Wheaton College has decided to suspend campus events for the rest of the semester, which includes the 2020 Summit. If you are a speaker or participant in the summit, we will be in touch with you shortly regarding a new date and future participation.

Science as Service.

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2020 Schedule

Saturday, April 4, 2020

8:00 a.m. Registration and Breakfast

Diana Davis Spencer ’60 Cafe, Mars Science Center

9:00 a.m.  Welcome & Introduction

Hindle Auditorium

President Dennis Hanno, Wheaton College

Rachelle DeCoste, Associate Professor of Mathematics, Wheaton College

Laura Ekstrom, Assistant Professor of Biology and Neuroscience, Wheaton College

9:15 a.m. Plenary Address

Hindle Auditorium

Nilanjana (Buju) Dasgupta, Professor of Psychology, Director of Faculty Equity and Inclusion, and the inaugural Director of the Institute of Diversity Sciences at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

9:45 a.m. Panel Discussion
10:45 a.m.  Coffee Break
11:15 a.m. Student Research Talks
12:00 p.m. Lunch and Networking
1:30 p.m. Breakouts
2:30 p.m.  Professional Development Workshops
3:30 p.m.  Coffee
4:00 – 5:00 p.m. Keynote

Hindle Auditorium

Dr. Giovanna Guerrero-Medina, Executive Director of Ciencia Puerto Rico and Director of the Yale Ciencia Initiative at Yale University