CompGeo 2014 Agenda

 

Sunday, June 22nd

PM SCHEDULE

6:30-7:30
Pre-Conference Reception
Homewood Suites Lobby
4950 Baseline Rd, Boulder, CO 80303

                                                           

DAY 1: Monday, June 23rd

AM SCHEDULE
7:45
SHUTTLE PICK UP AT HOMEWOOD SUITES DEPART TO NCAR MESA LAB (ML)
 
8:00-8:30
Check-In & Refreshments
ML-Lobby
8:30-8:45
WELCOME MESSAGE— Dr. Jim Hurrell, NCAR Director
ML-Main Seminar
8:45-9:00
OVERVIEW & KEYNOTE INTRO
 
9:00-9:50
KEYNOTEWhy me? . . .  or . . . Why NOT me? Becoming Part of the Solution
Dr. Diane A. Baxter, Associate Director, Education;
San Diego Supercomputer Center, UC San Diego
 
9:50-10:00
AM BREAK
ML-Lobby
10:00-11:00
10:00
 
10:30     
 SESSION 1- Dr. Shela J. Aboud, Session Chair 
Diversifying the STEM Enterprise
Dr. Denise M. Barnes, National Science Foundation 
Challenges and Lessons Learned in Implementing Climate and Geospatial Understanding in the K-16 Curriculum and Among Diverse Students
Dr. Lesley-Ann L. Dupigny-Giroux, Professor & State Climatologist,
University of Vermont
ML-Main Seminar
11:00-12:30        
BREAKOUT 1-
Sharing Expertise & Experience/Developing a Baseline
See ID & BREAKOUT
document for room

 

DAY 1: Monday, June 23rd
PM SCHEDULE
12:30-1:30  
LUNCH
ML- Cafeteria East End
1:30- 2:30
 
1:30
 
 
 
2:00    
 SESSION 2- Dr. Linda Hayden, Session Chair

 Trends in the Transition of Geoscience Graduates into the Workforce
Carolyn E. Wilson; Geoscience Workforce Data Analyst,
American Geosciences Institute 

CISL's Approach to Diversity
Dr. Richard Loft, Director of Technology Developmentand Outreach, NCAR
 ML-Main Seminar
2:30-4:00   
BREAKOUT 2-  Trends in Diversity
Return to AM room
4:00-4:30
PM BREAK   
ML-Lobby
4:30- 5:30
Group report-outs
ML-Main Seminar
5:35           
shuttle PICK UP AT ncar mesa lab (ML) lOBBY TO HOMEWOOD SUITES LOBBY
ML-Lobby
6:20     
SHUTTLE PICK UP AT HOMEWOOD SUITES to BOULDER CORK RECEPTION & DINNER
 
6:45-9:00  
RECEPTION & DINNER AT BOULDER CORK
3295 30th St, Boulder, CO 80301   bouldercork.com
 
9:00          
SHUTTLE PICK UP AT BOULDER CORK TO HOMEWOOD SUITES

DAY 2: Tuesday, June 24th
AM SCHEDULE
7:45 SHUTTLE PICK UP AT HOMEWOOD SUITES DEPART TO NCAR MESA LAB (ML)
 
8:00-8:30
Check-In & Refreshments
ML-Lobby
8:30-9:00  DAY 1 RECAP, DAY 2 OVERVIEW & KEYNOTE INTRO  ML-Main Seminar
9:00-9:50
KEYNOTE –
Societal Impacts through Research and Diversity: Who We Are and What We Do
Dr. Juan E. Gilbert, University of Florida
  
9:50-10:00
AM BREAK
ML-Lobby
10:00-11:00
 
10:00  
 
 
 
10:30     
SESSION 3- Dr. Denise M. Barnes, Session Chair

The SOARS Center for Undergraduate Research -
Broadening Participation in the Geosciences
Rebecca Haacker-Santos, SOARS Center for Undergraduate Research

Partnerships with Minority Professional Organizations to Increase Diversity
Dr. Linda Hayden, Director of the Center of Excellence in Remote Sensing Education and Research,Elizabeth City State University
 ML-Main Seminar
11:00-12:30        
BREAKOUT  3- Identifying Barriers
See ID for room

                                                                                 

DAY 2: Tuesday, June 24th
PM SCHEDULE
12:30-1:30  
LUNCH
ML- Cafeteria East End
1:30-3:00 

1:30   

 

 

2:00   

 

2:30     

SESSION 4- Rich Loft, Session Chair 

Diversity in the Geosciences: My Career as an Example
and the Role of Professional Societies
Warren M. Washington, Senior Scientist,
Climate and Global Dynamics Division, NCAR

Expanding Diversity: Best Practices for Supporting LGBTQ Students, Staff and Faculty
Dr. Carolyn Brinkworth, California Institute of Technology 
 
Universal Design in Education: Promoting Student Success through Accessibility in Learner-Centered Experiences
Dr. Wendi J. W. Williams, Faculty NorthWest Arkansas Community College and University of Arkansas at Little Rock
 
 
ML-Main Seminar
3:00-4:30   
BREAKOUT 4- 
Remembering the Past Looking Toward the Future
Return to AM room
4:30-5:00
PM BREAK   
ML-Lobby
5:00-6:00
Group report-outs
ML-Main Seminar
6:05         
SHUTTLE PICK UP AT NCAR MESA LAB (ML) TO HOMEWOOD SUITES
ML-Lobby

DAY 3: Wednesday, June 25th

AM SCHEDULE
7:45
SHUTTLE PICK UP AT HOMEWOOD SUITES DEPART TO NCAR MESA LAB (ML)
 
8:00-8:30
Check-In & Refreshments
ML-Lobby
 
8:30-9:30
 
DAY 2 RECAP, DAY 3 OVERVIEW
 
ML-Main Seminar
9:30-10:30 
 
9:30    
 
 
10:00
SESSION 5–Stephanie Barr, Session Chair

CompGeo: A Multidisciplinary Graduate Program in Computational Geoscience
Dr. Shela J. Aboud, Senior Research Scientist, Stanford University 

Reaching out: Challenges in Recruiting Veterans and People with Disabilities
Nancy Wade, Human Resources, UCAR
 
10:30-10:45
AM BREAK
ML-Lobby
10:45-12:15     
BREAKOUT  5-
Expanding Infrastructures & Creating a National Movement
See ID for room

                                                                        

PM SCHEDULE
12:15-1:45  
LUNCH
ML- Cafeteria East End
1:45-2:15      
SESSION 6-Stephanie Barr, Session Chair
Achieving Diversity in (Computational) Geosciences – A Roadmap for Moving Forward
Dr. Marilyn Suiter, National Science Foundation
SEE AGENDA AMENDMENT
ML-Main Seminar
2:15-3:15   
Group report-outs
 
3:15-3:45
CLOSING REMARKS & POST-WORKSHOP PLANNING
 
4:00
SHUTTLE PICK UP AT NCAR MESA LAB (ML) TO HOMEWOOD SUITES
ML Lobby


Workshop Organizing Committee:
Dr. Richard D. Loft, Director of Technology Development and Outreach, CISL, NCAR
Stephanie A. Barr, CISL Diversity Coordinator, NCAR
Dr. Shela Aboud, Senior Research Scientist, Stanford University
Dr. Denise Barnes, NSF Section Head for EPSCoR
Dr. Linda Hayden, Professor of Computer Science, Elizabeth City State University
ter Science, Elizabeth City State University