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2017 UT System LSAMP Conference Agenda Minimize    

University of Texas System Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation

Student Research Conference and General Meeting

September 7 - 9, 2017

The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP)

El Paso, TX

 ***Please note: meals are reserved for registered participants and keynote speakers.***

FINAL AGENDA

Thursday, September 7

11:00 am – 6:00 pm                  Conference Check-in/ Student Oral Presentation Upload, Lobby, Doubletree Hotel

6:00 - 7:30 pm                           Dinner, Doubletree Hotel, Ballroom, 17th floor

6:20 pm                                     Welcome, Dr. Ben Flores, Director-UT System LSAMP & Dr. Karina Castillo, LSAMP Director, El Paso Community College

7:00 pm                                     Agenda Review, Ms. Ariana Arciero-Pino, Associate Director, UT System LSAMP                                                 

Friday, September 8

7:45 am                                     Bus Pick-up to arrive at UTEP, Doubletree Hotel Lobby

8:00 am                                     Breakfast and Late Conference Check-in, UTEP, Tomas Rivera Conference Center, Union East, Room 308

8:20 – 8:45 am                          Welcome, Dr. Laura Diaz-Martinez, Research Assistant Professor of Biology and Associate Director of COURI, University of Texas at El Paso

8:45 – 9:00 am                          Group 1: Student Poster Set-up & Break, UTEP, Templeton Suite, Union East, Room 313

9:00 – 11:00 am                        Group 1: Student Poster Presentations and Judging, UTEP, Templeton Suite, Union East, Room 313

9:00 – 10:00 am                        Focus group: selected Group 2 students, UTEP, Andesite Room, Union East, Room 102-B

10:00 – 11:00 am                      Focus group: CC students, UTEP, Andesite Room, Union East, Room 102-B

11:10 – 11:15 am                      Group 1: Student poster take-down

11:15 – 11:30 pm                      Group 2: Student Poster Set-up, UTEP, Templeton Suite, Union East, Room 313

11:30 12:30 pm                     Color's Training, Ms. Mallory Garcia, Event Services Coordinator, University of Texas at El Paso, UTEP, Tomas Rivera Conference Center, Union East, Room 308

12:30 – 1:30 pm                        Lunch, UTEP, Tomas Rivera Conference Center, Union East, Room 308

1:00 – 1:30 pm                         Speaker: Dr. Diana Natalicio, President, University of Texas at El Paso

1:30 – 2:00 pm                         Break and Transition to Group 2 Poster Session

2:00 – 4:00 pm                         Group 2: Student Poster Presentations and Judging, UTEP, Templeton Suite, Union East, Room 313

2:00 – 3:00 pm                          Focus group: selected Group 1 students, UTEP, Andesite Room, Union East, Room 102-B

4:00 – 4:15 pm                         Group 2: Student poster take-down

4:15 – 5:15 pm                         Free time to explore campus and special lab tours

4:30 7:00 pm                         UT LSAMP Director’s Meeting, UTEP, Cactus Flower Room, Union East, Room 102-C

5:30 pm                                     Bus pick-up back to Doubletree, UTEP, Union East

Saturday, September 9

7:45 am                                     Bus Pick-up to arrive at UTEP, Doubletree Hotel Lobby

8:00 – 8:50am                           Breakfast, UTEP, Tomas Rivera Conference Center, Union East, Room 308

8:20 – 8:45 am                          Speaker, Dr. Cristina Villalobos, LSAMP Director and Professor of Mathematics, UT Rio Grande Valley

9:00 – 11:45 am                        SRA-Abroad Oral Presentations, UTEP, Templeton Suite, Union East, Room 313

12:00 – 1:00 pm                        Lunch, UTEP, Tomas Rivera Conference Center, Union East, Room 308

12:30 – 1:00 pm                       Speaker: Dr. Randy Duran, Director of LSU Office of Research Engagement, Louisiana State University (LSU)

1:00 – 1:15 pm                          Break

1:00 2:30 pm                          Focus group: SRA-A students, UTEP, Andesite Room, Union East, Room 102-B

1:00 – 3:30 pm                          UT LSAMP Director’s Meeting cont., UTEP, Acacia Room, Union East, Room 102-A

1:15 – 2:15 pm                          Graduate School 101, Ms. Denise Yates, University Suite, Union East, Room 312

2:30 – 3:30 pm                          iREU Information Session, Dr. Randy Duran, Rosa Perez & Jose Rosales, University Suite, Union East, Room 312

3:30 – 5:00 pm                          SRA Abroad Panel Discussion, UTEP, Tomas Rivera Conference Center, Union East, Room 308

5:00 pm                                     Bus pick-up back to Doubletree, UTEP, Union East

6:30 – 8:00 pm                          Awards Banquet, Doubletree Hotel, Ballroom, 17th floor

7:00 – 7:30 pm                          Keynote Speaker: Dr. Minerva Cordero, Professor of Mathematics and Associate Dean for the College of Science, University of Texas at Arlington


   
Program Funding Information Minimize    

The UT System LSAMP program is funded by the National Science Foundation grant number HRD-1202008. Funding for the Bridge to the Doctorate projects is provided by NSF grant numbers HRD-0832951 (BD 2008-2010), HRD-0929727 (BD 2009-2011), HRD-1139929 (BD 2011-2013), and HRD-1301858 (BD 2013-2015).
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