Life STEM Workshops Agenda

RUTGERS UNIVERSITY-NEWARK
 
Workshop Dates: June 29-30, 2017 
Paul Robeson Campus Center
350 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd., Newark, NJ 07102
Schedule

(Draft)

Thursday, 29 June 2017

Time Topic Presenter
08:00
Breakfast
 
08:30
Welcome and opening remarks
Rutgers-Newark Chancellor, Dr. Nancy Cantor
Rutgers-Newark Vice Chancellor for Research & Collaborations, Dr. Nabil R. Adam
PI Team
08:45
Plenary: Broadening STEM Participation and the National Science Foundation
NSF Program Officers
09:45
Coffee Break and Transition
 
10:00
Concurrent Breakout Sessions: Developing an Innovative and Competitive Proposal in STEM Education
(2 rounds; 60 minutes each, including Q&A; one 10-minute coffee break and transition)
 
1. Educational Research and Broadening STEM Participation
TBA
 
2. Models of Intervention
TBA
12:20
Buffet Working Lunch
Plenary: Program Solicitation: Important Language and Finding the Best Fit
NSF Program Officers
13:30
Plenary: Pre-Submission Essentials for a Competitive Edge
NSF Program Officers
13:45
Transition
 
14:30
Concurrent Breakout Sessions: Knowing What Works
(2 rounds; 50 minutes each, including Q&A; two 10-minute coffee break and transition)
 
 
1. Proposal Development: What Key Elements Must I Focus On
2. What Do I Need to Know and Be Able to Do
National Experts/PI Team/NSF
16:30
Plenary: Mini Mock Panel Session
NSF Program Officers
17:15
Summary and Charge (in each breakout room)
PI and Project Team
17:45
Dinner at the Great Hall of the Residence Hall
15 Washington Street
The Garden State LSAMP, Rutgers-Newark
Dr. Alexander E. Gates, Distinguished Service Professor Faculty, Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences

 

Friday, 30 June 2017

Time
Topic
Presenters
08:00
Breakfast and Announcements
 
08:40
Plenary: How to Get It Done—Learning from the Experience of a Funded DRL MSI Awardee
Collaborative Research: Computer-Supported Math Discourse Among Teachers and Students
Dr. Arthur B. Powell
Department of Urban Education
09:30
Coffee Break and Transition
 
09:40
Concurrent Breakout Sessions: Applying Information to Proposal Development
(3 rounds; 50 minutes each, including Q&A; two 10-minute coffee break and transition)
 
 
1. Staying Focused—Identifying Main Project Concept and Foregrounding the Research
2. Addressing NSF Review Criteria
National Experts/PI Team/NSF
11:50
Working Lunch
Plenary: Wrap-up and Next Steps
NSF Program Officers/PI Team
12:30
Adjourn and Departure