The University of Waterloo is hosting the Excellence and Quality of Academic Life in STEM (EQUALS) conference this May 11-12, 2017 in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.
EQUALS is a venue for graduate students, postdoctoral researchers, and young scholars considering an academic career in a Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) field. The purpose of this conference is to explore the spectrum of pathways of academic success in STEM with an explicit focus on gender equity and its intersections with other identity markers.
- Keynotes by Dr. Lesley Yellowlees, University of Edinburgh and Dr. Lesley Shannon, Simon Fraser University
- Workshops on strategic networking, academic interviewing, and work-life balance
- Presentation by Ontario’s Pay Equity Commissioner on salary negotiation
The registration deadline is March 31, 2017 at 11:59pm.