Program

The program will span three days, from Wednesday April 29th 2020 to Friday May 1st 2020. The activities will start in the evening with registration at 5PM CST on Wednesday followed by a reception/dinner until 9PM, continue all day on Thursday from 7:30AM to 9PM, and end on the third day Friday with a program from 7:30AM to 3PM. A preliminary program can be found below (PDF). The finalized detailed program will be posted by April 16th, 2020.

Wednesday, April 29, 2020

5:00 PM9:00 PM

Registration

Plaza Ballroom Foyer

6:00 PM9:00 PM

Reception

Welcome & Opening Remarks

Networking and Information Sharing Dinner

Family Feud

Plaza Ballroom

 

Thursday, April 30, 2020

7:30 AM5:00 PM

Registration

Plaza Ballroom Foyer

7:30 AM8:30 AM

Breakfast

Stetsons

8:30 AM9:15 AM

Opening Remarks, Meeting Overview, Introductions, and Best Poster & Video Contest

Plaza Ballroom

9:15 AM10:00 AM

PANEL: Getting Started with Research

10:00 AM10:30 AM

Break

10:30 AM11:30 AM

BREAKOUT SESSION 1: Planning for REU Site and Student Success

Randolph 1A

Randolph 1B

Randolph 2

Randolph 3

Roosevelt 3A

Roosevelt 3B

Logistics 

Student recruiting and selection

Cohort building, social activities, and establishing research lab culture

Broadening participation in computing through REU 

Mentor preparation and management

High Impact First Week Activities

11:30 AM12:00 PM

BREAKOUT Report and Resource Sharing

Plaza Ballroom

12:00 PM1:30 PM

Lunch

Stetsons / Patio

1:30 PM2:15 PM

PANEL: Promising Practices for Sustaining and Evolving REU Sites

Plaza Ballroom

2:15 PM3:00 PM

NSF Overview

3:00 PM3:30 PM

Break

3:30 PM4:30 PM

Meet Your NSF Program Officer

Randolph 1A

Randolph 1B

Randolph 2

Randolph 3

Roosevelt 3A

4:30 PM5:15 PM

PANEL: Research Communication

Plaza Ballroom

5:15 PM6:30 PM

Break

6:30 PM9:00 PM

Reception with Hors d'oeuvres

Dinner

Poster and Video Contest Awards

Penthouse Ballroom @ Royal Sonesta Chicago Riverfront

 

Friday, May 1, 2020

7:30 AM – 8:30 AM

Breakfast

Stetsons

8:30 AM – 8:45 AM

Meeting Overview

Plaza Ballroom

8:45 AM – 9:45 AM

PANEL: CISE REU Site Evaluation

CISE REU Site Evaluation Design and Instruments

CISE REU Evaluation Report

9:45 AM – 10:45 AM

BREAKOUT SESSION 2:

Randolph 1A

Randolph 1B

Randolph 2

Randolph 3

Roosevelt 3A

Roosevelt 3B

Opportunities for Shared/Open Compute Resource

Using Social Media to Support Your Site

Murphy’s Law

Shared Site Activities

Graduate School Preparation

10:45 AM – 11:15 AM

Break

11:15 AM – 11:45 AM

Report Back on Breakout Session

Plaza Ballroom

11:45 AM – 12:30 PM

Lessons Learned and Top Tips

12:30 PM – 1:45 PM

Lunch

Stetsons / Patio

1:45 PM – 2:30 PM

Writing a Highly Competitive Renewal

and New NSF Funding Opportunities

Plaza Ballroom

2:30 PM – 2:45 PM

Exit survey

2:45 PM – 3:00 PM

Closing Remarks

3:00 PM – 6:45 PM

Social activity (interesting and optional)

museums, navy pier, shopping, …

6:45 PM – 10:00 PM

Dinner+Boat Cruise on the Chicago River ($140/person + fees)