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Water Quality Health Indicator & Data Science Symposium presented by SWAMP

June 29, 10:00am to June 30, 3:00pm

The Water Boards’ Surface Water Ambient Monitoring Program (SWAMP) is hosting the Water Quality Health Indicator and Data Science Symposium. This is an annual event that aims to:

daylight surface water quality data, insights and interests on California surface water quality topics

better connect data, information, and knowledge to water quality stakeholders and decision makers; and

create a networking community to enhance better communication throughout the year.

2017 Themes:

Emerging Tools in Water Quality Science


AWIS San Diego: Women in Science and Technology Conference

May 20

What is the WIST conference?

A one-day symposium focusing on career and personal development, as well as peer networking
Inspiring, prominent keynote speakers
Exciting and informative workshops, round-tables, and seminars for individuals at all stages of their careers in both academia and industry
An excellent opportunity to network, develop new skills, and explore career opportunities with 300 attendees from the scientific community.

The Jump: Conversations on Career Transitions

April 18, 4:00pm

Come out on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at 4:00 PM in the Conference Center to a live version of one of our pilot events — The Jump — where we will feature and interview science professionals, who have made the jump to a nonacademic career path. This month our featured guest is UC Davis alumnus, Brad Fenwick, D.V.M., Ph.D., who is Elsevier's Senior Vice President for Global Strategic Alliances bridging the gap between a major academic research publisher and universities! 


FUTURE Information Session

October 10,
11:00am to 12:00pm

Come to an information session to check out what FUTURE is all about!


Information Session Dates:

October 10 (Mon): 11-12 pm Genome Building Room 1005

October 13 (Thur): 11-12 pm UCDMC CHT Building Rm 1333

October 17 (Mon): 11-12 pm   South Hall Rm 114

Go With the Flow: Careers with Water

March 2,
6:00pm to 7:30pm

Learn how you can immerse yourself in a career related to the world's most valuable resource: water.
A panel of professionals representing different industries will speak about the key issues, trends and career opportunities in various fields, including:

• Environmental Policy

• Sustainability

• Environmental Protection

• Water Conservation

• Infrastructure

• Water Management

• Research

• Water Resources

Science and Scientists Informing Public Policy in California

February 24,
3:00pm to 4:30pm

Are you a student, postdoc, or faculty researcher curious about how science informs policy in the Golden State?

“Science and Scientists Informing Public Policy in California”
A Professional Development Workshop
3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
UC Davis Student Community Center, Room D

Networking Social to Follow
5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
de Vere’s Irish Pub, 217 E Street, Davis


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