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Commission on Latino Affairs seeking poster submissions for its fall symposium; deadline is Aug. 31



The Fall 2022 Commission on Latino Affairs Symposium Committee is seeking submissions of abstracts for poster presentations as part of its Sept. 21 symposium.

The posters will be part of a reception and networking session titled, “Representation matters/Celebrating Latinx scholars and students at CU: Sharing contributions and success stories of Clemson University’s Latinx faculty and students.”

The event in the Watts Family Innovation Center atrium will highlight the many contributions to science and technology by Latinx faculty and students. It is intended to inspire students, future scholars and practitioners of Latinx origin and descent to focus their research and practice on Latinx-related topics and issues.

The session is part of the symposium “Equity in Health Care and Promotion Beyond the COVID-19 Pandemic,” sponsored by the Commission on Latino Affairs and Tigers Advance.

All faculty and students of any origin or descent may share their Latinx-related research. Submit abstracts by 5 p.m. Aug. 31 using this form.

Dr. Maria Elena Bottazzi

The fall symposium will begin at 2 p.m. Sept. 21 with keynote speaker Dr. Maria Elena Bottazzi, an internationally recognized tropical and emerging disease vaccinologist, global health advocate. She is the co-creator of a patent-free, open-science COVID-19 vaccine technology that led to the development of Corbevax, a COVID-19 vaccine for the world.

Her talk will be followed by a panel discussion on “Relevance of Partnerships for Health Promotion: Fostering Latinx Family and Community Resiliency.”

For more information click here. To register for the conference, go to this website.