Networking and Social Events

SX AMSRC2016logorgb300x250Sigma Xi, an international community of distinguished scientists and engineers, features an annual conference rich with opportunities for networking with colleagues, students, and professionals. Connect with the community of researchers by attending these events at the 2016 conference held at Hyatt Regency in Atlanta, Georgia.

Chapter Poster Presentations

Throughout the Meeting
Chapter representatives share information about their local activities in this ongoing poster session. For Chapter Delegates, this is a terrific way to share information about outstanding chapter programs, and for students, it's a great way to learn about the local Sigma Xi chapters. 

Exhibitor Booth

Throughout the Meeting
Sigma Xi partners and supporters are represented during the conference at exhibit booths located in the exhibit hall. Exhibits offer delegates and students the opportunity to interact with representatives from academia, industry, government and other research-based organizations. See the 2016 Annual Meeting Exhibitor Guide.

Sigma Xi Research Symposium

Throughout the Meeting
In addition to the student research presentations, professional scientific posters by attendees will be on display throughout the meeting. The Sigma Xi professional poster presentations offer excellent opportunities for discourse and networking among students and senior researchers. The symposium includes short "elevator pitch"-type of presentations about professional research as well as professional development panels and workshops. 

​Keynote Lectures

Throughout the meeting
Sigma Xi's award winners will present their research in keynote luncheons and dinners. Tickets will be provided only to those who select the option to attend during registration. See the list of included meals.

Sigma Xi Science Cafes

Thursday, November 10, and Friday, November 11
Attend evening science talks at local businesses in Atlanta.

Student Research Conference

Saturday, November 12
High school, undergraduate, and graduate students present research posters and are evaluated by judges.

Career Development Workshops

Details coming soon! 

Sigma Xi STEM Mixer

Saturday, November 12
An opportunity for students and professionals to meet and mingle.

Student Award Presentations

Saturday, November 12
Top-ranked student presenters are recognized for their outstanding achievements.

Sigma Xi Banquet

Saturday, November 12
The Saturday evening banquet is the capstone of an exciting conference featuring the award presentation of the Procter Prize for Scientific Achievement Award. Enjoy an evening of fine dining, conversation, music and a cash bar. Tickets will be provided only to those who select the option to attend the event during online registration.