Graduate Program

The Regional Conference will help you take the next step in your career. Workshops ranging from academics to professional RLDC will keep you in the loop with all the information needed to succeed as a graduate student. Keeping you in the loop with information on the workforce, RLDC will help you learn how to land your opportunities.

02:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Registration

06:00 PM - 08:00 PM

Welcome Room Open

07:30 PM -

Opening Remarks

08:00 AM - 07:30 PM

Check-in/Registration/Breakfast(not provided)

TBD
09:00 AM - 09:45 AM

SHPEOLOGY(Mandatory)

Chicago 9/10
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Workshop: Next Stop, How to Acquire Funding

Chicago 8
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Workshop: Personal Finance Preparation for Future

Chicago 8
12:30 PM - 02:00 PM

Roundtable Lunch: Leading by Example, Diversity in STEM (All Invited)

TBD
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM

Seven Minutes of Science (Research Presentation)

Chicago 8
03:00 PM - 03:45 PM

Workshop: Career Panel with Graduate Professionals: Work/Life Balance & Interviewing With An Advanced Degree

Chicago 8
04:00 PM - 06:00 PM

Resume Cafe

Chicago 8
06:00 PM - 06:30 PM

Region 6 Meeting

Chicago 9/10
06:30 PM - 07:30 PM

Professional/Student Mixer

Riverwalk A/B
07:30 PM - 09:00 PM

Dinner(Not Provided)

08:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Check in/Registation/Breakfast(not provided)

09:30 AM - 01:30 PM

Career Fair

Chicago 8/9
02:00 PM - 02:45 PM

Workshop: Foundations of Leadership: Which Style will Help you Thrive?

Michigan A
03:00 PM - 03:45 PM

Workshop: Negotiating your First Academic Position

Michigan A
06:00 PM - 06:15 PM

Group Photo at Navy Pier Ferris Wheel (Mandatory)

06:15 AM - 06:30 AM

Open Doors for Gala - Boarding Odyssey

06:30 PM -

Odyssey Departs

06:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Gala