Student Program

ELEVATE - Student Program

Our student attendees are the future of our conference and our field of research.  ELEVATE Program organizers have curated an array of activities encompassing not only conference specific training, but ongoing career guidance and networking opportunities with seasoned members of our research and industry partners. ASC’22 encourages all students to attend the ELEVATE sessions held over the lunch hour. 

Student Program Descriptions

Date: Sunday, October 23, 2022

Time: 1:00 p.m.

Location: Hawaii Convention Center

Speaker: Dr. Julia M. Williams

Organizer: Chao Li, Tianjin University, University of Cambridge

Event Description: This course will provide students with proven strategies that can help them make their presentations effective, clear, and compelling. It consists of a 1-hour presentation followed by a 1-hour small group coaching session. This event aims at providing tips to improve the presentation of an oral contribution to a conference and how to better prepare students for job interviews. Those attending this course will have the opportunity of signing up for a single 15-minute one-on-one coaching session with Julia taking place during the Monday or Tuesday poster sessions.  

Date: Tuesday, October 25, 2022

Time: 7:00 a.m.

Location: Ballroom A

Organizer: Miranda Thompson, University of Colorado at Boulder/NIST

Event Description: Students will be co-moderating sessions under the supervision of selected mentor moderators throughout the duration of the conference. Students optimally selected that will have demonstrated interest, at the abstract submission, in co-moderating a conference session will be trained by conference moderators and will co-moderate with them a conference session. ASC is the first one to offer this opportunity at a scientific conference.

Date: Wednesday, October 26, 2022

Time: 12:30 p.m.

Location: Hawaii Convention Center

Organizer: Deepnarayan Gupta

Event Description: In addition to the regular abstract, eligible contestants are required to submit a 2-page extended abstract for review by the Contest Committee who will select finalists. Finalists will then be asked to present in a Student Paper Contest Oral Session. Winners will be presented with a monetary award. More information.

Date: Thursday, October 27, 2022

Time: 12:30 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. lunch; 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. event

Location: Room 325

Organizer: Maria Salatino, Stanford University

Event Description: Interpersonal round-table discussions with experienced professionals from a diverse array of institutions about the emerging topics in the field of Applied Superconductivity and the required skill set for your career. See the list of professionals and more details here.


Organizer: Siwei Chen, University of Houston

Event Description: Each student will be paired to a selected senior ASC/Program Committee Member and trained to co-review the ASC’22 submitted abstracts. ASC is the first one to offer this opportunity at a scientific conference.

Date: Wednesday, October 26

Time: 7:30 p.m.

Locations: Meet in Ala Moana Lobby

Event Description: Put your comfortable shoes on and join ASC hosts to experience the local bar scene on this walking tour. Your hosts will provide the first beverages to get the party started. Check back for further details. Registration is required and a sign-in form will be available in Honolulu at the Student Information Desk. Sign up by Wednesday morning to receive your ticket.

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