Topics: Educational psychology, Proposals, Session Description Protocol Pages: 7 (1523 words) Published: October 12, 2014
The Undergraduate Research Expo — Boston, hosted by Project Lever, brings together students from universities in Boston and New England to showcase exciting undergraduate research and creative projects. Students will give short TED talk-style presentations on their own contributions to a broad range of fields – political science, engineering, psychology, and more! Participants will get to learn about diverse subjects from their own peers and share their own experiences. Project Lever is an initiative to catalyze undergraduate research. Our online platform makes research more accessible by compiling resources from both inside and outside the university so that students can easily search for and find the most relevant advisors, courses, grants, and student projects. When students spend less time searching for resources, they can spend more time actually doing research, resulting in better research for all!

Conference Schedule & Presenters
10:00-10:20am Introductions
10:20-10:30am Isabel Plana, MIT: "Development of Novel Catalytic Systems for the Production of 2nd-Generation Bio-Fuels by Deoxygenation of Ligoellulosic Biomass Processes" 10:30-10:40am Sergio Andres Segrera, Harvard: "Maasai Livelihood and HIV/AIDS: Evaluating the Need for Culturally Sensitive Awareness Programs" 10:40-10:50am Nina Lutz, Tufts: Microglia, brain plasticity, & Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder 10:50-11:00am Coffee Break

11:00-11:10am Moiya McTier, Harvard: National Radio Astronomy Observatory & determining the characteristics of our universe 11:10-11:20am Manuel Melendez, Harvard: Right-wing political parties in El Salvador 11:20-11:30am Maya Emmons-Bell, Tufts: "The Role of Bioelectricity in the Regeneration of Planarian Flatworms" 11:30am-12:40pm Lunch

12:40-12:50pm Stephanie Cheng, MIT: "Tracing Out Demand Curves: The Randomization of Ticket Prices" 12:50-1:00pm Can Soylu, Harvard
1:10-1:20pm Coffee Break
1:20-1:30pm Jordan Klein, Tufts: "The Role of Adhesins in B. burgdorferi (Lyme Disease) in Establishing and Maintaining Infection in the Mammalian Host" 1:30-1:40pm Gabe Rothman, Tufts: "Visual Learning in Xenopus Iaevus" 1:40-1:50pm Christina Nguyen, Harvard: "Protecting CEO Compensation During the Great Recession: The Role of Revolving Door Lobbyists" 1:50-3:00pm Social Networking Session

Your Commitment to Speak
It is an honor and a privilege to be asked to speak at an ATD conference. By sharing your expertise, you make a valuable contribution to the profession's field of knowledge and to the individual learning of the participants.

If you are selected, please view this opportunity as a commitment like any other and ensure that you are able to deliver the session by securing the support of your organization and managing your workload and clients to keep this time open. We understand that things do happen and appreciate your advance notice in the event of extreme circumstances that prevent your attendance. Visit the Speaker Orientation page for tips and resources to help you develop an outstanding session and proposal. Target Audience | Tracks and Topics | Learning Approach | Session Type

Session Development | Session Description | Learning Objectives | Delivery Methods How to Submit a Winning Conference Proposal (PDF)
Target Audience
A majority of the conference participants are full-time training and performance practitioners, training directors, organizational development staff, government trainers, consultants, performance consultants, learning technologists, HRD managers, chief learning officers, and professors from around the world. The conference audience ranges from novice part-time practitioners to highly experienced full-time professionals. The expected attendance for the 2015 International Conference is more than 9,000 participants from 70 countries. Please ensure that your content is suitable for a diverse audience and include examples and research from beyond the...
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