The Project Participants’ Symposium is open to all individuals whose work affects coastal Virginia and who have worked directly with Virginia Sea Grant through our research, extension, education, or communication activities or other partnering. The Symposium offers opportunities to learn about VASG projects and network with fellow project participants. As an attendee of the Symposium, you are also invited to the Annual Seafood & Wine Reception which is attended by leading state and federal policy makers and is co-sponsored by Virginia Seafood Council and Virginia Sea Grant. If you partner with VASG but have not received your invitation, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to request more information.
Wednesday, February 1, 2012
Symposium starts at 9:30 AM
Seafood & Wine Reception starts at 7 PM
Crowne Plaza Hotel
555 Canal St.
|10:00 – 10:30am||Symposium registration|
|10:30 – 10:45am||Welcome. Overview of the Day, and Introductions. Troy Hartley, VASG Director|
|10:45 – 11:30am||Virginia Sea Grant Annual Report, and Strategic Plan Mid-Course Review Part I. Troy Hartley, VASG Director|
|11:30am – 12:15pm||Achieving Broader Impacts. Outreach|
|12:15pm – 1:15pm||Lunch (provided)|
|1:30 – 2:00pm||Keynote. Visual & Creative Facilitation in Science Communication
Julie Stuart, Making Ideas Visible
|2:00 – 3:15pm||Communicating Science. Panel presentations and discussions among key audience segments for science and research on communicating science.
|3:15 – 3:45pm||Poster Mingle [refreshment break]|
|3:45 – 4:15pm||VASG Research & Fellowship Portfolio. Susan Park, VASG Assistant Director for ResearchOverview of 2011 Coastal & Marine Science RFP awards and Fellowships:
|4:15 – 4:45pm||Strategic Planning Part II: Emerging Issues, VASG Responsiveness. Troy Hartley|
|4:45 – 5:00pm||Closing remarks and wrap-up. Troy Hartley|
|7:00pm||Seafood & Wine Reception [co-sponsored with Virginia Seafood Council]|