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HSS 2011 Annual Meeting

Annual Meeting

Cleveland, Ohio

3-6 November 2011

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

In addition to all the usual sessions, ceremonies, meals, and exhibits at the History of Science Society Annual Meeting, there will be a number of different programs and sessions sponsored by the Graduate and Early Career Caucus. Return to this site often or the GECC Facebook site to keep up-to-date on these important events:

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.  The session’s topics are still being resolved and we would love to hear what our members would like to know about this important topic.  Please contact our session coordinator Christine Manganaro if you have any suggestions.

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.

Please use the Subpages menu on the right sidebar if you are looking for archived information, including the agendas and minutes for the GECC meetings, GECC-sponsored sessions, and annual advice on attending conferences. Browse the Subpages menu on the right to navigate to specific years or use the search funtion at the top of the page to find posts and pages related to specific events.

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