Conference Agenda

FRIDAY (JANUARY 15, 2016):

4:00-9:00 PM: Registration and Welcome Reception @ Bella Vista
6:00-6:45 PM: Introductory talk (Prof. Alison Coil) @ Bella Vista
5:00-9:30 PM: Shuttle Service between Bella Vista and Sheraton Hotel

SATURDAY (JANUARY 16, 2016):
7:15-9:15 AM: Shuttle Service between Sheraton Hotel and Institute of Americas (IOA)
8:00-9:00 AM: Breakfast/Registration @ Cafe Ventana/Institute of the Americas
9:00-9:45 AM: Talk #1 (Prof. Ronke Olabisi) @ Institute of Americas Auditorium
9:45-10:30 AM: Talk #2 (Layla Shaikley) @ Institute of Americas Auditorium
10:30-11:00 AM: Coffee Break
11:00 AM-12:00 PM: National Keynote Speaker, Ginger Kerrick (NASA) @Institute of Americas Auditorium
12:00 -1:30 PM: Lunch/facilitated discussion @ Cafe Ventana
1:30-2:15 PM: Workshops/Lab Tours
2:15-3:00 PM: Workshops/Lab Tours
3:00-5:00 PM: Career Fair/Poster Session/Coffee Break @ Institute of Americas Malamud, Deutz Room and Foyer
5:00-5:15 PM: Conference photo
5:15-6:00 PM: Talk #3 (Prof. Rae Anderson) @ Institute of Americas Auditorium
6:30-8:30 PM: Dinner with Panel on Issues of Women in STEM @ Faculty Club
8:30-10:00 PM: Social Event
8:30-11:30 PM: Shuttle Service between Faculty Club and Sheraton

SUNDAY (JANUARY 17, 2016)

7:15-9:15 AM:  Shuttle Service between Sheraton and Institute of Americas
8:00-9:00 AM: Breakfast @ Cafe Ventana
9:00-9:45 AM: Talk #4 (Dr. Ana Maria Rey) @ Institute of Americas Auditorium
9:45-10:30 AM: Women Physicists in Industry Panel @ Institute of Americas Auditorium
10:30-11:00 AM: Coffee Break
11:00-12:00 PM: Talk #5 (Prof. Reina Maruyama) @ Institute of Americas Auditorium
12:00-1:30 PM: Lunch/facilitated discussion @ Cafe Ventana
1:30-2:00  PM: Talk #6 (Dr. Mandy Bratton) @ Institute of Americas Auditorium
2:00-3:00 PM: Workshops/Lab Tours
3:00-4:00 PM: Workshops/Lab Tours
4:00-6:00 PM: Shuttle Service between Institute of Americas and Sheraton

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Special Events:

Sat 4: 00-6:00 pm: Stop by the APS table to get a professional headshot taken for use on your LinkedIn profile.  Talk to the APS representative about tips for creating and optimizing your LinkedIn profile, and also ask about the posters and other outreach material you can take back to your home institution!  Following the opening talk, the APS table will switch from professional to party with fun photobooth props.

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