• 06:30 PM –  Pre-registration and Reception at the Miami Pullman Hotel

  • 07:30 AM – Bus departs from hotel
  •  08:00 AM – 9:00 AM – Breakfast and Conference Registration
  • 09:15 AM – 10:15 PM– Keynote Address: “Promise and Peril in Higher Education: Building an Equitable, Creative, Prosperous, and Sustainable Future through Socially-Directed Science and Technology”, Dr. Christine Ortiz (MIT)
  • 10:25 AM – 11:45 AM – Graduate School Workshops “Putting Together a Winning Personal Statement” – Dr. Denzil Streete, Yale University;   “Funding Your Graduate Program” – Dr.  David M. Schafer, North Carolina State UniversityGetting it together: Keys to a Cohesive/Competitive Graduate School Application” – Dr. Stephanie Parsons, Harvard University
  • 11:45 PM – 12:45 PM – Lunch on Campus
  • 11:45 PM – 12:45 PM – McNair Directors/Staff Lunch
  • 1:00 PM – 04:30 PM – Poster presentations/ Graduate Fair
  • 5:00 PM – Bus departs for hotel
  • 06:30 AM – Hot American Breakfast at the hotel
  • 09:00 AM – Bus departs from hotel
  • 09:45 AM – 11:45 AM – Oral Presentations
  • 12:00 PM – 01:30 PM – Lunch;  “PhD: The Why, The How, and the Beyond: Perspectives from the McNair Alumni” Panel Discussion
  • 01:45 PM – 04:30 PM – Oral Presentations
  • 05:00 PM – Bus departs for hotel
  • 07:00 PM – Bus departs from Hotel for Miami Bayside Cruise Ceremony Close (cocktail attire)
  • 08:00 PM – Closing Ceremony
  • 11:00 PM – FIU McNair Research Scholars Conference 2019 adjourns
  • 11:30 PM – Bus departs for hotel