Student Events at ESA 2011

Hello ESA Students!

We would like to highlight for you all student-oriented events to be held next week at the ESA annual meeting in Austin, Texas!

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Monday, August 8, 2011
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Student Orientation. 11:30 AM - 1:15 PM. Convention Center 7. Lunch provided! (Space may be limited)

Student Mixer. 6:30 - 8:00 PM. Convention Center Ballroom C. Food and drinks (*ticketed*)

Student Night Out. 8:00 PM till late. Head out post-mixer with fellow students to local bars.

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Tuesday, August 9, 2011
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[WK 32] Shaping the Future: How Students can set a Precedent for Planetary Stewardship. 11:30 AM - 1:15 PM. Convention Center 19A. Lunch provided!

Student Section Business Meeting and Awards Ceremony. 6:30 - 8:00 PM. Convention Center 7. Free hors d’oeuvres and cash bar!

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Wednesday, August 10, 2011
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Union of Concerned Scientists Nerd Nite. 6:30-9:00 pm. El Sol y La Luna Restaurant, 600 East 6th Street, Austin, Texas. RSVP here: http://tinyurl.com/3jpqmqc The event will include free food, free drinks(!), and fun presentations by UCS scientists.

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Thursday, August 11, 2011
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[WK 37] Things They Don’t Typically Teach You in Grad School: Peer-Review Inside-Out. 11:30 AM - 1:15 PM. Convention Center 5.

[WK 38] Show Me the Money: How to Write Successful Student Grant Proposals. 11:30 AM - 1:15 PM. Convention Center 4.

An Austin Night For Nature: A concert to benefit local environmental organizations. 8:00 PM (doors 7:00). Austin City Limits Live at the Moody Theatre. Tickets $19 - $30 (http://www.acl-live.com, or 877-435-9849). You can also get discounted tickets through ESA if they haven't already sold out - use a supplemental registration form available on the ESA main Web site.

Do not forget to stop by the Student Section Booth in the Exhibition Hall for info on local restaurants and bars, to get involved with the section, and to vote for entries in the EcoPhoto competition!

Also remember to check out the ESA Student Section facebook group and to follow @esa_students on twitter (use hashtag #esa2011students for all things student-related when you're at the meeting).

Best,
the ESA Student Section Board