Fall 2017 Research Fair

Fall 2017 Research Fair

November 6-10, 2017


Schedule

Agenda is subject to change due to speaker commitments. Please check regularly for the most current schedule.

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Monday, November 6

11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

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One Big Idea, Multiple Missions: Maximizing Your Opportunities for Research Funding

Featuring Dr. Kathie Olsen, founder and managing director, ScienceWorks LLC.

Lunch will be served. Registration required.

Nebraska Union - Ballroom


Tuesday, November 7

8:00 - 9:30 a.m.

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Faculty Recognition Breakfast

Registration required.

Nebraska Innovation Campus Conference Center


9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

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Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science Faculty Workshop

Learn how the trademarked Alda Method can help you present your research more vividly and expressively.

Registration required.

Nebraska Innovation Campus Conference Center


3:00 - 5:00 p.m.

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Research Services and Core Facility Expo

For the full list of services and facilities participating, click here.

Nebraska Innovation Campus Conference Center


5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

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Carnival of Contagion Book Signing with artist and writer Bob Hall

For more information on Carnival of Contagion click here. The University of Nebraska Bookstore will be providing copies of the book for sale at the event.

No registration required.

Love Library - 2nd Floor South


Wednesday, November 8

9:30 - 11:00 a.m.

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Workshop for Postdocs and Grad Students

Building Professional Relationships for Success,” presented by Dr. Joanne Kamens, executive director, Addgene.

Registration required.

Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center - Unity Room


9:30 - 10:30 a.m.

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Common Rule Training

For more information about changes to the Common Rule and this training session, click here.

No registration required.

Nebraska Union - Georgian Suite



11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

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Postdoc Awards Luncheon and Keynote: A Call to Action - Taking Steps to a Fulfilling Career in Science

Featuring keynote speaker Dr. Joanne Kamens, executive director, Addgene.

Registration required.

Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center - Unity Room


11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

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Winning Federal Defense Research Awards

A luncheon panel discussion on how to succeed at winning and executing defense-related research awards and contracts.

Panelists include:

Dennis Alexander, electrical and computer engineering
Benjamin Terry, mechanical and materials engineering
David Berkowitz, chemistry

Registration required.

Nebraska Union - Heritage Room



1:00 - 2:30 p.m.

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Science Slam: Postdoc Edition

Selected postdocs will give five-minute talks to explain their work in an accessible and entertaining way.

Open to the public.

Nebraska Union Auditorium


3:00 - 4:00 p.m.

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Postdoc Research Poster Session

Registration required.

Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center - Ubuntu Room


3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

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Nebraska Lecture featuring Matthew Waite

Reception to follow in the Nebraska Union Heritage Room.

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No registration required.

Nebraska Union Auditorium


5:30 - 7:00 p.m.

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Faculty Connector

Featuring readings of recent works by Nebraska creative writing faculty.

Jennine CapĆ³ Crucet, English, author of “Make Your Home Among Strangers”
Grace Bauer, English, author of “MEAN/TIME,” a poetry collection

Registration required.

The Mill Coffee & Bistro at Nebraska Innovation Campus


Thursday, November 9

11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

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Evidence-based Entrepreneurship: The Origin Story of the NSF I-Corps

Featuring Dr. Errol Arkilic, chief executive officer, M34 Capital, and former founding and lead program director for the National Science Foundation Innovation Corps program.

Lunch will be served. Registration required.

Nebraska Innovation Campus Conference Center


4:00 - 6:00 p.m.

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NUtech Ventures Innovator Celebration

Registration required.

Nebraska Innovation Campus Conference Center


Friday, November 10

11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

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Faculty-to-Faculty Poster Session and Networking Luncheon

Register here to display a poster/presentation.
No registration required to attend to view poster session.
All faculty welcome!

Howard L. Hawks Hall - Atrium



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