In-Conjunction Events
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Wednesday, May 10

Early Career Pre-Conference Workshop - FULL
(pre-registration required)
12:00 – 3:00 p.m.

The INSAR Board of Directors and the Student and Trainee Committee are hosting the 4th annual Early Career Workshop. This is a three-hour workshop focused on career trajectories, including a panel discussion on different career paths related to autism research and a small group discussion with faculty and postdoctoral fellows. Reservations were accepted prior to the Meeting; registration and table assignments were confirmed via email.

Cultural Diversity Pre-Conference Workshop FULL
(pre-registration required)
1:00 – 5:00 p.m.

The pre-conference workshop will highlight the diversity of living with autism within the global community by drawing upon the perspectives of self-advocates and family members.

Cultural Diversity Meet & Greet
(Open – no pre-registration required)
5:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Marriott Marquis Hotel; Room - View Lounge (39th floor)

Thursday, May 11

Early Career Committee Coffee Hour
(Open – no pre-registration required)
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Marriott Marquis Hotel – Room: Nob Hill D

The INSAR Board has initiated an Early Career Committee to further meet the needs of INSAR members. If you consider yourself an early career member (see description below), please come and meet your Early Career Committee officers and bring your lunch. We will be presenting data from our survey and discussing our strategic plan/initiatives. Coffee and tea will be provided.  Early career is defined as “Faculty or non-academic professional autism researchers who are no longer students or early-stage postdocs who are still within 10 years of their terminal degree (Advanced postdocs, those beyond their first postdoc, are encouraged).”

Student “Meet-the-Experts” Luncheons FULL
(pre-registration required)
Lunch period: 12:00 – 1:00 pm 
Marriott Marquis Hotel • (Nob Hill A-C)

INSAR Student and Trainee Social
7:00 p.m. (directly following the poster session)
Thirsty Bear Organic Brewery
661 Howard Street

All INSAR Student and Trainee members are invited to join us for an evening of informal socializing and networking with other trainees actively engaged in autism research. We have rented a private space at the Thirsty Bear Organic Brewery for this event. Come and make connections with other students and trainees while enjoying Spanish tapas, billiards, and trivia! Food is free and alcoholic beverages are available for purchase. Vegetarian and gluten-free options provided. No ticket required. This event is hosted by the INSAR Student Committee. Funds for complementary food were generously provided by the INSAR Board of Directors. Cash bar.

 

Friday, May 12

Student “Meet-the-Experts” Luncheons FULL
(pre-registration required)
Lunch period: 12:00 – 1:00 pm
Marriott Marquis Hotel • (Foothill C)

Community Advisory Committee (CAC) Community Stakeholder* Luncheon
(Open – no pre-registration required)
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Marriott Marquis Hotel • Room: Nob Hill Ballroom

Autism stakeholders are invited to attend the 8th annual Stakeholder* Luncheon. This event is organized by members of the INSAR Community Advisory Committee (CAC) as an avenue to bridge the gap between scientists and members of the autism community. Pre-registration is not required. Bring your lunch with you to the session. Hosted by the INSAR CAC. *The term “stakeholder” has various definitions. In the context of the CAC, a stakeholder is someone who is affected by or has a personal investment in autism.

Cultural Diversity Networking Luncheon
(Open – no pre-registration required)
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Marriott Marquis Hotel • Room: Soma

Come and network with others interested in cultural diversity. Bring your lunch to the room. No pre-registration required.

Autism Research Author Workshop
(Open – no pre-registration required)
3:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Marriott Marquis Hotel • Room: Yerba Buena 10-14

Speakers: Editor-in-Chief of Autism Research Dr. David Amaral, Wiley Publisher Natalia Ortuzar, and Autism Research Associate Editors

The Editor-in-Chief of Autism Research, Dr. David Amaral will lead a workshop covering everything you need to know on how to publish your next paper, including an overview of best practices for writing and submitting your paper, and maximizing the impact of your research.

 
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