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Kansas Science Academy and Entomology Society Joint Conference

Agenda
Kansas Science & Entomology

Joint Annual Meeting


Friday, March 29, 2019

1-4 p.m.
Trip to the Linda Hall Library at UMKC | Meet in Regnier Center Atrium
(see field trip information page for details)

3:30-5 p.m.

Campus as a Learning Lab: JCCC Open Petal Farm & Sustainability | Meet in Regnier Center Atrium
(see field trip information page for details)

5-5:45 p.m.

Check-in at the registration table | 1st Floor Regnier Center
Social Hour | Capitol Federal Room 101, Regnier Center

5:45-7:15 p.m.

Banquet | Capitol Federal Room 101, Regnier Center

7:30-8:30 p.m.

Keynote PresentationHudson Auditorium
"Good vibrations: the (not so) secret world of insect vibrational communication"
Dr. Kasey Fowler-Finn, Saint Louis University

8:30-9:30 p.m.

KAS Board of Directors Meeting | Regnier Center 270

Saturday, March 30, 2019

7:30-10 a.m.
Check-in at the registration table | 1st Floor Regnier Center
Poster setup | Regnier Center Atrium (posters must be put up by 10 a.m.)

8-8:30 a.m.

Continental Breakfast | Regnier Center Atrium
Judges Meeting | Regnier Center 171
Moderators Meeting | Regnier Center 170

8:30-10 a.m.

ORAL SESSION #1 | Regnier Center Breakout Rooms
  • Paleontology Symposium
  • Ecology/Organismal Biology
  • Chemistry/Biochemistry, Anthropology
  • Computer Science
10-10:30 a.m.
Poster Session | Regnier Center Atrium
Authors available at posters
Mid-morning break with refreshments

10:30 a.m.-noon

ORAL SESSION #2 Regnier Center Breakout Rooms
  • Paleontology Symposium
  • Ecology/Organismal Biology
  • Cell Biology/Genetics, Health and Medicine
Noon-1:30 p.m.
Lunch Capitol Federal Room, Regnier Center 101
KAS Business Meeting
Keynote Presentation: Dr. Kasey Fowler-Finn, Saint Louis University

1:30-2:30 p.m.

Poster Session | Regnier Center Atrium 
Authors available at posters

2:30-3:30 p.m.

Featured Speakers | Hudson Auditorium
"Expanding the search for novel antibiotics: An Authentic Course Based Research Program"
Dr. Heather Seitz, Dr. Jamie Cunningham and Dr. Melanie Harvey, Johnson County Community College
Featured Speaker | Capitol Federal Room, Regnier Center
"Monarch Butterflies: Past, Present and Future"
Dr. Orley “Chip” Taylor, University of Kansas

3:30-4 p.m.

Awards Presentation | Hudson Auditorium