ACW Workshop 2016

Thursday, 7 April 2016 - Sunday, 10 April 2016
Hotel Sorella at CityCentre in Houston, Texas

Workshop Agenda

Thursday, 7 April 2016

4:00 - 6:00 pm Workshop Check-in
6:00 - 7:00 pm Reception and Elevator Pitches
7:00 - 8:00 pm Funding Presentation-DARPA
Moderator: Daniel Ragsdale (TAMU, PDF)

Friday, 8 April 2016

7:00 - 8:00 am Breakfast
8:15 - 8:30 am Welcome and Information about Different Types of Universities
Moderator: Valerie Taylor (TAMU, PDF)
8:30 - 10:00 am Parallel Sessions:
Panel: Demystifying the Promotion and Tenure Process
Moderator: Richard Ladner (Washington)
Panelists: Chad Jenkins (Michigan), William Robinson (Vanderbilt)
Panel: Serving on National Scale Committees: Benefits and Process
Moderator: Valerie Taylor (TAMU, PDF)
Panelists: Ann Gates (UTEP), Bryant YorK (Portland)
10:00 - 10:30 am Break
10:30 - 12:00 pm Parallel Sessions:
Panel: Launching a Research Program
Moderator: Illya Hicks (Rice, PDF)
Panelists: Jeanine Cook (Sandia), William Robinson (Vanderbilt)
Panel: Serving on National Scale Committees: The Work
Moderator: Ann Gates (UTEP, PDF)
Panelists: Valerie Taylor (TAMU), Richard Ladner (Washington)
12:30 - 1:30 pm Lunch
1:30 - 3:00 pm Panel: Effective Teaching
Moderator: Jeff Forbes (Duke, PDF)
Panelists: Chad Jenkins (Michigan), Ann Gates (UTEP)
3:00 - 3:30 pm Break
3:30 – 5:00 pm Funding Presentation: NSF
Moderator: Keith Marzullo (OSTP/NITRD, PDF)
5:00 - 6:00 pm Networking Time
6:00 - 8:00 pm Dinner

Saturday, 9 April 2016

7:30 - 8:15 am Breakfast
8:30 - 10:00 am Parallel Sessions:
Part 1: Affinity Group Model Presenter: Ann Gates (UTEP)
Panel: Joys of Administration: How to Get the Position
Moderator: Valerie Taylor(TAMU, PDF)
Panelists: William Robinson (Vanderbilt), Charles Isbell(GaTech)
10:00 - 10:30 am Break
10:30 - 11:30 am Parallel Sessions:
Part 2: Affinity Group Model Presenter: Ann Gates (UTEP)
Discussion: Joys of Administration: How to Balance Research and Service
Moderator: Valerie Taylor (TAMU)
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, PDF)
Panel: Promotion to Full Professor
Moderator: Bryant York (Portland)
Panelists: Keith Marzullo (OSTP/NITRD, PDF), 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)
4:45 - 6:15 pm Networking Time
6:30 - 8:30 pm Dinner

Sunday, 10 April 2016

7:30 - 8:30 am Breakfast
8:30 - 10:00 am Part 1: Mock Review Panel
Moderators: Richard Ladner (Washington), Bryant York (Portland), Ann Gates (UTEP), Cherly Seals (Auburn)
10:00 - 10:30 am Break
10:30 am - 12:30 pm Part 2: Mock Review Panel
Moderators: Richard Ladner (Washington), William Robinson (Vanderbilt), Ann Gates (UTEP), Cheryl Seals (Auburn)
12:30 - 1:30 pm Lunch and Focus Group Discussions