Initial Publication Date: December 2, 2011

2009 Workshop Schedule

January 15, 2009

1:00-4:00pm Registration

4:00-6:00pm Informational Session on Workshop Proceedings

6:30-9:00pm Welcoming Reception

January 16, 2009

7:30-8:15am Continental Breakfast

8:15-8:30am Welcome and Introductions

8:30-10:15am Becoming a Professor: The Nuts and Bolts of Academia

10:15-10:30am Break

10:30-12:30pm Negotiating the Ideal Faculty Position

12:30-1:45pm Lunch

1:45-3:45pm Effective Teaching through Active Learning

3:45-4:00pm Break

4:00-6:00pm Georgia Tech Departmental Visits

6:00-6:30pm Break

6:30-9:30pm FOCUS Dinner

January 17, 2009

7:30-8:30am Continental Breakfast

8:30-10:15am Sowing the Seeds of a Sustainable Research Program

10:15-10:30am Break

10:30-12:30pm Funding Opportunities for Young Investigators

12:30-1:45pm Lunch

1:45-3:45pm Publish or Perish

3:45-4:00pm Break

4:00-6:00pm Finding and Utiliziing an Effective Mentor

6:00-6:30pm Break

6:30-9:00pm "Working" Dinner: Building a Network of Colleagues and Collaborators

January 18, 2009

7:30-8:30am Continental Breakfast

8:30-10:00am Work-Life Balance (Concurrent for Men and Women)

10:00-10:15am Break

10:15-12:00pm A Roadmap for Success in Academia

12:00-1:15pm Lunch

1:15-2:00pm Program Wrap-Up: Expectation and Outcomes

2:00-3:15pm Interactive Group Session: Workshop Proceedings