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Agenda-at-a-glance

This is a tentative agenda is subject to change without notice.
All Scheduled Events will take place at the The Henry Hotel~Autograph Collection

Wednesday, March 6

3:00pm-9:00pm

Conference Registration – Grand Hallway

7:00pm-9:00pm

“Coming Home”- A Night of Celebration: Opening Ceremonies

9:00pm-11:00pm

Reception and Social Mixer

Thursday, March 7

8:00am-7:00pm

Conference Registration

9:00am-10:30am

General Session I with Tananarive Due, Spelman College

10:45am-11:45pm

Research Roundtable I

12:00pm-1:00pm

Research Roundtable II

1:15pm-2:45pm

General Session II with Terrell Strayhorn, Ohio State University

3:00pm-4:00pm

Research Roundtable III

4:15pm-5:15pm

Research Roundtable IV

5:30pm-6:15pm

NBGSA 101

6:15pm-8:00pm

NBGSA General Assembly Meeting

9:30pm-12am

Motown Social

Friday, March 8

8:00am-6:00pm

Conference Registration

8:30am-9:45am

 General Session III with Arnold Mitchem, Council for Opportunity in Education

10:00am-1:00pm
Reopens at 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Graduate School/Career Fair (reopens after lunch)

10:00am-11:00am

Concurrent Workshops

10:00am-11:00am

Scholars Day: Roundtables on Issues in Graduate Education

11:15am-12:15pm

The Black Doctoral Experience with Pamela Felder, University of Pennsylvania

TBD

Navigating the Academy as a Black Women with Sisters of the Academy

12:15pm-1:15pm

Navigating the Academy as a Black Man with Brothers of the Academy

12:15pm-1:15pm

Scholars Day: Graduate School Fair

1:30pm-3:00pm

General Session IV with Molefi Asante, Temple University

3:00pm-5:00pm

Graduate School/Career Fair -  Reopens 

3:15pm-4:15pm

Candidate Speeches 

4:30pm-4:45pm

Poster Sessions

3:00pm-6:00pm

Candidate Voting

6:15pm-7:15pm 

Blacks in Higher Education and Civic Responsibility with Juan Gilbert, Clemson University

7:30pm-9:00pm

Networking Social

9:00pm – until

Exploring Motor City (on your own)

Saturday, March 9

7:00am-1:30pm

Conference Registration

7:00am – 10:00pm

Breakfast

10:00am-12:00pm

Rising Scholar’s Program and Luncheon

10:00am-11:00pm

Concurrent Workshops

10:00am-3:00pm

Candidate Voting

12:00pm-1:00pm

Life Balance: Graduate School and Relationships

1:15pm-2:30pm

Regional Meetings

7:00pm-10:00pm

Alumni & Membership Awards Banquet with Her Excellency Ambassador Amina Salum Ali, Permanent Representative of the African Union to the United States

10:00 pm–1:00 am

Dance

Sunday, March 10

10:00 am

Executive Board Transition Meeting