Fall 2018 Research Fair

Fall 2018 Research Fair

November 6-8, 2018


Schedule

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

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Tuesday, November 6

8:00 - 9:30 a.m.

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Faculty Recognition Breakfast

Featuring keynote speaker Susan Fitzpatrick, president of the James S. McDonnell Foundation.

Registration required

Nebraska Union, Centennial Room


10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

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Identify Your Unique Professional Value Workshop

For graduate students, postdocs and faculty.
For more information and to register, visit go.unl.edu/pm5n.

Graduate student-oriented session

Nebraska Union, Colonial A & B


10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

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Foundations 101

This session will provide an introduction to the fundamentals of working with foundations.

For information and to register, visit go.unl.edu/gdcz.

Faculty-oriented session

Nebraska Union, Regency Suite



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

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UNL Faculty Panel: Collaborating with Private Foundations

For more information and to register, visit go.unl.edu/h2t0.

Faculty-oriented session

Nebraska Union, Regency Suite


12:30 - 2:00 p.m.

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Postdoc Awards Luncheon

Invitation Only

For more information, visit go.unl.edu/qww3.

Faculty-oriented session Graduate student-oriented session

Nebraska Union, Colonial A & B


1:30 - 4:30 p.m.

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Grant Writing for Private Foundations Workshop

For more information and to register, visit go.unl.edu/4izu.

Faculty-oriented session

Nebraska Union, Regency Suite


2:30 - 4:00 p.m.

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Science Slam: Postdoc Edition

For more information visit go.unl.edu/oqgn.

Faculty-oriented session Graduate student-oriented session

Nebraska Union Auditorium


4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

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Nebraska Summer Research Program Faculty Info Session

For more information and to register visit go.unl.edu/r3i5.

Faculty-oriented session

Nebraska Union, Heritage Room


4:30 - 6:30 p.m.

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NUtech Ventures Innovator Celebration

Contact Joy Eakin for more information.

Faculty-oriented session

Nebraska Innovation Campus Conference Center Banquet Hall


Wednesday, November 7

9:00 - 11:00 a.m.

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Team Science: The Toolbox Project Workshop

This workshop will repeat in the afternoon. Please register for only one session.

For more information and to register, visit go.unl.edu/3y3w.

Nebraska Union, Regency Suite


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

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Association for Women in Science Luncheon

For more information and to register, visit go.unl.edu/bk86.

Wick Alumni Center


1:30 - 3:30 p.m.

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Team Science: The Toolbox Project Workshop

This workshop is a repeat of the morning session. Please register for only one session.

For more information and to register, visit go.unl.edu/po3n.

Nebraska Union, Regency Suite


3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

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Fall Nebraska Lecture: Using Arachnids to Inspire D.R.E.A.M.S.

Featuring Eileen Hebets, professor of biological sciences

This lecture is free and open to the public. Visit go.unl.edu/3c3f for more information and to watch the live webstream at 3:30 p.m. CST.

Reception to follow lecture.

Nebraska Union Auditorium


Thursday, November 8

8:30 a.m. - 3:10 p.m.

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2018 Sequencing Workshop

For more information and to register visit go.unl.edu/4pip.

Sponsored by the Center for Biotechnology and the Nebraska Center for Biotechnology and Illumina

Red Cloud B & C, Cather Dining Complex


9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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One-on-One Consultations with SBIR/STTR program officers, NEDED and NBDC

Short one-on-one consultations will be available with representatives from the Nebraska Department of Economic Development and the Nebraska Business Development Center.

Contact UNL Industry Relations, Ryan Anderson or Suzanne Spiehs to schedule a consultation.

Nebraska Innovation Campus


10:00 - 11:15 a.m.

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SBIR/STTR Panel: USDA Program Officer Perspective and Resources for Nebraska Applicants and Awardees

For more information and to register, visit go.unl.edu/c5q5.

Nebraska Innovation Campus Conference Center, Banquet Hall


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

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SBIR/STTR Success Stories: Nebraska Company Awardees and their UNL Faculty Partners

Lunch will be provided.

For more information and to register, visit go.unl.edu/xa6j.

Nebraska Innovation Campus Conference Center, Banquet Hall


4:00 - 6:00 p.m.

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Faculty Connector and Science Slam: Research and Creativity Activity

For more information and to RSVP visit go.unl.edu/hsdk.

Wick Alumni Center



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