Schedule

Conference Schedule

Thursday, April 4

All  day           Visitors check in to Courtyard by Marriott
4 p.m.             Opening panel discussion for WFU and visiting faculty at Biotech Place
Promoting undergraduate research: An interdisciplinary panel discussion
5:30 p.m.       Opening reception at Wake Forest Biotech Place
Remarks by Jacque Fetrow, College Dean and Dave Brown, ACC-IAC
7 p.m.             Dinner with visiting faculty/directors and Dave Brown
7 p.m.             Students eat dinner downtown in small groups
10 p.m.           Shuttles back to Marriott
Friday, April 5

8:30 a.m.        Shuttles from Marriott to WFU campus
8:30 a.m.        Breakfast in Benson University Center, WFU campus
9:30 a.m.        Opening remarks (Rogan Kersh, WFU Provost to welcome)
10:00              Oral presentations every 20 minutes (15+5), 3 sessions simultaneously
Noon             Lunch
1:10 p.m.       Oral presentations every 20 minutes (15+5), 3 session simultaneously
3:30 p.m.       Shuttles to Marriott/Deacon Tower
4:30                Poster setup
5 p.m.             Poster session in Deacon Tower
7 p.m.             Buffet dinner with plenary lecture by Miles Silman, Professor of Biology and Director,
WFU Center for Energy, Environment, and Sustainability
People, Climate, and the Future of Earth’s Greatest Tropical Wilderness: The Andes and Amazon
9 p.m.             Movie on the big screen BB&T field (optional)
Saturday, April 6

8:30 a.m.        Shuttles from Marriott to WFU campus
8:30 a.m.        Breakfast
9:30 a.m.        Oral presentations every 20 minutes (15+5), 3 sessions simultaneously
11:15 a.m.      Transition to Brendle Recital Hall
11:30 a.m.      Plenary lecture recital: Christina Soriano with student Cynthia Huang
Choreographing Cage: A model for undergraduate scholarship in the arts
12:15 p.m.     Closing (thanks to speakers, WFU students, URECA Committee (Shannon and Rebecca close)
12:30 p.m.     Boxed lunches