Friday, March 23rd
Registration will open at 1 PM at the Nebraska Union and continue until Saturday at 2 PM.
Attendees will have a choice of four concurrent workshops (included in registration). Information about these workshops can be found here.
In the evening, graduate students will have the option to participate in a lightning talk contest presenting one of three topics (climate change, vaccinations, evolution) as if to a non-scientific audience.
Saturday, March 24th
Saturday will open at the Nebraska Union with a key note address by Dr. Jacquelyn Gill, a paleoecologist and passionate science communicator.
Dr. Gill’s talk will be followed by concurrent sessions for the rest of the mornings. Featured speakers for these talks can be found here.
The Community Science Festival and poster session will be held in the afternoon.
The evening will end with a special ‘Nerd Nite’ downtown.
Sunday, March 25th
The last day of the conference will start at the Nebraska Union with a key note by Joe Palca, a NPR science contributor and founder of Joe’s Big Idea.
Concurrent sessions will be held until 11:45 AM, at which time the conference will be complete.