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Meeting 2018 TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition
Symposium Looking through the Kaleidoscope: Discovering Your Path to Leadership
Sponsorship
Organizer(s) Emily Bautista, Virginia Tech
Mackenzie Jones, Virginia Tech
Thomas Maulbeck, Virginia Tech
Rose Roberts, Virginia Tech
Scope This symposium seeks to highlight effective leadership methods in order to enable students, as well as early-career and well-established professionals, to better pursue opportunities in leadership. Specifically, it aims to address the barriers to leadership perceived by students and early-career professionals and to equip current and future leaders with relevant tools to improve their own leadership abilities. The symposium will focus on empowering the audience with comprehensive insight into the multiple facets of leadership, allowing attendees to build their own leadership repertoires and incite change in leadership roles and techniques.

Solicited topics include:

- Applying novel leadership techniques in an evolving world
- Contrasting leadership in different spheres: industry, academia and government
- Ut Prosim: leadership as service
- Building a foundation for ethical leadership
- Exploring entrepreneurial leadership
- Overcoming challenges for minorities in leadership
- Launching student leadership

Submissions from leaders in the facets described above, including graduate students, professors, other academic personnel and industry professionals, are encouraged.
Abstracts Due 07/16/2017
Proceedings Plan Undecided
PRESENTATIONS APPROVED FOR THIS SYMPOSIUM INCLUDE

Leadership Within Different Spheres
Materials Design: Leading by Example
Materials Entrepreneurship as a Young Scientist
Park & Diamond
Perspectives on Contrasting Leadership in Industry, Academia, and Government
Student Leadership: Igniting the spark within yourself and at your university
Technical Leadership: Risk vs Comfort
The Art and Science of Leadership: Influence and Disruption
The Leader Inside: Determining Your Specifc Skills and How to Apply Them (interactive session)
When to Step Up
“The Many Facets of Effective Leadership: A View from Two Perspectives”


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