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GECC Events and Programs at the HSS Annual Meeting October 14, 2011

Posted by museumatt in Uncategorized.

The History of Science Society Annual Meeting is less than a month away. Be sure to make room for these Graduate and Early Career Caucus events and programs.

Click here to view the 2011 Annual Meeting page on the HSS website.

Roommate Finder: Use the discussions threads here to find a roommate for the History of Science Society Annual Meeting. SHOT and 4S members and attendees are welcome to post.

Win a Free Hotel Room: Worried about the expense of HSS?  Well, this year GECC is raffling off a room at the conference hotel for the duration of the conference (Nov. 3-6)!  With a purchase of a $5 raffle ticket (or buy five for $20!) you will be entered to win this valuable prize.  We’ll have the drawing on October 20th, two weeks before the annual meeting, giving you ample time to cancel any existing reservations without penalty.  Proceeds will fund future GECC events including a Friday night mixer for graduate and early career professionals this year.

Visit Ticketbud to purchase your raffle tickets. If you are interested in buying a raffle ticket but would rather pay with cash or check, please contact Nathan Crowe (crowe051@umn.edu) to set up arrangements.

Mentorship ProgramOn Thursday night of the conference there will be an opportunity for interested graduate students and early career professionals to interact with select senior scholars in a reserved, and less hectic, space.  If you’re interested in participating, either as a mentor or a mentee, please contact us at our mentorship program at HSSmentorship@gmail.com. Furthermore, If you are interested in participating in the mentorship program, as a mentor or mentee, but you can’t make it to the meeting in Cleveland, please contact us and we will help connect you with other scholars.

Author Workshop: On Friday during lunch, GECC is sponsoring an author workshop in which prominent publishers will discuss the ins and outs of today’s publishing world.

Bringing Science to the Public: What Can the Science Studies Scholar Do?
GECC Saturday Morning Session: 
On Saturday morning our GECC sponsored session “Bringing Science to the Public: What Can the Science Studies Scholar Do?” will be held from 9:00 – 11:45am.  Panelists include Mark Largent, Naomi Oreskes, Ed Larson, Jane Maienschein and Marcia Bartusiak.

GECC Business Meeting:  The GECC Business meeting will be held immediately following our Saturday morning session.  Light refreshments will be provided. 

Get the Most out of your Annual Meeting Experience: Our post about how to get the most out of attending a meeting, co-written by HSS Executive Director Jay Malone and former GECC Co-Chair Jacqueline Wernimont.

See You In Cleveland!



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