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2010 Sigma Xi Annual Meeting & International Research Conference

November 11-14, 2010
Raleigh Convention Center
Raleigh, North Carolina

Photos from the Annual Meeting and International Research Conference

  • International Research Conference
    Student Research Conference

    Professional Research Poster Presentations

  • Food Safety and Security Symposium
    • Keynote speakers and panelists provided a forum for experts and key players from academe, industry and government to begin a dialogue that will ultimately inform, as well as raise the awareness of, policymakers and the general public about the implications and critical importance of these issues. A news release on the event includes a list of speakers and other information.

    • Approved 12 CEU for American Registry of Professional Animal Scientists (ARPAS)!

  • Food Safety and Security Science Cafes
    • Four science cafés were held Thursday, November 11, at restaurants in Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill in conjunction with Sigma Xi's symposium on food safety and security. These informal gatherings, featured local and national experts.

  • Society Governance
  • Society Award Winners presented prize lectures and receive their awards at the 2010 Annual Meeting. Sigma Xi's prestigious annual awards recognize excellence in research and communication.

  • 2010 Sponsor
    PHS Group, Inc.

    PHS Student Concept Winners

    Student Concept Papers that present creative ideas addressing the critical issue of food security in Haiti were sought for a competition organized by Food Safety and Security Symposium sponsor PHS Group, Inc., a management and technology firm based in Silver Spring, Maryland. The authors of the top three papers received monetary prizes.

  • Additional Activities included informal roundtables, poster presentations, organized group dining and catered receptions—all of which offer opportunities for collegial exchange as researchers, leaders and colleagues.

    Featured award-winning guest speakers and their topics include:

    William Procter Prize for Scientific Achievement
    Michael J. Spivey
    Professor of Cognitive Science
    University of California, Merced
    The Continuity of Mind: Tracking the Temporal Dynamics of Cognition
    John P. McGovern Science and Society Award
    Barbara Gastel
    Professor of Integrative Biosciences and Humanities in Medicine, Texas A&M University
    Communicating with Multiple Audiences: A Companion to Zealous Research
    Walston Chubb Award for Innovation
    Howard R. Moskowitz
    President and Founder, Moskowitz Jacobs Inc.
    Mind Genomics: The New Applied Science of Every Day Experience
    Young Investigator Award
    Kevin R. Gurney
    Associate Director, Climate Change Research Center
    Purdue University
    Chasing Carbon Through the Earth System (or, How I Came to Care About Trains, Planes, Trees and Dirt)
    Honorary Member
    Bob McDonald
    Host, CBC Radio’s Quirks and Quarks

    E-mail: meeting@sigmaxi.org


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