NACS-Fest is a 2-day recruitment event held on a Thursday and Friday in the middle of February. Top applicants are invited to attend. NACS-Fest provides an opportunity for top applicants to interact with NACS students and faculty, learn more about the NACS program, and interview with potential mentors. NACS-Fest 2019 will be held on February 14 and 15.  See below for the NACS-Fest 2018 schedule:

Thursday, February 8
        6:00pm-7:30pm       Reception and Student Talks

Friday, February 9
        8:45am-9:15am       Breakfast
        9:15am-10:00am    Welcome and Overview of the NACS Program
     10:15am-11:30am     NACS seminar: Dr. Venkatesh Murthy, Harvard University
     11:30am-12:30pm     Lunch with Dr. Murthy and NACS faculty and students
     12:30pm-3:30pm       Interviews/Meetings
        3:30pm-4:30pm       Lab Meetings/Tours
        5:00pm-6:00pm       Graduate Student Panel
        6:00pm-6:30pm       Cocktail Reception
        6:30pm-8:00pm       Dinner

Saturday, February 10
       10:00am-3:00pm       Optional Event: Visit to DC with NACS students