2019 International Mentoring Association Annual Conference at UF

International Mentoring Association (IMA)
Annual Conference
March 11-12, 2019 | Gainesville, Florida

The International Mentoring Association Annual Conference will center around the theme: “Diversity in Mentoring Initiatives: Practice and Research.”

This conference will provide participants with the opportunity to hear from the leaders in the mentoring field with practical ideas on a range of topics.


Submit to present by Jan. 4, 2019

Submit research projects, creative ideas, and skills development efforts that pertain to mentoring for presentation at this year’s IMA annual conference at the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida, held in partnership with the UF Clinical and Translational Science Institute.

This is a unique opportunity to present your experience with mentor development and to engage with a new group of people in the mentoring area. Organizers are soliciting proposals from health professionals regarding mentoring in clinical and translational science programs and health professions.

Mentors and mentees may apply; for example, if you are a trainee, you could present your experience of being mentored.

Apply to present here >

Conference speakers

Of particular interest to health professionals

A preconference session on Mentoring in the Health Professions features Kelly Diggs-Andrews of the National Research Mentoring Network.

Additional speakers include:

  • Audrey Murrell, Professor of Business Administration at the University of Pittsburgh: “Mentoring Matters”
  • Lisa Z. Fain, CEO of the Center for Mentoring Excellence: “Cultural Competency – Bridging Differerences Through Mentoring”
  • Mirna Ramos-Diaz, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in the Department of Family Medicine at Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences: “Transformative Co-Mentoring to Develop Cultural Understanding”

Visit the conference website here to register and learn more