Virginia Tech is located in the Eastern Time Zone. All times indicated on this schedule adhere to ET.


Friday

3:00-5:00 PM Optional Campus Tours Meet in lobby of Inn at Virginia Tech
5:15-6:00 Registration Inn at Virginia Tech, outside Latham Ballroom
6:00-6:30 Opening Remarks  Inn at Virginia Tech
6:00-8:00 Dinner Inn at Virginia Tech, Latham Ballroom
7:00-8:00 Dinner Speaker - Prof. Sabrina Stierwalt Inn at Virginia Tech, Latham Ballroom

Saturday

7:00-8:15 AM Breakfast at Hotel Inn at Virginia Tech
8:30-8:45 Welcoming Remarks Hahn Hall- North Wing 130
8:45-9:30 Prof. Kate Scholberg Hahn Hall- North Wing 130
9:30-10:15 Industry Speaker: Dr. Sara Gamble Hahn Hall- North Wing 130
10:15-10:45 Coffee Break Hahn Hall- North Wing atrium
10:45-11:30 Prof. Laurie McNeil Hahn Hall- North Wing 130
11:30-12:15 PM Prof. Laura Greene
Hahn Hall- North Wing 130
12:15-1:45 Lunch and Career Fair Hahn Hall- North atrium
1:45-3:30 National Speaker: Prof. Nergis Mavalvala, MIT
Hahn Hall- North Wing 130
3:30-4:30 Coffee Break and Poster Session Hahn Hall- North Wing atrium
4:30-6:00

 

Professional Skills Workshops 1* & 2**

 

Hahn Hall- North Wing
6:00-8:00 Dinner Inn at Virginia Tech, Latham Ballroom  
8:00-10:00 PM  Bowling Break Zone - Squires Student Center
     
 

* Professional Skils Workshop

(Hahn Hall-North 140)

Prof.  Karen Daniels

 

 

** Professional Skills Panel

(Hahn Hall-North 130)

Prof. Gail Dodge, Old Dominion University

Miranda Bard, APS

Jeri Brunson, Navy

 

 

Sunday

7:00-8:15 AM Breakfast and check out of hotel Inn at Virginia Tech
8:30-9:30

Inclusion and Diversity

with Dr. Menah Pratt-Clarke and Prof. Leo Piilonen

New Classroom Building 160
9:40-10:10 Parallel Session 1 ***
10:15-10:45 Parallel Session 2 ****
10:45-11:10 Coffee Break NCB
11:10-11:40 Parallel Session 3 *****
11:45-12:15 PM Parallel Session 4 ******
12:15-1:00 Lunch Hahn Hall- North Wing
1:00 Closing Ceremony  Hahn Hall- North Wing
***  

Session 1

NCB

How to Interview

with Prof. Gail Dodge, Laurie McNeil, and Jeri Brunson

NCB 160

Resilience & Stress

with Dean Bevlee Watford and Chelsea Cook

NCB 120

Theoretical Physics

with Profs. Kyungwha Park, Sophia Economou, James Gray, and Ed Barnes

NCB 130A

LGBT Issues

with Dr. Amanda Morris and Andrea Welsh

NCB 130B
****  
Session 2 NCB

Physics Teaching

with Prof. John Simonetti and Alma Robinson

NCB 130A

Physics & Law

with Dr. Anna-Marion Bieri and Kara Geisel

NCB 130B

Resume/Presentation Skills

with Prof. Lara Anderson

NCB 120

Research and Careers in National Labs

with Dr. Jeri Brunson, Dr. Connie Li, Prof. Sophia Economou, and Dr. Latifa Elouadrhiri

NCB 160
*****  
Session 3 NCB

How to Apply to Grad School

with Prof. Eric Sharpe and Betty Wilkins

130A

Work/Life Balance

with Prof. Madeline Schreiber

NCB 160

Experimental Physics

with Giti Khodaparast, Michelle Kuchera, and Latifa Elouadrhiri

NCB 130B

Professional Skills Workshop

with Prof.  Karen Daniels

(runs 1 hr, 30 minutes)

NCB 120
******  
Session 4 
NCB

Physics Careers in the 21st Century

with  Prof. Laurie McNeil

NCB 160

Graduate Student Panel

with Rebekah Hawkins, Shadi Esmaeili, Madhurima Nath, and Amnah Eltahir

NCB 130A

Perspectives in Astrophysics

with Prof. John Simonetti

NCB 130B

Professional Skills Workshop

with Prof.  Karen Daniels

(continued from Session 3)

NCB 120