Events Overview 2018
Most Events Held on the 300 Level of the Lory Student Center

Tuesday, February 13, 2018


Speaker Meetings

3:00pm - 3:45pm

Opening Talk with Dr. John Wiens - North Ballroom

3:45pm - 3:55pm

Questions for Dr. John Wiens & Open Forum Setup - North Ballroom

3:55pm - 4:30pm

Open Forum Discussion with Dr. John Wiens & Early GDPE Affiliates - North Ballroom

4:30pm - 7:00pm

Banquet - Cherokee Ballroom

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

9:00am - 3:00pm

Speaker Meetings

8:00am - 9:00am

Registration and Coffee

9:00am - 10:15am

Student Oral Presentations

10:15am - 10:45am

Coffee Break

10:45am - 12:00pm

Student Oral Presentations

12:00pm - 1:00pm

IGNITE Talks & Lunch

1:00pm - 2:00pm

Break or Optional Workshop

2:00pm - 3:00pm

Plenary Talk: Dr. Kimberly With - North Ballroom

3:00pm - 4:00pm

Panel Discussion: Diverse Avenues in Ecology with Dr. Bea Van Horne, Dr. John Wiens, Dr. Kimberly With, and Others - North Ballroom

4:00pm - 5:00pm

Reception at LSC - Cherokee Ballroom

5:00pm - 7:00pm

Brains & Beers Mixer - Location TBD

7:00pm - 9:00pm

Organized Group Dinner with Invited Speakers & Hosts - Locations TBD

Thursday, February 15, 2018

8:00am - 9:00am

Registration & Coffee

9:00am - 10:00am

Plenary Talk with Dr. Alan Covich

10:00am - 10:30am

Coffee Break

10:30am - 12:00pm

Student Oral Presentations

12:00pm - 1:00pm


1:00pm - 2:00pm

Break or Workshop

2:00pm - 4:00pm

Poster Session - North Ballroom

4:00pm - 6:00pm

Thank You/ Closing Talk & Award Ceremony/ Reception - Cherokee Ballroom