Schedule of Events

March 10, 2018

University of Houston

Classroom and Business Building 

Time

Event

Location

8:30-9:00 AM

Breakfast and Registration

Room 238

9:00-9:15 AM

Welcome and Introduction

ComSciCon-Houston Co-chairs

Room 238

9:15-10:15 AM

Keynote Speaker

Dr. Neal Lane

Room 238

10:15-10:25 AM

Break

Room 238

10:30-11:45 AM

Panel 1: Communicating science through print media

Jade Boyd, Susan Marriott, & Laura Beil

Room 238

11:45-12:45 PM

Lunch

Room 238

12:45-2:00 PM

Writeathon: Expert Review Session

Room 238

2:00-2:10 PM

Break

Room 238

2:15-3:45 PM

Workshop 1: How to deliver a compelling pop talk

Dr. Elizabeth Festa

Room 238

3:45-5:00 PM

Participant Pop Talks (live)

Amrita Anand Iyer, Laura Carter, Sriparna Saha, Uchenna Emenaha, Elizabeth Leass, Natalie Biel, Emily Fulk, Pedro Correa de Sampaio, Jennifer Zieba, Manav Bhati, Jovanka Gencel Augusto, Danielle Little, & Amanda Webb

Room 238

3:45-5:00 PM

Participant Pop Talks (live)

Sanam Soomro, Jordin Metz, Fatima Saldana Morales, Greshma Nair, Odemaris Narvaez del Pilar, Eric Smith, Cecilia Lantos, Yunwen Zhou, Thomas Clements, Christian Boada, Gaurav Harsha, Ramya GP, & Khanh Nguyen

Room 228

 

 

 

March 17, 2018

Rice University

Brockman Hall

Time

Event

Location

8:45-9:15 AM

Breakfast and Registration

Room 101

9:15-10:30 AM

Panel 2: Communicating science to policy-makers

Peter Hotez, Tim Garson, & Rekha Lakshmanan

Room 101

10:30-10:40 AM

Break

Room 101

10:45-12:00 PM

Panel 3: Communicating science through electronic media

Eric Berger, Andy Boyd, & Alberto Roca

Room 101

12:00-1:00 PM

Lunch

Room 101

1:00-2:30 PM

Workshop 2: How to present a compelling research poster

Kyung-Hee Bae

Room 101

2:30-2:40 PM

Break

Room 101

2:45-4:15 PM

Writeathon: Peer Review Session

Room 101

2:45-4:15 PM

Participant Pop talks (recorded)

Room 103

4:15-5:30 PM

Reception

Keith-Weiss Patio