Breakout Speaker Chat / Break

4:45 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Session 9: Parallel sessions + Speed Geeking

  • Work-Life Balance
  • Career Panel B
  • Marginalized Identities & Intersectionality Roundtables
  • Negotiation and Communication Skills (APS Professional Development) Workshop
  • Speed Geeking: Small Group Networking B

5:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Session 9: Optional Breakout Speaker Chat / Break

CUWiP 2021 Conference Sponsors

We want to thank our Platinum and Bronze sponsors for sponsoring the virtual 2021 Conferences for Undergraduate Women in Physics.

Platinum Sponsors

NSF logo US Department of Education logo heising simons

Bronze Sponsors

Google Quantum General Atomics Sloan

NSF logoUS Department of Education logo These conferences are supported in part by the National Science Foundation (PHY-1346627, PHY-1622510, and PHY-2012033) and by the Department of Energy (DE-SC0011076). Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation or the Department of Energy.