The 2011 Annual Meeting is only a few days away! As you plan your Annual Meeting itinerary, please be sure to keep these young investigator-focused sessions in mind:
*All rooms are located in the San Diego Convention Center unless otherwise noted.
Grant Writing Workshop: Navigating the NIH Resubmission Process
A can’t miss opportunity for anyone writing a research grant or wanting to gain invaluable insight into the grant writing process, on Friday, September 16, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. in Room 30 CDE.
Welcome Reception and Plenary Poster Session
Attendees and registered guests are invited to meet and mingle during the Wine and Cheese Welcome Reception and view the Plenary Posters on Friday, September 16, 5:45 p.m. – 7:00 p.m in Hall GH.
New Investigator/ New Member/ First-Time Attendee Reception
Meet other new investigators and first-time Annual Meeting attendees. Members of the Membership Development Committee and Young Investigator/Minority Subcommittees will be available to answer all your questions about ASBMR and the Annual Meeting on
Friday, September 16, 5:45 p.m. – 7:00 p.m in Hall GH.
Young Investigator/ Minority Investigator Networking Hour
Immediately following the Welcome Reception, join your colleagues at this networking event. Make new friends and exchange scientific ideas in an informal setting. This is a cash-bar event on Friday, September 16, 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 pm at the Center Terrace.
ASBMR Networking Breakfast
Join ASBMR leadership, senior investigators and representatives from the U.S. National Institutes of Health for an informal networking breakfast. Breakfast is provided.
Saturday, September 17, 6:45 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. in Room 33ABC
Career Development: Building Interdisciplinary Collaboration in Research
A panel of speakers from basic, clinical, and translational research settings will discuss their experiences in building professional networks that lead to successful interdisciplinary research undertakings; what they see as the keys to their success; and strategies that others can use to broaden their own research, as well as enhance their professional development. Saturday, September 17, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.in Room 32AB.
ASBMR Social Event: California Dreamin’
What better way to catch up with current friends and meet new ones than with some drinks, sweets, a little dancing and a lot of fun. Join us for an evening you won’t forget as we celebrate the best of Southern California. Tickets available at Registration for $30.
Saturday, September 17, 8:30 p.m. – 11:30 p.m. Manchester Grand Hyatt: Elizabeth Ballroom and Terrace
ASBMR Annual Town Hall Meeting and Reception
Come learn the latest about the Society, including a summary of the past year, planned activities for the future and the unveiling of the Society’s three-year strategic plan. Ask questions during the “open-mic” period and meet Society leadership at the wine and cheese reception on Sunday, September 18 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.in Room 31ABC
Women in Bone and Mineral Research Committee Event- Getting What You Want: The Art of Negotiation
This session will provide insight on the costs of not negotiating, in financial terms and delayed or limited career progress; causes associated with the reluctance to negotiate; and practical steps to start thinking differently about the role of negotiation. A reception/dinner is provided. Young Investigator tickets: $15. Sunday, September 18, 6:30 p.m. – 8:45 p.m. in Room 25ABC.