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Society for Women in Marine Science Spring Symposium
Saturday, March 24, 2018
Category: Affiliate Society Meetings

We are very excited to announce registration for the 1st Annual Society for Women in Marine Science (SWMS) Spring Symposium is now open here. The program will focus on mentoring and career choices available to women and other minorities in marine science. Our keynote speakers will be Dr. Bethany Jenkins (URI) and Catalina Martinez (NOAA). We will also have workshops led by other marine scientists, networking opportunities, a poster session, and abundant time for small group discussions; a tentative agenda and workshop ideas are provided in the registration. You can find the programs from our previous fall events here

More information about the symposium: 
Who should attend: Anyone interested in advancing women in marine science (all genders welcome!)
When: Saturday, March 24th 2018
Where: URI Graduate School of Oceanography, Narragansett RI
Cost: We have a tiered payment structure: 
Undergraduates: $25 
Graduate students: $25
Non-students: $30
Thanks to generous donations from sponsors, there will be a free option, and an inability to pay should not stop you from attending the symposium! 

We will close registration February 28th to accommodate some URI financial deadlines…don’t wait to sign up! 

Please let us know if you have any questions about the symposium or the registration form by reaching out to uriswms@gmail.com. Feel free to forward this email to friends or colleagues who may be interested in attending. 

Best, looking forward to seeing you in March!

The SWMS Steering Committee

SWMS Website

@SWMStweets