2016 Annual Meeting / CSGS Conference

"Exploring New Paths in Graduate Education"

February 18-21, 2016

Charlotte, North Carolina


Join us for the 2016 Conference of Southern Graduate Schools at the Omni Charlotte Hotel in downtown Charlotte, NC, from February 18 - 21, 2016.  A preliminary program outline is below.  Look for our conference flyer in the mail (and online here) later in the fall.

Thursday, 18 February
5:30
Joint Welcoming Reception of CSGS and CHBGS
7:00
Group Dinners, Organized by CSGS Executive Committee
Friday, 19 February
7:30
ETS Breakfast
8:45
Presidential Welcome and Address
9:00
Plenary 1: Pathways into Graduate School – Generational Diversity
10:00
Refreshment Break
10:15
Concurrent 1
A. International Recruitment/Admissions
B. Client Relationship Management (CRM) Systems
C. Funding Graduate Students
11:30
Lunch and Awards Ceremony
1:10
Plenary 2: Pathways through Graduate School – Mentoring
2:15
Concurrent 2
A. Mentoring
B. Distance Education
C. Tracking Progress
3:20
Poster Session and Refreshment Break
4:20
Concurrent Sessions
A. Associate Deans
B. LinkedIn
C. NSF Perspectives on Graduate Education
6:00
Networking Reception
Saturday, 20 February
7:30
Breakfast
8:35
Plenary 3: Pathways Beyond Graduate School-Non-Academic Paths
9:50
Concurrent 3
A. Alternate Career Paths
B. Professional Development
C. Tracking Career Paths
10:50
Refreshment Break
11:00
Concurrent 4
A. Advocacy
B. Conflct Resolution
C. Accreditation
12:00
Lunch; Presentation on Legal Issues Across Graduate Education
2:15
3MT® heat 1 and 2, concurrent
3:30
Refreshment Break
4:00
3MT® heat 3 and 4, concurrent
5:15
State Meetings
6:00
Dinner on your own
Sunday, 21 February
8:30
Breakfast/Executive Committee Breakfast
9:20
President-Elect Remarks
9:45
3MT® Thesis Final Heat
11:00
Presentation of 3MT® Awards; Raffle for New Year's Registration
12:00
Meeting Adjourns


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