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Kansas Science Academy and Entomology Society Joint Conference

Agenda
Kansas Academy of Science and Kansas Entomological Society

Online Registration closed. On-site Registration will be available March 29-30.

Friday, March 29, 2019

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

3:30-5 p.m.

Campus as a Learning Lab: JCCC Open Petal Farm & Sustainability | Meet in Regnier Center Atrium
(see the field trip information tab 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

8:30-9:30 p.m.

Ad Astra Night at JCCC  | Meet in RC Atrium
(see field trip information tab for details)

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.)

7:45-8:15 a.m.

Judges Meeting | Regnier Center 171
Moderators Meeting | Regnier Center 170

8-8:30 a.m.

Continental Breakfast | Regnier Center Atrium

8:30-10 a.m.

ORAL SESSION #1
  • Chemistry/Biochemistry/Microbiology/Science Educ. | RC 142
  • Organismal Biology/Entomology | Regnier Center 155
  • Ecology/Organismal Biology | Regnier Center 157
  • Ecology/Organismal Biology | Regnier Center 101C
  • Paleontology Symposium | Regnier Center RC101D
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
  • Organismal Biology/Entomology| Regnier Center 142
  • Ecology/Organismal Biology | Regnier Center 155
  • Ecology/Organismal Biology | Regnier Center 157
  • Ecology/Organismal Biology/Entomology | Regnier Center 101C
  • Space Science/Physics/Astronomy | Regnier Center 101D

Noon-1:30 p.m.

Lunch Capitol Federal Room, Regnier Center 101
KAS Business Meeting
Keynote Presentation: 
"Mating is difficult in a warming world!"
Dr. Kasey Fowler-Finn, Saint Louis University

1:30-2:30 p.m.

Poster Session | Regnier Center Atrium 
Authors available at posters

2:30-2:45 p.m.

Refreshment Break | Regnier Center Atrium 

2:45-3:45 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

4-4:30 p.m.

Awards Presentation | Hudson Auditorium

4:30-5:30 p.m.

KES Business Meeting | Regnier Center 270