2017 LSMCE Annual Conference

Take Action: Reaching Deeper into the Nation’s Diverse Pool of STEM Talent

Join us Friday-Sunday, October 6-8, 2017

The fifth annual LSMCE Conference, Take Action: Reaching Deeper into the Nation’s Diverse Pool of STEM Talent, will be held October 6-8, 2017, at the Sheraton Indianapolis Hotel Keystone at the Crossing in Indianapolis, Indiana. The conference will feature keynotes, interactive workshops, breakout sessions, oral presentations from current Bridge to the Doctorate students, a student STEM poster session, STEM student career fair, and discussion panels.

Students, faculty, and administrators actively involved with a Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation (LSAMP) are encouraged to submit their research or scholarly work.

Conference Themes

  • Broadening Participation 
  • Building a Community of Scholars
  • Peer Mentoring 
  • Faculty Mentoring
  • Student Professional Development 
In addition to the knowledge sharing sessions, the conference activities wrap-around the conference themes. Specific activities and related themes are below:
Broadening Participation in Action
Building a Community of Scholars
Peer-Mentoring in Action
Faculty Mentoring in Action
Professional Development Skills in Action

Tentative Schedule of Events

Friday, October 6, 2017
12n Registration Opens
10a-4p Pre-conference
LSMCE Partner Meeting
LSAMP Meeting
5p-7p Networking Social
Saturday, October 7, 2017
8a Opening Keynote
10a Poster Session
1p Luncheon Speaker
2p-4p Breakout Session 1
4p-6p Breakout Session 2
4:00p-6p Resource Fair
Sunday, October 8, 2017
9a-11a Workshops
11a-12n Awards Ceremony & Closing Remarks