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Join Us: 2024 UC Davis Research Expo

2024 UC Davis Research Expo

About the Event

The annual UC Davis Research Expo is a one-day event that showcases the latest research-related insight, resources, opportunities and tools to help you advance your research. The event includes exhibits, presentations, workshops and opportunities to network with potential collaborators.

We welcome you to enjoy the full event or attend portions that are of particular interest.

Who should attend: Faculty, post-docs, staff, research administrators, students and industry partners involved in research.
Cost: Free
When: April 18, 2024, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Where: UC Davis Conference Center


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Schedule of Events

10:00 – Registration Opens


10:15-11:15 – Morning Breakout Sessions

  • Option 2: A Culture of Grantsmanship: How to Build a Sustainably Funded Research Program Into Your Academic Career, Sheryl Soucy-Lubell, Director of Interdisciplinary Research Support

11:15-11:30 – Networking and Exhibits (coffee and light snacks provided)


11:30-12:30 – Keynote Address

Artificial Intelligence: Opportunities and Challenges in Research

This talk will explore the transformative potential of artificial intelligence in advancing medical science and research. We will look at best practices in AI strategy, governance, and adoption as a means to establishing AI as a pivotal tool in driving innovation and efficiency in research and practice.

Dennis Chornenky

Chief AI Advisor for UC Davis Health

Former senior advisor and strategy consultant in artificial intelligence and emerging technology for the White House


12:30-2:00 – Research Exhibits and Networking (Lunch provided)

  • Meet the Office of Research and Grand Challenges leadership team
  • Connect with over 50 researcher support groups, research units, core labs and more


2:00-3:00 – Afternoon Breakout Sessions

  • Option A: How to Create a Simple and Effective Marketing and Communications Plan with Messaging for Any Size Research Program, Melissa Landeros, Marketing Specialist, Office of Research
  • Option B: Panel Discussion – Aggie Climate Action for Equity: A Showcase of Innovations Addressing California’s Climate Challenges, moderated by Janine Elliott, Interim Director, VentureCatalyst; Panelist will include Awardees of the ACE Proof-of-Concept Grants: Announcement coming soon!
  • Option C: Empowering Research Computing: Campus Resources and Opportunities, John Conway, Director of the High Performance Computing Core Facility (HPCCF) and Carl Stahmer, Executive Director of the DataLab.


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