Saturday, August 2, 2003

Educational and Scientific Program
University of Wisconsin, Madison

2:00 - 2:15 p.m.

Jorge Escalante-Semerena, Department of Bacteriology, University of Wisconsin, Madison

Opening Speaker
2:15-3:00 p.m.

Marketing Yourself with a PhD in Microbiology
Randy Dimond, Promega Inc., Madison, Wisconsin

Participant Introductions
3:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Members of ASM Committee on Graduate Education and Summer Institute Participants

Presentation Techniques
4:00 - 5:30 p.m.

Overview of Successful Presentations
Mary Ann Courtney, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY

Participants will learn about developing powerful and compelling presentations with presentation software (e.g., PowerPoint), preparing tables and graphics, and communicating effectively as scientists and educators.

Check-in at Friedrick Center
5:30 - 6:00 p.m.

Participants will be given time to check into the Conference Center.

Presentation and Feedback I
7:00 - 10:00 p.m.

Developing Presentations
Committee on Graduate Education

Participants will be given time to develop their presentation based upon information gained in the afternoon session.