Agenda

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Schedule:

Thursday, March 14, 2013 – Pre-Conference events
9:00 AM – 3:00 PM Partnership Governing Board meeting
3:00 PM Break
3:30 PM – 5:00 PM Leadership Meeting
7:30 PM – 9:30 PM Social Gathering & Pre – registration pick up in Hotel Bar at Radisson Hotel Roseville. All conference participants are invited.

Friday, March 15, 2013 – Conference events
7:30 AM Registration opens
8:30 AM Morning Announcements & Keynote Address
‘Building Partnerships with Scientists & Educators’

Jay Labov, Senior Advisor for Education and Communication for the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) and the National Research Council (NRC)
9:45 AM Break
10:00 AM Workshops, Presentations & Roundtables: Sessions 1
11:30 AM Lunch
12:30 PM Exhibit Hall Opening, Program & Careers Information & Technology Demonstrations
1:15 PM Workshops, Presentations & Roundtables: Sessions 2
2:45 PM Break
3:00 PM Workshops, Presentations & Roundtables: Sessions 3
4:30 PM Keynote Panel:
Digital Resources and Learning for the Future

  • What are the emerging opportunities for digital resources to support 21st Century Biology teaching and learning?
  • What are some innovative uses of digital technologies inside or outside of the biology classroom that can engage diverse learners?
  • How can data-enriched digital resources in organismal and environmental biology prepare students to participate in decision making on environmental challenges?

Panelists:
Sam Donovan, University of Pittsburgh;
Nancy Geving, St. Paul Public Schools;
Susan Gill, Stroud Water Research Center.

5:45 PM
Special Event

Dinner & A Movie: The Making of the Fittest: Evolving Switches, Evolving Bodies.

Join HHMI Scientist-Educator, Laura Bonetta, Ph.D., for a special screening of the short film “The Making of the Fittest: Evolving Switches, Evolving Bodies,” one in a series crafted to engage students with memorable examples of the evolutionary process in action.

Saturday, March 16, 2013 – Conference events
7:30 AM Registration opens
7:45 AM Special Event

Saturday Morning Conversation: Making Data Discoverable and Accessible for Inquiry

Please join Dr. Tanya Dewey for coffee and conversation about an upcoming Research Coordination Network Incubator meeting organized by the Animal Diversity Web and recently funded by NSF. Coffee and Continental breakfast will be available in the lobby near the registration desk. This meeting will focus on strategies for enhancing data discovery and ways to make those data more usable in inquiry-based biology teaching.

8:35 AM Morning Announcements
8:45 AM Keynote Panel:
Building Pathways and Partnerships between K12 and College

  • What are barriers and opportunities to the development and implementation of pathways between K12 and college?
  • What curriculum already works and changes are needed?
  • What types of teacher and faculty professional development are needed?

Panelists:
Jim MaKinster Hobart and William Smith Colleges;
Kara Butterworth, Clear Creek High School, CO;
Gillian Roehrig, University of Minnesota

9:45 AM Break
10:00 AM Workshops, Presentations & Roundtables: Sessions 4
11:30 AM Lunch
12:30 PM Exhibit Hall Opening, Program & Careers Information & Technology Demonstrations
1:15 PM Workshops, Presentations & Roundtables: Sessions 5
2:45 PM Break
3:00 PM Workshops, Presentations & Roundtables: Sessions 6
4:30 PM Keynote Address:
‘Science of Life in a Changing World’
Carlos Boteros, North Carolina State University

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