2022 ACR-Sheth Foundation Doctoral Symposium

Empowering Students to Create Meaningful Change


Join us for a day centered on professional development, mentorship, and forging meaningful connections between doctoral students and faculty. 


The 2022 ACR Doctoral Symposium is scheduled to be held in-person on Thursday, October 20, 2022 from 8:30am to 4:45pm in Denver, CO.

Interested students can register for the symposium while they are registering for the main conference. Students are encouraged to register early given that, due to space constraints, registration will be limited to the first 200 students.


The 2022 ACR-Sheth Foundation Doctoral Symposium Co-chairs are:

Nicole Mead, York University. [Contact: nmead@schulich.yorku.ca]

Lawrence Williams, University of Colorado Boulder. [Contact: lawrence.williams@colorado.edu]


Agenda-in-brief (subject to change; more details will be coming soon)

Morning Sessions


  • “Meet the Editors!”

  • “Building the Field We Want”

  • “Theory Panel”

  • “Long-Term Impact Panel”

  • “Tossing Out the Boxes and Arrows Panel”

  • “Career Management Panel”


Networking Lunch


Afternoon Sessions


  • Shark Tank Research Pitch Competition: Prelims

  • Shark Tank: Finals

  • Shark Tank Reception

Questions? Contact Us

Nicole Mead, York University: nmead@schulich.yorku.ca

Lawrence Williams, University of Colorado Boulder: lawrence.williams@colorado.edu