Program

Current Program

ACW 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 pmWorkshop Check-in
6:00 – 7:00 pmReception and Elevator Pitches
7:00 – 8:00 pmFunding Presentation-DARPA
Moderator: Daniel Ragsdale (TAMU, PDF)
Friday, 8 April 2016
7:00 – 8:00 amBreakfast
8:15 – 8:30 amWelcome and Information about Different Types of Universities
Moderator: Valerie Taylor (TAMU, PDF)
8:30 – 10:00 amParallel 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 amBreak
10:30 – 12:00 pmParallel 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 pmLunch
1:30 – 3:00 pmPanel: Effective Teaching
Moderator: Jeff Forbes (Duke, PDF)
Panelists: Chad Jenkins (Michigan), Ann Gates (UTEP)
3:00 – 3:30 pmBreak
3:30 – 5:00 pmFunding Presentation: NSF
Moderator: Keith Marzullo (OSTP/NITRD, PDF)
5:00 – 6:00 pmNetworking Time
6:00 – 8:00 pmDinner
Saturday, 9 April 2016
7:30 – 8:15 amBreakfast
8:30 – 10:00 amParallel 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 amBreak
10:30 – 11:30 amParallel 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 pmLunch and Networking
1:00 – 2:30 pmParallel 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 pmBreak
3:00 – 4:30 pmParallel 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 pmNetworking Time
6:30 – 8:30 pmDinner
Sunday, 10 April 2016
7:30 – 8:30 amBreakfast
8:30 – 10:00 amPart 1: Mock Review Panel
Moderators: Richard Ladner (Washington), Bryant York (Portland), Ann Gates (UTEP), Cherly Seals (Auburn)
10:00 – 10:30 amBreak
10:30 am – 12:30 pmPart 2: Mock Review Panel
Moderators: Richard Ladner (Washington), William Robinson (Vanderbilt), Ann Gates (UTEP), Cheryl Seals (Auburn)
12:30 – 1:30 pmLunch and Focus Group Discussions