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 1: Ethical and Social Impacts of AI, Lydia de la Torre, Professor of Law
  • 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 Presentation

  • Opening Remarks, Simon Atkinson, Vice Chancellor for Research
  • Keynote address Artificial Intelligence: Opportunities and challenges in research, 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 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 and messaging for any size 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!


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