[Equal] Call for Abstracts and Reviewers: 2008 WEPAN National Conference - DEADLINE EXTENDED]

EqualOpportunity (SL) equal at sl.ethz.ch
Thu Nov 1 10:18:05 MET 2007

Gateway to Diversity:  Getting Results through Strategic Communications

2008 WEPAN National Conference

 The annual conference dedicated to creating changes that enhance the
success of women of all races and ethnicities in science, technology,
engineering and math.  This is a unique opportunity to get involved as a
reviewer and/or as a contributor to the conference.

Hyatt Regency St. Louis
St. Louis, Missouri
June 8-11, 2008
Call for Abstracts

Deadline for Submission: November 6, 2007

 To submit an abstract:  http://www.engr.psu.edu/ams

 To register as a reviewer:  http://www.engr.psu.edu/ams/register.aspx

"Gateway to Diversity: Getting Results through Strategic
Communications," is designed to foster conversations among educators,
researchers, academic leaders, women in engineering and science staff,
corporate and government advocates and others who work to effect gender
equity in STEM fields.

 Conference organizers seek papers, workshops, panels, discussion groups
and posters focused on the following "gateway themes" that present the
best targeted communication strategies to enhance diversity. The
conference emphasizes strategic communication, research and
implementation in the following areas:

 Gateway #1: Institutional and Organizational Change

Gateway #2: Gender Equity in the Classroom and Workplace

Gateway #3: National Policies to Enhance Gender Equity

Gateway #4: Research and Assessments

Gateway #5: Strategically Building Internal and External Support for
Gender Equity

Gateway #6: Innovative and Effective Recruitment and Retention

Gateway #7: Market Research and Branding

Gateway #8: Developing Personal and Career Communication Skills

 WEPAN (Women in Engineering Programs & Advocates Network) invites you
to submit abstracts for its 2008 annual conference.  All papers are peer
reviewed and will be published digitally by WEPAN in cooperation with
the Office of Digital Scholarly Publishing, a joint effort of The
Pennsylvania State University Libraries and the Penn State Press.

For more detailed information about the conference: http://www.wepan.org

Karen Peterson
WEPAN 2008 Proceedings Committee
PI, National Girls Collaborative Project & CEO, Puget Sound Center for
Teaching, Learning and Technology 21540 30th Drive SE, Suite 310
Bothell, WA 98021
voice: 425-368-1028
web: http://www.psctlt.org
e-mail: kpeterson at psctlt.org

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