Here's an overview of what the conference has in store for us this year. Check back later for a more detailed schedule.
Monday, October 15
We'll kick off the preconference with several training sessions and workshops. In the evening, we'll have some fun with a 5k Fun Run to get us ramped up for days 1 and 2.
Tuesday, October 16
On day 1, we'll hear from VP for IT and CIO Brad Wheeler in the opening keynote, followed by a panel discussion with Fred Cate, VP for Research, about artificial intelligence.
This year's main keynote speaker is Dr. Mae Jemison, the first woman of color in the world to go into space. Jemison will talk about “STEM: The importance of science, technology, engineering, and math.”
Following the morning's keynotes at the IU Auditorium, we'll have lunch at the Indiana Memorial Union, followed by an afternoon of breakout sessions.
In the evening, we'll have a chance to let our hair down and celebrate each other at our annual staff appreciation celebration at the Cyberinfrastructure Building.
Wednesday, October 17
After breakfast and topic table discussions in Alumni Hall (IMU), we'll head back to the Tree Suites for a morning of more breakout sessions.
Lunch will be served in the Alumni Hall and we'll round up the conference with a closing keynote.