Preliminary Program Overview

The following is a general schedule of events planned for UCCS 2019. A finalized program and schedule with detailed times will be made available to registered attendees via email prior to the meeting.  


Sunday March 24, 2019

Check-in at Lake Arrowhead 3:30-5:00 PM

5:00 - 5:15 pm: Welcome & Opening Remarks

Connor Easley, UCCS Chair

5:15 - 6:15 pm: Ursa Lecture

Professor Rudolph A. Marcus

Nobel Laureate

John G. Kirkwood and Arthur A. Noyes Professor of Chemistry

California Institute of Technology

6:15 - 6:30 pm: Discussion & Questions

6:30 - 8:00 pm: Dinner

Buffet-style service including vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free options

8:00 - 10:00 pm: Lightning Talks

A fun, exciting, fast-paced session of rapid (5 min max) talks accompanied by 3 powerpoint slides

10:00 pm - 12:00 am: Evening Social

Including a selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages


Monday March 25, 2019

7:00 - 8:00 am: Sunrise Group Fitness Activities

Hiking and running along the beautiful Lake Arrowhead trails

8:00 - 9:00 am: Breakfast

Buffet-style service including vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free options

9:00 am - 12:00 pm: Morning Oral Presentation Sessions

9:00 am - 12:00 pm: Publishing ‘Drop-In’ Hours

Learn about different publishing groups from senior and associate editors from Nature, RSC, and ACS.

Demystify the pre-print process with the publishing manager of ChemRxiv.

12:00 - 1:00 pm: Lunch

2:00 - 4:00 pm: Workshops, Professional Development Activities, Networking

3:30 pm - 6:30 pm: Publishing ‘Drop-In’ Hours

Learn about different publishing groups from senior and associate editors from Nature, RSC, and ACS.

Demystify the pre-print process with the publishing manager of ChemRxiv.

4:30 - 6:30 pm: Afternoon Oral Presentation Sessions

6:30 - 8:00 pm: Dinner

Buffet-style service including vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free options

8:00 - 10:00 pm: Poster Session

Posters presented by UC graduate students and postdoctoral researchers across all sub-disciplines of chemistry

10:00 pm - 12:00 am: Evening Social

Including a selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages


Tuesday March 26, 2019

8:00 - 9:00 am: Breakfast

Buffet-style service including vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free options

9:00 - 10:15 am: Career Panel

Q&A session featuring professionals from a variety of chemistry and other STEM-related careers

10:15 - 11:15 am: Lux Lecture

Professor Michelle C. Chang

Professor of Chemistry

University of California, Berkeley

11:15 - 11:30 am: Discussion & Questions

11:30 am - 12:00 pm: Awards Ceremony & Closing Remarks

Poster Presentation Prizes

Oral Presentation Prizes

Lightning Talk Awards

 

12:00 - 1:00 pm: Lunch

Approximate departure 1:00 PM