All times noted below are Central Standard Time
 


Friday, January 12, 2018

1:00-5:30 p.m. Conference Check-In
Optional Tours
Jayhawk Walk
4th Floor, Kansas Union
5:30-6:00 p.m. Opening Remarks
- Neeli Bendapudi, KU Provost's Office
- Rebecca Thompson, American Physical Society
Woodruff Auditorium
5th Floor, Kansas Union
6:00-7:00 p.m. Plenary Talk
Julianne Pollard-Larkin, MD Anderson Cancer Center
Woodruff Auditorium
5th Floor, Kansas Union
7:00-930 p.m. Welcome Dinner
Trivia with Scotty Mac
Big 12 & Jayhawk Rooms
5th Floor, Kansas Union

 


Saturday, January 13, 2018

6:30-8:00 a.m. Breakfast at Hotels SpringHill Suites
TownePlace Suites
7:30-8:30 a.m. Shuttles to Kansas Union SpringHill Suites
TownePlace Suites
8:30-9:20 a.m. Opening Session
Welcome Remarks - Jennifer Hamer, KU Provost's Office

Challenges for Women in STEM
Eleanor Sayre, Kansas State University
Woodruff Auditorium
5th Floor, Kansas Union
9:30 a.m.-noon Networking Fair Ballroom
5th Floor, Kansas Union
9:30 a.m.-noon Student Poster Session Set-Up Alderson Auditorium
4th Floor, Kansas Union
9:30-10:20 a.m. Concurrent Session 1A 

Science Communication Panel
- Alice Bean
- Kate Greene
- Eileen Hawley
- Rebecca Thompson
Kansas Room
6th Floor, Kansas Union
9:30-10:20 a.m. Concurrent Session 1B

Graduate Student Panel
- Samantha Brunker
- Brittany Henke
- Sriharsha Pothapragada
- Caitlin Rochford Friedman
Malott Room
6th Floor, Kansas Union
9:30-10:20 a.m. Concurrent Session 1C

High School Mini-Conference Session: Becoming an Undergraduate
- Clara Bernauer
​- Pauline Dredger
- Erica Pruett
Centennial Room
6th Floor, Kansas Union
10:30-11:00 a.m. Morning Break Big 12 & Jayhawk Rooms
5th Floor, Kansas Union
11:00-11:50 a.m. Concurrent Session 2A

​Role Models for the Next Generation of Scientists
- Billie Lubis
- Carrie McGivern
- Angela Speck
Kansas Room
6th Floor, Kansas Union
11:00-11:50 a.m. Concurrent Session 2B

​Teaching Panel
- Andy Bricker
- Drew Overholt
- Lynett Rock
- Connie Wells
Malott Room
6th Floor, Kansas Union
11:00-11:50 a.m. Concurrent Session 2C

High School Mini-Conference Workshop: Apply to College
- Lisa Wolf-Wendel
 
Centennial Room
6th Floor, Kansas Union
12:00-12:45 p.m. Lunch Big 12 & Jayhawk Rooms
5th Floor, Kansas Union
1:00-2:30 p.m. CUWiP National Keynote Address
- Patricia Burchat, Stanford University
Woodruff Auditorium
5th Floor, Kansas Union
2:30-3:00 p.m. Afternoon Break Big 12 & Jayhawk Rooms
5th Floor, Kansas Union
2:30-4:00 p.m. Student Poster Session Set-Up Alderson Auditorium
4th Floor, Kansas Union
3:00-3:50 p.m. Concurrent Session 3A

​Undergraduate Research Panel
- Tia Camarillo
- Carin Gavin
- Eilish Gibson
- Christina Schoenrogge
Kansas Room
6th Floor, Kansas Union
3:00-3:50 p.m. Concurrent Session 3B

​A Fork in the Road - Academia or Industry?
- Robynn Andracsek
​- Steve Hawley
- Julianne Pollard-Larkin
- Laura Stiles
 
Malott Room
6th Floor, Kansas Union
3:00-3:50 p.m. Concurrent Session 3C

​STEP UP 4 Women - How You Can Help Change the Physics Community
- Rebecca Thompson
Centennial Room
6th Floor, Kansas Union
4:00-5:30 p.m. Student Research Poster Session Alderson Auditorium
4th Floor, Kansas Union
5:30-6:00 p.m. Walk (two blocks) to The Oread Hotel  
6:00-7:00 p.m. Saturday Evening Banquet Hancock Room & Library
Main Floor, The Oread Hotel
7:00-8:00 p.m. Welcome Remarks - Joy Ward, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Plenary Talk
- Angela Olinto, University of Chicago
Hancock Room & Library
Main Floor, The Oread Hotel
8:00-10:00 p.m. Night Sky Observing
- Jennifer Delgado
The Nest on Ninth Rooftop Patio
The Oread Hotel
8:00-10:00 p.m. Table Games and Networking Hancock Room & Library
Main Floor, The Oread Hotel

Sunday, January 14, 2018

6:30-8:00 a.m. Breakfast at Hotels SpringHill Suites
TownePlace Suites
7:30-8:30 a.m. Shuttles to Kansas Union SpringHill Suites
TownePlace Suites
8:30-9:20 a.m. Concurrent Session 4A

Home/School Balance
- Karen Camarda
​- Margaret Kelley
- Raiya Ebini
- Sarah Rush
- Eleanor Sayre
Kansas Room
6th Floor, Kansas Union
8:30-9:20 a.m. Concurrent Session 4B

​Workshop: Skills to Obtain Funding
- Damon Talbott
Malott Room
6th Floor, Kansas Union
8:30-9:20 a.m. Concurrent Session 4C

Workshop: Apply for Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REUs)
- Phil Baringer
- Judy Wu
Alderson Auditorium
4th Floor, Kansas Union
9:30-10:20 a.m. Concurrent Session 5A

Promoting Inclusion
- Simone Hyater-Adams
​- Caitlin Rochford Friedman
- Kathy Rose-Mockry
- Elise Wantling
Kansas Room
6th Floor, Kansas Union
9:30-10:20 a.m. Concurrent Session 5B

​Workshop: Skills to Obtain Funding
- Damon Talbott
Malott Room
6th Floor, Kansas Union
9:30-10:20 a.m. Concurrent Session 5C

Workshop: Apply for Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REUs)
- Phil Baringer
- Judy Wu
Alderson Auditorium
4th Floor, Kansas Union
11:00-11:30 a.m. Group Photo Southwest Steps
Outside 3rd Floor, Kansas Union
11:00-11:30 a.m. Morning Break Big 12 & Jayhawk Rooms
5th Floor, Kansas Union
11:30 a.m.-12:20 p.m. Concurrent Session 6A

​PhD-Free Careers in Science
- Hanna Cosgrove
​- Nancy Donaldson
- Gina Enfranca
​- Kate Greene
Kansas Room
6th Floor, Kansas Union
11:30 a.m.-12:20 p.m. Concurrent Session 6B

Mental Health and Coping with Life Changes
- Linda Keeler
​- Sarah Rush
- Angela Speck
- Mindy Townsend
Malott Room
6th Floor, Kansas Union

11:30 a.m.-12:20 p.m.
Concurrent Session 6C

​Workshop: Apply to Graduate School
- Alice Bean
- Anna Paradis
Alderson Auditorium
4th Floor, Kansas Union
12:30-2:00 p.m. Science Cafe Lunch and Evaluations Big 12 & Jayhawk Rooms
5th Floor, Kansas Union

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Lawrence, KS 66045
https://physics.ku.edu

(Central Standard Time)