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USGS-FAU Collaborative Research Meet & Greet

A USGS & CES Sponsored Meeting 
February 6, 2015

Florida Atlantic University Davie Campus
 

ABOUT   PARTICIPANTS
  LOGISTICS
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GOAL

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The goal of this cross-disciplinary meeting is to strengthen partnerships and projects between FAU and USGS scientists. The objective is to develop new, and to strengthen existing, linkages among participants, fostered through sharing of research interests and facilitated conversations. 

Learn more about the meeting  participants and logistics.

 

OUTCOMES

There are two immediate meeting outcomes:

  • A topical mapping of local USGS and FAU expertise (i.e., who does what kind of work and where).
  • An executive summary of innovative research directions coupled with an institutional collaboration framework, designed to animate the expertise described in the mapping.

Download a copy of the final meeting report.     

 

AGENDA

10:00 – 10:15

Opening Remarks & Meeting Goals

  • Tony Abbate, Associate Provost for the Broward Campuses, FAU (invited)
  • Colin Polsky, Director, Center for Environmental Studies; Professor, Geosciences,  FAU
  • Dale Gawlik, Professor and Director, Environmental Sciences Program, FAU
  • Nick Aumen, Regional Science Advisor, USGS
  • Jay Baldwin, Assoc. Director, Center for Environmental Studies; Professor, Biological Sciences, FAU
10:15 – 12:00 USGS & FAU Scientists Sharing of Individual Research Interests
12:00 – 12:30   Lunch 
12:30 – 2:00 

Brief Parallel Break-out Groups –  DW-107, 109, 110

*Identifying Needs, Making Connections

 
2:00 – 3:00 

Reflections and Moving Forward – DW-103

3:00 – 4:00

Networking Reception

*Opportunities for further discussion

*Beer/Wine & Hors d’oeuvres in DW Lobby

 

This technical meeting is sponsored by:  

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For more information contact: Mary Beth Hartman, Conference & Outreach Coordinator 
Center for Environmental Studies at Florida Atlantic University 
Mary Beth Hartman  or (954) 236-1203 



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