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

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Apr 14, 2018
Saturday
07:30 AM - 08:00 AM
  Registration
08:00 AM - 09:00 AM
  Breakfast
09:00 AM - 09:15 AM
  Welcoming Remarks
Hélène Barcelo (MSRI - Mathematical Sciences Research Institute), 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 (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
10:15 AM - 10:30 AM
  Break
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
  Concurrent Research Talks
Joanne Beckford (Williams College), Danielle Brager (Arizona State University), Sousada Chidthachack (Ascension Catholic School), Marly Cormar (University of Florida), Malena Espanol (University of Akron), Naomi Gross (Spelman College), Rosemary Guzman (University of Chicago), Elisabeth Johnson (Drexel University), Grace Joseph (Louisiana Tech University), Isabelle Kemajou-Brown (Morgan State University), Namaluba Malawo (Purdue University), Quiyana Murphy (University of Kentucky), 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 (North Carolina State University)
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 (University of San Diego), 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 - Mathematical Sciences Research Institute), Sousada Chidthachack (Ascension Catholic School), Rebecca Garcia (Sam Houston State University), Suzanne Weekes (Worcester Polytechnic Institute), 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 (University of the District of Columbia), 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
Sunday
08:00 AM - 09:00 AM
  Breakfast
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 (University of San Diego)
09:00 AM - 09:50 AM
  Plenary Talk: On Mentoring and Living (Work)Life with Purpose, Authenticity, and Integrity
Maria Franco (Queensborough Community College (CUNY); MSRI - Mathematical Sciences Research Institute)
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
  Break
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 (Bates College), Kimberly Sellers (Georgetown University), Talitha Washington (Howard University), Cynthia Winston (Howard University)
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
  Closing Luncheon