Program

Conference Activities

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Pre-Conference

Thursday, October 2, 2014
1:00PM Special Pre-Conference Workshop Teaching about Topics in Bioinformatics (1:00PM- 5:00PM) 

 

Schedule at a Glance

Updated 9/12/2014

(subject to change)

Friday, October 3, 2014
7:30 AM Registration opens
8:15 AM Welcome Address
8:30 AM Keynote Panel with Janet Carlson and Susan R. Singer with Rodolfo Dirzo
9:30 AM Break
9:45 AM Short Presentations I
10:15 AM End of Short Presentations I
10:20 AM Short Presentations II
10:50 AM End of Short Presentations II
11:00 AM Education Share Fair Roundtable Discussions
12:30 PMBioInteractive Logo_black Lunch Date with BioInteractive’s Short Films Who says there’s no such thing as a free lunch? Join HHMI’s BioInteractive team and be among the first to see one of our latest short documentary films on evolution. Don’t miss watching this exciting story and learn about the free educational resources that support using the film in your courses. Lunch will be provided.
1:30 PM Hands-on Workshops Note:There are two one-hour workshops and one two-hour workshop
2:35 PM Short Presentations III
3:05 PM End of Short Presentations III
3:10 PM Short Presentations IV
3:40 PM Break
3:50 PM Networking Session I NEW!
4:30 PM Tour of SJSU Museum Collection – fieldtrip registration required

 

Saturday, October 4, 2014
7:30 AM Registration opens
8:15 AM Facilitated Discussion based on Keynote
9:30 AM Break
9:45 AM Short Presentations V
10:15 AM End of Short Presentations V
10:20 AM Short Presentations VI
10:50 AM End of Short Presentations VI
11:00 AM Short Presentations VII
11:30 AM End of Short Presentations VII
11:35 AM Short Presentations VIII
12:05 PM End of Short Presentations VIII
12:10 PMGoogle Scientific Storytelling and the Green Ninja ProjectBe entertained by Green Ninja videos and discover how storytelling can promote engagement around science and environmentally friendly actions.Lunch sponsored by Google
1:30 PM Hands-on Workshops Note: There are 2 one-hour workshops and 2 two-hr workshops.
2:35 PM Short Presentations IX
3:05 PM End of Short Presentations IX
3:10 PM Networking Session II NEW!
3:35 PM Break
3:45 PM Closing Plenary What is in store for the future of Biology education?
4:30 PM End of Conference

 

Sunday, October 5, 2014
8:30 AM – 3:30 PM Field Trip – Monterey Bay Aquarium – pre-registration required

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