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Florida A&M University and the City of Orlando are hosting the 2017 Energy Water Food Nexus International Summit  
on September 20-22, 2017 at the Orlando Hilton.

Four Thematic Areas:

  • New Science Enterprise
  • Accelerated Innovation
  • Science-Based Policy and Decision Making
  • Global Access to Safe Water
  • Sponsor: ACM and Google
  • Award: Up to $25,000 plus travel expenses to ACM conference
  • Number of Awards: 1
  • Application Deadline: January 15, 2019

Note: "This award celebrates women researchers who have made fundamental contributions to Computer Science."
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November 1-3, 2018

Jackson Marriott Hotel
200 East Armite
Jackson, MS 39201
Hotel: (601) 969-5100

Theme: Programs for Enhancing Quality: Strategies that Work

March 17 - 19, 2019

Grand Hyatt
Atlanta, GA
Hotel: 888-421-1442

The Gardner Institute is excited to announce the Call for Proposal for the 2019 Gateway Course Experience Conference. We invite you to: 
  • Share innovative ideas and practices you are using to solve problems and enable transformative course redesigns at your institution.
  • Connect and collaborate with colleagues from other institution who are working to integrate active learning and other strategies into how they teach gateway course. 
  • Share evidence about how your course redesign efforts are improving students success and learning and/or advancing more equitable outcomes. 
  • We value your students' perspectives in all aspects of teaching and learning and encourage you to consider having a student(s) as co-presenter(s)

Proposal Due Date is November 26, 2018

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