2023 Workshops and Special Events

Check back for details and updates about the workshops and special events that will be offered to attendees as part of the 2023 conference.

DataWorks Breakfast Workshop

Check back for coming details about this valuable breakfast workshop that will be held on Thursday, September 28th from 8:30 - 10:00 am. Hosted by FASEB, this workshop will help participants navigate data management. This workshop breakfast is included in the main conference registration fee and no special sign-up is required.

Networking Breakfast

The DEI Committee will be hosting a networking breakfast on Friday, September 29th. Start the day off right and enjoy breakfast with your fellow attendees while discussing a variety of optional topics (or just join for breakfast!). This networking breakfast is included in the main conference registration fee and no special sign-up is required.

 Botanical Gardens Opening Reception and Dinner

Join fellow attendees for an opening reception and dinner at the nearby UGA Botanical Gardens on the evening of Thursday, September 28th after the first full conference day.  Transportation and dinner are provided for a $25 add-on fee collected during registration. Registration is required. Please note due to liquor licensing rules, no alcohol will be provided, or sold, at this event. Non-alcoholic beverages will be provided as part of the dinner.

 Professional Development Workshop

Join for this special dinner workshop on Friday, September 29th co-organized by the Professional Development and Members in Transition and Training Committees. Registration required.

Roads Traveled: Academic Career Paths and Beyond

There are many ways to navigate into and through an academic career.  In a joint workshop sponsored by the Members in Transition and Training and Professional Development committees, research scientists will share their experiences and provide tips on how to navigate through academic and scientific careers. Everything from interviewing, tenure, promotion, and moving to administrative roles. The discussions will be relevant for early, mid, and late career scientists. Come and hear from our panelists on their experiences and interact with the speakers during breakout sessions. The workshop will be held in the Magnolia Ballroom Room on Friday, September 29th, 2023, from 6pm - 8pm.   Dinner will be served starting at 5:45 pm. Pre-registration and a $25 add-on fee is required. Contact SLB if the fee presents an economic barrier.