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2016 RHIC & AGS Annual Users' Meeting

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Date: Wednesday, June 8, 2016
Organizers: Javier Orjuela Koop, Agnes Mocsy,
Time: 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Location: Physics Large Seminar Room, Bldg. 510


Session I
"This workshop will feature talks by social science researches studying the effects of stereotypes on underrepresented groups along with talks providing the perspective of several members of our community. The audience should expect to come away more informed, but also with a new perspective on issues they thought they were familiar with."
02:00-02:30 Beyond Representation: Data on Women and Under-represented Minorities in Physics Rachel Ivie, American Institute of Physics [.pdf]
02:30-03:00 Stereotype-threat Catherine Good, Baruch College [.pdf]
03:00-03:30 Implicit Biases and Unlevel Playing Fields: Making Physics a True Meritocracy Rosi Reed, Lehigh University [.pdf]
03:30-04:00 Attraction, Repulsion, and Other Forces that Affect Women in Physics Marci Lobel, Stony Brook University [.pdf]
04:00-04:30 Coffee Break
Session II
04:30-05:00 What Role do our Attitudes Play in the Composition of our Field? Paul Sorensen, Brookhaven National Laboratory [.pdf]
05:00-05:30 How Stereotypes Shape Women's Experiences in STEM Lauren Aguilar, Stanford University [.pdf]
05:30-06:00 "We Only Hire the Best" John Harris, Yale University [.pdf]
Adjourn Dinner at the Smith Point Beach Hut - Reservations Required

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