2012 Conference Agenda at a Glance

Take a quick look at the 2012 SACNAS National Conference agenda. The 2013 conference agenda will be posted July 15, 2013.

Wednesday, October 10

7:30 AM-7:00 PM

CAHSI Symposium
4:00 PM-8:00 PM
Registration & Information Open (For Students Only)
12:00 PM-8:00 PM
Mathematics Preconference Lunch, Courses, Keynote, & Reception 
7:00 PM-9:00 PM
Joint Fred Hutchinson and University of Washington Reception

Thursday, October 11

6:30 -7:30 AM Breakfast
7:00 AM-8:00 PM Registration, Info Booth, Cyber Café, and Networking Lounge
7:00 AM-1:00 PM

Elite Sponsor Fieldtrip (signup required):  

Joint Field Trip by Fred Hutch and University of Washington

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (“Fred Hutch”) Field Trip

University of Washington Field Trip

7:00 AM-8:00 PM

7:30 AM-11:00 AM

CAHSI All-Hands Meeting (CAHSI PI'S Only)

7:30 AM-1:30 PM

Geology and Geohazards of Seattle Field Trip

8:00 AM-8:00 PM
Native American Gathering Room

8:30 AM-10:00 AM

Professional Development Sessions

8:30 AM- 11:45 AM

Leadership Sessions
8:30 AM-1:40 PM
2012 SACNAS Community College Day
9:00 AM-12:00 PM
12:00 PM-1:00 PM
Networking Lunch
1:30 PM-4:30 PM
Exhibitor Move In
2:00 PM-2:30 PM Student Presentations: Judges Orientation for Graduate Student Scientific Symposia (Orals)
1:45 PM-3:00 PM
2:30 PM-3:00 PM
4:00 PM- 6:15 PM
SACNAS Welcome Ceremony, Networking Dinner and Cultural Program
6:30 PM-7:45 PM
Graduate Student Scientific Symposia/Oral Research Presentations
8:15 PM-9:45 PM
Conversations with Scientists

Friday, October 12

7:00 AM-7:30 AM
Poster Setup: Undergraduate & Graduate Student Poster Session 1 
7:00 AM-7:30 PM
Registration, Info Booth, Cyber Café, and Networking Lounge
7:15 AM-8:45 AM
Breakfast & Orientation - Judging (Student Presentations)
8:00 AM-9:45 AM
Exhibitor: Move In
8:30 AM-9:45 AM
Exhibitor Orientation & Networking
8:00 AM-8:00 PM
Native American Gathering Room
8:30 AM-11:45 AM
Scientific Symposia Sessions
10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Exhibit Hall Open
12:00 PM-1:15 PM
 Lunch & Keynote: Dr. Steven Strogatz
2:00 PM-4:00 PM
Undergraduate Student Poster Session 1
4:30 PM-5:45 PM
Poster Setup: Postdoc/Graduate Student Poster Session and Resource Fair
5:00 PM-6:00 PM
National Society of Hispanic Physicists Meeting
5:30 PM-5:45 PM
Poster Takedown: Undergraduate Student Poster Session 1
6:00 PM-7:30 PM
Dinner & Keynote: Dr. Karina Walters
7:30 PM-8:30 PM SACNAS VIP Dessert Reception
8:00 PM-9:30 PM




Receptions
 - Native Community Reception
 - OUT and UP: Building a LGBTQA Network with PRIDE
 - SACNAS Chapter Recognition Ceremony

8:00 PM-10:00 PM

Movie Night at SACNAS: Exploring Issues in Evolution and Ecology through Film
Postdoc and Graduate Student Poster Session and Resource Fair

9:45 PM-11:55 PM

Saturday, October 13

7:00 AM-7:30 AM
Poster Setup: Undergraduate Poster Session 2
7:15 AM-8:15 AM   
Breakfast & Who Wants to Be a Mathematician? Game
8:00 AM-8:45 AM
Breakfast: Question & Answer Session - Judging (Student Presentations)
8:00 AM-2:00 PM
Registration, Info Booth, Cyber Café, and Networking Lounge
8:00 AM-8:00 PM Native American Gathering Room
9:00 AM-11:00 AM
Undergraduate Student Poster Session 2
9:00 AM-12:00 PM
Exhibit Hall Open
12:00 PM-1:15 PM
Lunch & Keynote: Dr. Enrico Ramirez-Ruiz 
12:00 PM-1:30 PM
Student Presentations: Judges Tally and Lunch
1:15 PM-3:00 PM Exhibitor: Move Out
1:30 PM-4:45 PM Leadership Sessions & Special Interest Forums
1:30 PM-4:45 PM
Professional Development & Chapter Sessions
5:00 PM-6:00 PM 2013 SACNAS Local Organizing Committee (LOC) Meeting
6:00 PM-8:45 PM
Dinner & Keynote:  Dr. JoAnn Trejo & SACNAS Awards Ceremony
9:15 PM- 11:55 PM

Sunday, October 14

8:00 AM-2:00 PM
Professional Development Workshops
 - COAChing Strong Women
 - Professional Skills Training for Grad Students & Postdoc