ACW Workshop 2015 Agenda

Thursday, 30 April 2015 - Sunday, 3 May 2015
Mays Business School’s CityCentre Campus
Houston, Texas!

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Workshop Agenda

Thursday, 30 April 2015

3:00 - 6:00 pm Workshop Check-in
6:00 - 8:00 pm Reception and Elevator Pitches

Friday, 1 May 2015

7:00 - 8:00 am Breakfast
8:15 - 8:30 am Welcome and Information about Different Types of Universities
Moderator: Valerie Taylor (TAMU)
8:30 - 10:00 am Panel: Demystifying the Promotion and Tenure Process
Moderator: Bryant York (Portland)
Panelists: Dan Garcia (Berkeley), Ann Gates (UTEP),Ron Metoyer (Oregon State), Valerie Taylor (TAMU)
10:00 - 10:30 am Break
10:30 am - 12:00 pm Panel: Launching a Research Program
Moderator: Bryant York (Portland)
Panelists: Jeanine Cook (Sandia), Keith Marzullo (NSF), Timothy Pinkston (USC)
12:30 - 1:30 pm Lunch
1:30 - 3:00 pm Panel: Effective Teaching
Moderator: Dan Garcia (Berkeley)
Panelists: Jeffrey Forbes (Duke), Ann Gates (UTEP), Bryant York (Portland)
3:00 - 3:30 pm Break
3:30 – 5:00 pm Panel on Funding Agencies
Moderator: Valerie Taylor (TAMU)
Panelists: Frederica Darema (USAF), Keith Marzullo (NSF), Dan Ragsdale (Formerly DARPA/currently TAMU)
5:00 - 6:00 pm Networking Time
6:00 - 8:00 pm Dinner and Brief Session on Networking
Moderator: IlIya Hicks (Rice)
Panelists: Jeanine Cook (Sandia), Jose Morales (Carnegie Mellon)

Saturday, 2 May 2015

7:30 - 8:15 am Breakfast
8:30 - 10:00 am Parallel Sessions:
Part 1: Affinity Group Model Presenter: Ann Gates (UTEP)
Panel: Alternative Careers
Moderator: Dan Garcia(Berkeley)
Panelists: Jose Morales (Carnegie Mellon), Jeanine Cook (Sandia), Jeffrey Forbes (Duke)
10:00 - 10:30 am Break
10:30 - 11:30 am Parallel Sessions:
Part 2: Affinity Group Model Presenter: Ann Gates (UTEP)
Panel: Joys of AdministrationModerator: Bryant York (Portland)
Panelists: Charles Isbell (GaTech), Valerie Taylor (TAMU), Brian Blake(Miami), Timothy Pinkston (USC)
11:30 am - 1:00 pm Lunch and Networking
1:00 - 2:30 pm Parallel Sessions:
Part 1: Proposal Writing Workshop Presenter: Timothy Pinkston (USC)
Panel: Promotion to Full Professor Moderator: Bryant York (Portland)
Panelists: Brian Blake (Miami), Charles Isbell (GaTech), Valerie Taylor (TAMU), Ann Gates (UTEP)
2:30 - 3:00 pm Break
3:00 - 4:30 pm Parallel Sessions:
Part 2: Proposal Writing Workshop Moderator: Timothy Pinkston (USC)
Discussion: Promotion to Full Professor - Case Studies
Moderator: Bryant York (Portland)
Panelists: Brian Blake (Miami), Charles Isbell (GaTech), Valerie Taylor (TAMU), Ann Gates (UTEP)
4:45 - 6:15 pm Parallel Sessions:
Networking Time
Panel: Applying and Interviewing Academic Positions
Panelists: Dan Garcia (Berkeley), IlIya Hicks (Rice), Valerie Taylor (TAMU)
6:30 - 8:30 pm Dinner at Seasons 52

Sunday, 3 May 2015

7:30 - 8:30 am Breakfast
8:30 - 10:00 am Part 1: Mock Review Panel
Panelists: IIlya Hicks (Rice), Bryant York (Portland), Valerie Taylor (TAMU)
10:00 - 10:30 am Break
10:30 am - 12:30 pm Part 2: Mock Review Panel
Panelists: IIlya Hicks (Rice), Bryant York (Portland), Valerie Taylor (TAMU)
12:30 - 1:30 pm Lunch and Focus Group Discussions