Oct. 14 & 15: Graduate Student Professional Development Conference & Graduate Professional Day

Graduate Professional Development Conference – October 14 

Registration link for October 14 

On Wednesday, October 14th, sessions will run from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Sessions are hosted by UTM and will include: 

10:10 am – 12pm: Creating a Plan for your Graduate Professional Development 
12:10 am – 1pm: Staying Well in Graduate School during COVID-19 
1:10 pm – 2 pm: Five Strategies for Integrating Universal Design Learning (UDL) Practice into your Online Remote Teaching 
2:10 pm – 3 pm: Using the “Virtual” UTM Library for Researching Effectively Off-Campus 
3:10 pm – 4 pm: Careers and You: Online Networking and More 

Graduate Professional Day: Inclusion and Diversity in STEM – October 15 

Registration link for October 15 

On Thursday, October 15th, sessions will run from 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. 

2:00 pm: Land Acknowledgement 
2:05pm –2:10pm: Official Welcome: William A. Gough, Vice-Principal Academic and Dean, Professor of Climatology, Environmental Science, UTSC 
2:10pm – 3:05pm: A Workshop on Finding a Career in STEM 
3:15pm – 4:30pm: Keynote Address: Unconscious Bias and Challenges to Fair Assessment & Inclusion 
4:45pm – 6:00pm: Panel discussion: Grad Career Development and Equity 


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