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Annual Beckman Symposium

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The 2022 Beckman Regional Symposium will take place early August 2022 as one-day events at 7 different U.S. institutions; updates will be posted regularly. Looking for the on-demand 2021 Beckman Symposium materials? Use the previously provided registration link to access. Need the link resent? Please email: [email protected]

The 2022 Beckman Regional Symposium is an opportunity for Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation program awardees to present their newest research findings as poster or oral presentations. Attendees are given opportunities to network, learn about a broad range of research topics from their peers, and discuss career tips.

Guests will be invited to participate in one symposium in the region of their awarded institution. Exceptions will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis by the Foundation.

Registration is closed.

When: One-day event

  • Atlanta, Georgia – Georgia Tech, August 3rd
  • Boston, Massachusetts – MIT campus, August 1st
  • Urbana, Illinois – University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, August 2nd
  • Pasadena, California – Caltech, August 4th
  • Richmond, Virginia – University of Richmond, August 4th
  • New Brunswick, New Jersey – Rutgers University, August 3rd
  • Berkeley, California – University of California, Berkeley, August 1st

Due to the uncertainty of COVID-19, alternate plans will be considered if in-person events are cancelled.

Look back on this page for updates as we approach the event!

The Foundation would like to thank our partners at these institutions working to make these events possible!

The Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation is committed to providing a safe, productive, and welcoming environment for all participants, guests, and Foundation staff at our offices and sponsored events, both in-person and virtual. All participants, including but not limited to, attendees, speakers, volunteers, exhibitors, Foundation staff, service providers, and others are expected to abide by the Code of Conduct. As a participant at the Foundation’s event, you will be spending time online or in-person with other Foundation awardees, colleagues in your field, distinguished scientists from across the United States, and other guests of the Foundation. The guidelines are intended to ensure that all participants have a pleasant and productive event, free from disruptions.

For in-person Regional Symposium, all participants will be required to follow applicable COVID-19 protocols.

  • View the Code of Conduct here.

Poster presenters have been notified by the Foundation. Contact the symposium email with any questions.

  1. Presenters will need to print and transport their research poster to the designated Symposium site. A) Print on regular poster paper. B) On your poster, be sure to include your name, research title, and the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation logo (sent via email). C) Printing costs can be charged against your Award.

2. On the day of Symposium, arrive between 9:00 AM and 9:30 AM to set up your poster.

3. After the event concludes, you are welcome to take your poster back home, if desired. Any leftover posters will be discarded.

Maximum poster dimensions allowed (length x width):

Atlanta, Georgia – Georgia Tech, Aug 3

  • Posters 4’x3’

Berkeley, California - University of California, Berkeley – Aug 1

  • Posters 4’x3’

Boston, Massachusetts – MIT campus, Aug 1

  • Posters 4’x4’

New Brunswick, New Jersey – Rutgers University, Aug 3

  • Posters 40”x30”

Pasadena, California – Caltech, Aug 4

  • Posters 4’x4’

Richmond, Virginia – University of Richmond, Aug 4

  • Posters 4’x4’

Urbana, Illinois - University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Aug 2

  • Posters 4’x3.5’

Presenters have been emailed with instructions. All slides due July 11th.

The agenda for our 2022 Symposium will consist of poster and oral presentations by various Beckman Awardees from our National Grant Programs and will offer the opportunity for guests to network with their local peers and senior researchers closest to their location.

Due to the uncertainty of COVID-19, alternate plans will be considered if in-person events are cancelled.

Check back periodically for updates.