Diversity & Inclusion Committee 2016 Symposium at ICE 2016
Symposium: Connecting with the World's Best Talent: Attracting and Retaining Diverse Entomologists
Friday, September 30, 2016, 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM, Orange County Convention Center - Room W340 A
Organizers: Bill Hendrix, Dow AgroSciences and Gail E. Kampmeier, Illinois Natural History Survey (Ret.)
This symposium was presented during the XXV International Congress of Entomology
* 01:30 PM ― Reception
* 02:00 PM ― The importance of diversity and inclusion in the sciences.
Wanda E. Ward, Office of Science and Technology, The White House, Washington, D.C.
* 02:30 PM ― Data-driven decisions: Use of a demographic model to optimize recruiting and retention efforts to enhance diversity in the Entomological Society of America.
Robert N. Wiedenmann (email@example.com) & S. Raghu, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR, and CSIRO, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
02:45 PM ― Women as bellwethers of diversity in entomology.
Gail Kampmeier (firstname.lastname@example.org), Illinois Natural History Survey (Ret.), Champaign, IL
Richard Mankin (Richard.Mankin@ars.usda.gov), USDA - ARS, Gainesville, FL
03:30 PM ― Break
Bill Hendrix (email@example.com), Dow AgroSciences, Indianapolis, IN
Scott Hutchins (firstname.lastname@example.org), Dow AgroSciences, Indianapolis, IN
Jessica Gillung (email@example.com), University of California, Davis, CA
Jessica Hartshorn (firstname.lastname@example.org)1 and Molly Darr2, 1Minnesota DNR Division of Forestry, 2Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA
04:45 PM ― Leading to foster diversity.
Michelle S. Smith (email@example.com), Dow AgroSciences, Indianapolis, IN
Vernard Lewis (firstname.lastname@example.org), University of California, Richmond, CA
05:15 PM ― Panel Discussion