2019 AGEP National Conference – Diverse Pathways in STEM: Achieving the Dream

The Pacific Northwest Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate, (PNW-COSMOS), invites AGEP participants–Principal Investigators, Researchers, and Directors–to attend the 2019 AGEP National Conference, Diverse Pathways in STEM:  Achieving the Dream, to be held May 19-21, 2019, at the Coeur d’Alene Resort, on the shores of beautiful Lake Coeur d’Alene, ID. Conference registration is now open at www.uidaho.edu/agep2019. Early conference registration rate is $400 until April 15, registration after April 15 is $450.


The 2019 AGEP National Conference will provide professional development opportunities to advance diverse STEM career pathways into the professoriate, a forum for AGEP model components that show potential for reproducibility, scalability and sustainability, and an update on NSF strategic priorities, policies, and procedures that foster broadening participation in STEM doctoral programs and the professoriate.   Additionally, the meeting will highlight a few of the unique components which have been develop by the PNW-COSMOS alliance in their work with Native American graduate students.


At this year’s national AGEP research meeting, the opportunity for AGEP PIs and Co-PIs to present their research will be available through combined lightning talks and poster presentations. Please note that the deadline for poster submissions is Feb. 15 and notification of acceptance will be by March 1st.  The conference leadership is encouraging each AGEP Alliance to submit an abstract as soon as possible. Please see our poster abstract submission site and contact Dr. Barbara Komlos for more information.


Lodging reservations for the Coeur d’Alene Resort are at www.uidaho.edu/agep2019/lodging. The Coeur d’Alene Resort is located about 40 minutes from the Spokane International Airport (GEG). Travel information is available at www.uidaho.edu /agep2019/travel. For more information on the conference, please contact Mikyla Wood.


We look forward to sharing with you the culture, history, and the beauty of the Inland Pacific Northwest—see you in Coeur d’Alene in May 2019!


For more information on the PNW-COSMOS Alliance, please visit our website: https://pnwcosmos.org/


Lori Carris

Co-Principal Investigator

Diverse Pathways in STEM:  Achieving the Dream

2019 NSF AGEP National Conference


Register now for the 2019 NSF AGEP National Conference, Diverse Pathways in STEM:  Achieving the Dream!




The 2019 NSF AGEP National Conference, Diverse Pathways in STEM:   Achieving the Dream  is supported by the National Science Foundation, Directorate for Education and Human Resources Division of Human Resource Development (HRD) grants 1742751 (University of Idaho), 1742346 (Washington State University), 1742749 (University of Montana), and 1742478 (Montana State University)

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