2016 Pathways Conference Agenda

The Pathways program mentors early-career clinical scientists in developing strong foundations for independent research careers. The 2016 Conference was June 13–14, at the ASHA National Office in Rockville, Maryland. 

Monday, June 13

 8:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast and Welcome
 Margaret Rogers, PhD, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
 9:00 a.m. Introductions, Sharing of Research Goals by Participants
 9:30 a.m. Developing a Successful Programmatic Research Career
 Steven Barlow, PhD
 10:30 a.m. Break
 10:45 a.m. Mentoring Period: Outlining Your Programmatic Line of Research
 11:45 a.m. Lunch
 12:25 p.m. Developing a 5-Year Plan and Identifying Your Research Milestones

 Introduction by Margaret Rogers, PhD
 Presentation by Tiffany Hogan, PhD and Jonathan Preston, PhD

 1:00 p.m. Q & A: 5-Year Plan and Research Milestones 
 1:15 p.m. Break
 1:30 p.m. Mentoring Period: Developing Your 5-Year Plan and Identifying Your Research Milestones
 2:45 p.m. Break
 3:00 p.m. Achieving Career Priorities
 Kathryn Yorkston
 3:30 p.m. Facilitated Discussion: Career Priorities
 4:00 p.m. Q & A: Career Priorities
 4:15 p.m. Break
 4:30 p.m. Interdisciplinary Collaboration
 Bob Burkard, PhD and Emily Plowman, PhD
 5:00 p.m. Q & A: Interdisciplinary Collaboration
 5:30 p.m. Recess

Tuesday, June 14

 8:30 a.m. Welcome and Introduction to American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation Grant Mechanisms
 Nancy Minghetti
 9:15 a.m. Grant Writing Strength and Weaknesses
 Chris Moore, PhD
 10:15 a.m. Break
 10:30 a.m. A Few Pointers for Specific Aims
 11:30 a.m. Q & A: Specific Aims
 12:00 p.m. Lunch
 12:15 p.m. Mentoring Period with Lunch: Developing Specific Aims
 1:45 p.m. Break
 2:00 p.m. Establishing Your Pathways Goals and Performance Measures for the Year
 Margaret Rogers, PhD
 2:15 p.m. Mentoring Period: Developing Your Pathway Goals and Performance Measures for the Year
 3:45 p.m. Introduction to NIDCD Early-Career Grant Mechanisms
 Alberto Rivera-Rentas, PhD
 4:30 p.m. Q & A: NIDCD Grant Mechanisms
 4:45 p.m. Sharing and Closing
 Margaret Rogers, PhD
 5:30 p.m. Adjourn

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