The conference agenda follows below. All times are given in Central Standard Time (CST UTC -06:00). Locations are further details on the Conference Locations & Map page. A PDF summary is also available for download. 

Friday, January 20th

2:00 - 6:30 PM Check-in Iowa House Hotel (IH-IMU)
4:30 - 6:30 PM Optional Lab Tours Groups Gather in VAN Lecture Room 1 (LR1)
6:30 - 8:00 PM Dinner and Reception w/ welcome from APS and Local Organizing Committee Old Capitol Building
8:15 - 9:00 PM Physics Demo Show w/ Mr. Dale Stille LR1 VAN
9:00 - 11:00 PM Game / Movie Night 310 VAN

 

Saturday, January 21st

7:00 - 9:00 AM Breakfast Iowa House Hotel (IH-IMU)
9:00 - 10:00 AM Inclusivity Panel LR1 VAN
10:00 - 10:30 AM Coffee Break 310 VAN
10:30 - 11:15 AM

Group A Workshops/Panels -- First Session

  • Getting into Graduate School
  • Careers Outside of Academia
  • NASA Missions: A Primer
  • CV & Resumes: Advice and Reviews
VAN 3rd and 4th Floor
11:25 - 12:10 PM

Group A Workshops/Panels -- Second Session

  • Getting into Graduate School
  • Careers Outside of Academia
  • NASA Missions: A Primer
  • CV & Resumes: Advice and Reviews
VAN 3rd and 4th Floor
12:15 - 1:00 PM Lunch LR1 Lobby VAN
1:00 - 2:30 PM APS Keynote -- Prof. Nadya Mason LR1 VAN
2:30 - 3:00 PM Coffee Break 310 VAN
3:00 - 3:45 PM

Group B Workshops/Panels -- First Session

  • Science and Society: A Panel
  • Workshop: Navigating Male Dominated Spaces
  • Workshop: Communicating Your Research Effectively
  • Interactive Python Workshop
VAN 3rd and 4th Floor
4:00 - 5:00 PM Local Keynote -- Dr. Taviare Hawkins LR1 VAN
5:00 - 5:30 PM Travel to Iowa Memorial Union & Group Photo Leave from LR1 Lobby VAN
5:30 - 6:45 PM Poster Session & Information Tables IMU Ballroom
7:00 - 8:00 PM Dinner IMU Ballroom
8:00 - 9:00 PM Local Keynote -- Dr. Fran Bagenal IMU Ballroom
9:00 - 11:00 PM Board Games / Free Time 310 VAN

 

Sunday, January 22nd

7:00 - 9:00 AM Breakfast Iowa House Hotel (IH-IMU)
9:00 - 10:00 AM Local Keynote -- Amanda Acevedo

LR1 VAN

10:00-10:25 AM Coffee Break 310 VAN
10:30 - 11:15 AM

Group B Workshops/Panels -- Second Session

  • Science and Society: A Panel
  • Workshop: Navigating Male Dominated Spaces
  • Workshop: Communicating Your Research Effectively
  • Interactive Python Workshop
VAN 3rd and 4th Floor
11:25 - 11:45 AM Conference Debrief & APS Survey LR1 VAN
11:45 - 12:00 PM Closing Remarks from Local Organizing Committee LR1 VAN
12:00 - 12:45 PM Boxed Lunch To-Go LR1 Lobby