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Kathy Wirtanen
Administrative, Facility
& Conference Assistant

P:  (540) 464-7361
F: (540) 464-7396

Center for Leadership & Ethics
VMI, Marshall Hall
500 Anderson Drive
Lexington, VA  24450

Program

Preliminary program as of August 21, 2014.

9:00 a.m. Gather and Register
9:00 a.m. Pre-Conference Workshop: Making Waves:  Easy Demonstrations & Experiments
(limited registration)
10:00 a.m. Opening Session - Gillis Theater
Welcoming Ceremony and Remarks
Presentation:  Leading your students to make connections in integrative STEM
by Mitchell Nathan, Ph. D., Professor, Department of Educational Psychology,
University of Wisconsin-Madison
10:45 a.m.Keynote Presentation: Mr. Grant Imahara Robot Builder, Model Maker, Television Personality on
MythBusters
12:00 p.m.Buffet Lunch
1:00 p.m.Workshop Session A (75 minutes)
2:30 p.m.Workshop Session B (75 minutes)
4:00 p.m.Discussion Groups with Colleagues 
5:00 p.m.Reception - Hall of Valor
6:00 p.m.Adjourn for the day - Dinner On Your Own
7:15 p.m.
8:15 p.m.
Observing the night sky from the VMI observatory (limited registration) 
8:00 a.m. Buffet Breakfast 
9:00 a.m.Workshop Session C (50 minutes)
10:00 a.m. Workshop Session D (50 minutes)
11:15 a.m.Plenary Session III - Gillis Theater
A Metamorphosis from Student to Scientist, Dr. Nicole Hastings,
Vice President of Operations, HemoShear, Inc. 
12:15 p.m.  Luncheon - Hall of Valor
Steven R. Staples, Ed.D., Superintendent of Public Instruction,
Commonwealth of Virginia
1:30 p.m.Attendee Open-Microphone Speed Presentations - Gillis Theater
3:15 p.m.Adjourn