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*Please note that this agenda is subject to change

Wednesday, July 19

Afternoon: Program Specific Workshops

Evening: Welcome Reception

Thursday, July 20

8:00–9:00: Welcome Breakfast

9:00–10:00: Keynote Speaker (TBD)/Lightning Talks

11:00–3:00: Student & Mentor Workshops: Open Innovation Workshop

4:30–6:00: Student Mixer: NYAS

5:30–7:00: Mentor Mixer: (TBD)

Friday, July 21

8:30–10:00: "Honors and Awards" Breakfast (Junior Academy Challenge winners present their solutions)

10:00–10:30: Keynote

10:30–12:00: Closing ceremony

Friday, July 21st Supplemental

Leadership summit runs 21st–25th as planned

All GSA students are offered a 40% discount on the price

The New York Academy of Sciences Pre-College Leadership Institute Overview

The New York Academy of Sciences Pre-College Leadership Institute a rigorous program for high school students with a passion for science. Over the course of 5 days, students will develop their own research agenda for and create a unique scientific project in a range of disciplines to address real-world challenges within their own communities while developing valuable scientific and non-scientific skills—all under the guidance of real-life scientists. Students will learn how to think critically and in the context of today’s global scientific, economic and political context.

Students will receive a certification of completion at the end of the program and will be ready to implement their project in their community. Most importantly, students in the Leadership Institute will be empowered with the leadership, communication, and project planning tools to succeed in the sciences and beyond.