Abstract for: Student Chapter Poster Presentation and Annual Meeting

The SDS student chapter will present a STUDENT CHAPTER POSTER PRESENTATION that describes activities for the SDS student chapter and membership for the academic year 2009-2010. It will include statistics on the membership body, highlight various research initiatives as well as group activities. In addition all graduate students are welcome and encouraged to participate in the ANNUAL MEETING. Snacks will be provided. The annual chapter meeting for the SDS Student Chapter will accomplish: 1) Discussion of prior year's activities and initiatives, 2) Election of new leadership for 2010/2011 academic year, 3) Discussion and preliminary planning for 2010/2011 event. This is the key meeting of the year for the chapter and accomplishes all our major planning objectives.