2020 Igniting the Dream of Medicine

2020 Registration Hotel / TravelContact

9th Annual Igniting the Dream of Medicine Conference

Saturday, February 29th, 2020

Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University


High School and Undergraduate Conference Overview

 This premier conference offers students an enhanced understanding of professional health programs and education. With an emphasis on medical school, Igniting the Dream offers interactive workshops, active simulations and insight into the skills and preparation students need for successful admission and matriculation. 

  What will I gain from participating in Igniting the Dream?

High School Participants

Engaging Discussion: becoming a distinguished healthcare provider

- Guidance: from high school to college and med/professional school

Real insight: from current medical students

- Fast Track to Medical School: BS/MD Program

- Looking Ahead: goal setting and action planning

- The Best Fit: choosing the right college

- Round Table Dialogue: college and medical students 

- Clinical Simulations: fun-filled, hands-on medical and health scenarios

- Scientific Poster Session: interactive participation with college students

College and Post-Baccalaureate Participants

- The Pre-Medical Pathway: demystifying the Medical School Admissions Process with the AAMC

- Insider Tips: applying to medical school with the AMCAS

- Medical School Admissions Panel: featuring MCG students and faculty 

- The MCAT Exam: what you need to know

- Valuable Experience: mini-mock interview opportunities (invitation only)

- AAMC F.I.R.S.T: financial information, resources, services and tools

- Holistic Review: admissions process

- Clinical Simulations: fun-filled, hands-on medical and health scenarios

- The Secondary Application Process: hear from MCG Admissions experts

Scientific Poster Session: showcase your scholarly research

2020 Registration

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION

Early Registration: October 30th, 2019 - February 1st, 2020

Late Registration: February 2nd, 2020 - February 29th, 2020

 *all registrations require completion of STEP I and STEP II*

To register, kindly locate your classification (Student, Advisor/Group, Parent or Vendor) and complete both STEP I and STEP II. 

*All Attendees must print, complete, and present the following waivers on the day of the conference. Hard copies only, no exceptions*

 Augusta University Simulation Center Release
Augusta University Waiver of Liability

STUDENTS

Each conference attendee must sign a waiver in order to participate in the conference. Students under 18 years old must have a parent/legal adult responsible for child.

Early Registration: $20 (October 30th, 2019 - February 1st, 2020)

Late Registration: $25 (February 2nd, 2020 - February 29th, 2020)

STEP I: Submit  Student Registration 

STEP II:Submit Payment 

PARENTS

Each conference attendee must sign a waiver in order to participate in the conference. Students under 18 years old must have a parent/legal adult responsible for child.

*while parents are allowed to participate in the conference. please note conference workshops and activities are designed for students*

Early Registration: $25 (October 30th, 2019 - February 1st, 2020)

Late Registration: $30 (February 2nd, 2020 - February 29th, 2020)

STEP I:Submit  Parent Registration 

STEP II:Submit  Payment 

*attending parents/guardians must register*

ADVISORS/GROUPS

Each conference attendee must sign a waiver in order to participate in the conference. Students under 18 years old must have a parent/legal adult responsible for child.

Early Registration: $20 (October 30th, 2019 - February 1st, 2020)

Late Registration: $25 (February 2nd, 2019 - February 29th, 2020)

STEP I: Submit  Advisor/Group Registration 

STEP II: ⇒ Submit Payment 

*registration fee waived for advisors/groups with 10 or more students*

*each student attending in your group must complete a student registration form*

 VENDORS

Each conference attendee must sign a waiver in order to participate in the conference. Students under 18 years old must have a parent/legal adult responsible for child.

Early Registration: $200 (October 30th, 2019 - February 1st, 2020)

Late Registration: $225 (February 2nd, 2020 - February 29th, 2020)

STEP I: Submit  2020 Vendor Registration 

STEP II:Submit Payment 

The Office of Student and Multicultural Affairs expects approximately 500 student participants (high school, college and post-bacc/medical). Participants will have opportunity to meet vendors while enjoying breaks and throughout lunch. Each representative with your organization must complete a registration form.

Please note, the vendor registration fee covers two representatives. Each additional representative (third and sequential) will require an additional $50.00 fee.

*additional information will be provided to vendors upon receipt of registration fee*

 ABSTRACT SUBMISSIONS

Each conference attendee must sign a waiver in order to participate in the conference. Students under 18 years old must have a parent/legal adult responsible for child.

Abstract submissions must be received through the online abstract submission link . In addition, word and pdf files must be emailed to:  MCG_Ignitingthedream@augusta.edu 

Advisors please note ⇒  Research Mentor/Advisor Permission Form 

 




 

Hotel / Travel

Marriott at the Convention Center

Two 10th St., Augusta, GA
706-722-8900

Holiday Express Downtown

444 Broad St., Augusta, GA
706-922-1414

Hyatt House

1268 Broad St., Augusta, GA
706-922-3150

Partridge Inn

2110 Walton Way, Augusta, GA
706-737-8888

Crowne Plaza North Augusta

1060 Center St., North Augusta
803-349-8400

Holiday Inn Express North Augusta

138 Stephens Farm Ln, North Augusta, SC
803-341-9505

 

Contact

For general event information, please contact Ms. Linda James, Assistant Dean for Diversity and Inclusion.

For technical issues, questions about deadlines, application status or other questions, please email MCG_Ignitingthedream@augusta.edu or call 706-721-5115

 

Contact Us

Linda James, M.S
Medical College of Georgia, Augusta University Office of Student and Multicultural Affairs, GB 3343  
706-721-6113
ljames@augusta.edu