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2014 Annual Meeting Daily Schedule

2014 Schedule of Concurrent Sessions (pdf) – updated July 28, 2014

Full 2014 program (pdf) – posted July 31, 2014

Sat & Sun, August 2/3

8:30 am to 5 pm – GTTP Workshop

Sunday, August 3

1:30 to 5:30 pm – Universe 2014 (Public Science Event), Regency Ballroom

Monday, August 4

8 am – Registration & Information Desk Opens

8:30 am – Introduction to the Conference

9:00 am to 6:00 pm – Exhibits and Networking

9 am to 10 am  Opening Plenary: Federal STEM Policy and Politics, and Their Impact on Astronomy EPO: Reflections and Provocations with Martin Storksdieck (Oregon State University).

10:30 am to 11:30 am  1-minute Poster Previews

11:30 am to 1:30 pm – Supporters Luncheon (by invitation only), Poolside Pavilion

1:45 – 2:45 pm  Plenary Session: Bonnie Meinke (Space Telescope Science Institute) will lead Increasing Diversity in Earth and Space Science, an interactive plenary discussion with panelists sharing their perspectives from working with diverse audiences. Featuring Gibor Basri (University of California, Berkeley), Annette Lee (St. Cloud University), Karen Kenney (Girls Inc. of the Island City), and Salvador Acevedo (Contemporanea).

3:15 pm to 5:30 pm – Concurrent Sessions

6:00-9:30pm – Opening Reception & 125th Anniversary Party, Regency Ballroom

Tuesday, August 5

8:30 am – Registration & Information Desk Opens

9 am to 5:30 pm – Exhibits and Networking

8:30 am to 5:30 pm – Concurrent Sessions

8:30 to 9:30 AM – Plenary Session: Dennis Schatz (Pacific Science Center) will lead a Working with Scientists Who Interact with Public Audiences plenary, about enhancing the science communication skills of research scientists. Panelists will include Lakisha Witzel (UC San Francisco), Suzy Gurton (ASP), and Sue Ellen McCann (KQED and the Center for Advancing Informal Science Education).

1:45 to 2:45 pm – Plenary Session: Linda Shore, new Executive Director of the ASP and prior Director of the Teacher Institute at the Exploratorium, will lead The Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS): How To Support Students, Teachers, and Districts plenary to address implications for schools, school districts, and teacher professional development providers. Panelists include Janet Carlson (Stanford), Julia Plummer (Penn State), and Caleb Cheung (Oakland USD).

6:30 pm – ASP Annual Awards Banquet (tickets available for purchase at Registration desk through 8/4 6pm).

Wednesday, August 6

8:30 am – Registration & Information Desk Opens

9 am to 5:30 pm – Exhibits and Networking

8:30 am to 5:30 pm – Concurrent Sessions

8:30 to 9:30 am – Plenary Session: Sanlyn Buxner (Planetary Sciences Institute) will lead Weighing the Balance of Science Literacy in Education and Public Policy. Plenary panelists will include Chris Impey (University of Arizona) and Bryce Johnson (Exploratorium).

12:30 pm  ASP Town Hall and Member Meeting: Bring a sandwich, soup or salad and join the ASP’s new executive director for a review and preview of all things ASP.

1:45 to 2:45 pm – Keynote Plenary: Dennis Bartels, Executive Director of the Exploratorium, will speak about Making the Case for the Total STEM Learning Ecosystem: Why Message Matters and Why the Old Ones are Killing Us.

5:30 pm Closing Reception & Raffle