SACNAS CONFERENCE in SEATTLE, WA October 11-14, 2012
ABSTRACT and TRAVEL SCHOLARSHIP Submission – SPRING DEADLINE March 29-April 26
The Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) National Conference Creating a Healthy World through Science, Diversity and Technology is coming to Seattle, WA Oct 11-14, 2012 at the Washington State Convention Center (Downtown Seattle). The University Of Washington and the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center are platinum sponsors for this conference. During the SACNAS Conference the UW and the Hutch will be hosting tours at the UW and the Hutch and conducting other activities during the conference.
UW/Hutch departments and faculty will be participating by judging posters/presentations and exhibiting. SACNAS receives up to 3,000 attendees and 300 exhibit organizations. SACNAS acknowledge, celebrate, reclaim, advocate, lead and strengthen Alaska Native, Native American, Latino, Indigenous communities richness of science which contributes to the success of the science innovations in the world.
SACNAS’ purpose is to increase the number of Hispanics/Chicanos and Native American in science research, leadership, and teaching careers at all levels. To this end, SACNAS supports and encourages underrepresented minorities in their pursuit of advanced degrees in science and inspires in them the motivation to be leaders.
You’re invited to be a part of this experience by submitting a poster or attending the conference. See below for more information. NOTE: They give away 1,000 travel scholarships and they go by fast.