2010 SIGMA XI ANNUAL MEETING & INTENATIONAL RESEARCH CONFERENCE
November 11-14, 2010 (Student events November 12-13)
Raleigh Convention Center
Raleigh, North Carolina
The 2010 Annual Meeting and International Research Conference will
bring together students, professional scientists and Sigma Xi members
from North America and abroad. The event features a Research Conference
with presentations in all fields of science and engineering, a
Criticial Issues Forum on Food Safety and Security, Lectures by Award
Winning Speakers and Society Governance at the 111th Annual Meeting.
FEATURED SPEAKERS include Sigma Xi's 2010 Award Winners:
Procter Prize-winner MICHAEL J. SPIVEY, Professor of Cognitive Science,
University of California, Merced
McGovern Award-winner BARBARA GASTEL, Professor of Integrative
Biosciences and Humanities in Medicine, Texas A&M University
Chubb Award-winner HOWARD R. MOSKOWITZ, President and Founder,
Moskowitz Jacobs Inc.
Young Investigator Award-winner KEVIN R. GURNEY, Associate Director,
Climate Change Research Center, Purdue University
Also featuring Honorary Member inductee BOB MCDONALD, host of CBC
Radio's Quirks and Quarks
FOOD SAFETY AND SECURITY SYMPOSIUM
Join more than 20 experts from academia, industry and government
November 11-13 for a symposium on the complex issues surrounding food
safety and security. The deadline for poster abstracts is September 24.
Details about the abstract submission process for professionals and
students are available online.
In conjunction with the symposium, Sigma Xi is co-sponsoring with PHS
Group, Inc. a CALL FOR WHITE PAPERS on food security and
sustainability. The author(s) of the most compelling paper will be
offered the opportunity to be paid consultants in the implementation of
a pilot program addressing food security in Hispaniola and the
Caribbean Basin Countries. October 15 is the submission deadline.
Sigma Xi and PHS Group, Inc. are also sponsoring a competition for
STUDENT CONCEPT PAPERS that address food security in Haiti. The authors
of the top three papers will receive monetary prizes. October 15 is the
for more about the Food Safety and Security Symposium.
STUDENT & PROFESSIONAL RESEARCH PRESENTATIONS
Research Conference events will be held on November 12-13.
Undergraduate and graduate students in all fields of science and
engineering will join career researchers in sharing their research
through poster presentations. Awards will be presented for outstanding
student presentations. Presenters must register and submit their
presentation abstracts by October 15 to appear in the conference
Designated discussion period for posters by professional researchers:
Friday, November 12
Silent judging of student posters: Friday, November 12
Discussion period for student posters (with judges): Saturday, November
Student Award Announcements: Saturday, November 13
INVITE YOUR COLLEAGUES
Encourage your students to submit an abstract. Share this message with
your colleagues. Sigma Xi members and non-members are invited to
REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!!
COMPLETE MEETING INFORMATION
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