All events will take place in the DeLuca forum in the Discovery Building.

Remote participation: Anyone can watch the event on YouTube Live here.

Click on the speaker name for bio information.

Day Time Speaker Title
Thursday Oct 5 4:00-4:15pm Claudia Solis-Lemus Welcome to the “Celebrating Latinx voices in STEM”
Thursday Oct 5 4:15-4:30pm Victor M. Zavala Systems optimization for plastics recycling
Thursday Oct 5 4:30-4:45pm Mayra Oyola-Merced Influences of aerosols on air quality and severe weather
Thursday Oct 5 4:45-5:00pm Angel Adames Corraliza The tropical atmosphere does not behave according to conventional wisdom
Thursday Oct 5 5:00-5:15pm Daniel Pimentel-Alarcon The Mathematics of the Waffle Cone
Thursday Oct 5 5:15-5:30pm Lucia Gutierrez Genomic selection in cereals for sustainable cropping system
Thursday Oct 5 5:30-5:45pm Alejandra Quintos Using Mathematics to help impoverished women
Thursday Oct 5 6:00-7:00pm Reception Latinx music, snacks, non-alcoholic drinks, and scientific posters from the Latinx UW-Madison community
Friday Oct 6 8:00-9:00am “How much do you know about Latin America?” game Coffee, cookies, and game
Friday Oct 6 9:00-10:00am Keynote: Ana Maria Porras Latina in STEM - Finding my Research Identity through Comunidad
Friday Oct 6 10:00-11:00am Forum with speakers Latinx perspectives and experiences in STEM with Ana Maria Porras, Natalia De Leon Gatti, Laura Hernandez, Angel Adames Corraliza, Daniel Pimentel-Alarcon