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SAEOPP McNair/SSS Research Conference, Atlanta, GA, July 18 – 21, 2013

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The Southeastern Association of Educational Opportunity Program (SAEOPP) is excited to announce the 19th Annual SAEOPP McNair/SSS Research Conference, in Atlanta, GA, July 18 – 21, 2013 at the Crowne Plaza Atlanta Perimeter Hotel.  The conference is hosted by the Georgia State University and Morehouse College McNair Scholars Programs. 

Please encourage your McNair scholars to save the date. Also, we would like to provide some specific details for you to note as you plan your summer, and consider our conference.

Conference Theme: “ McNair/SSS: A Beacon of Hope for Scholars to Conduct and Promote Research

atlanta1Highlights include:

-Conference registration cost: $340 (Early Bird Registration-Deadline: 6-7-2013) $350 (General Registration-Deadline: 7-17-13)

-Conference Registration Website: http://www.saeopp-mcnairconference.com

-Conference hotel rate (inclusive of internet in sleeping rooms): $134.00 + tax (rate deadline: June 28, 2013; please get your room today!!)

(Phone: 770-395-7700, mention SAEOPP Research Conference Room Block or use this website and follow the directions: http://www.saeopp-mcnairconference.com/hotel.html)

-Keynote/Award Speaker: Dr. Tyrone Hayes “The Frog Scientist” – University of California, Berkerley

-CALL FOR PROPOSALS DEADLINE (June 14, 2013)

-Various Professional Development Workshops/Plenaries: TBA

-Special SSS Professional Development Workshops Track

-Cash prizes for best oral and poster presentations

- Access to local college campuses and their graduate programs (Georgia State UniversityEmory UniversityGeorgia TechUniversity of GeorgiaClark Atlanta University)

-Graduate Recruiter Luncheon and Fair (Last year 60 Graduate Institutions-some of the schools that attended were: Columbia University, MIT, UGA, Emory, Stanford U, Michigan State, Ohio State University, University of Michigan, UNC-Chapel Hill, LSU, U Pitt, Texas A & M, UC Santa Barbara, Penn State)

-Network with McNair Scholars from around the world

There will be more exciting updates in the next couple of weeks. We hope to see you this summer in the ATL!!