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Kathy Wirtanen
Administrative, Facility
& Conference Assistant

P:  (540) 464-7361
F: (540) 464-7396

Center for Leadership & Ethics
VMI, Marshall Hall
500 Anderson Drive
Lexington, VA  24450


Preliminary program as of July 3, 2014.

9:00 a.m.  Gather and Register
9:00 a.m. Pre-Conference Workshop: Inventions, Simple Machines and Wave (Limited Registration) 
10:00 a.m.

Opening Session
Welcoming Ceremony and Remarks
Presentation ‘Leading your students to make connections in integrative STEM’  by Mitchell Nathan, Ph. D., Professor, Department of Educational Psychology, University of Wisconsin-Madison

10:45 a.m. Keynote Presentation: Mr. Grant Imahara
 Robot Builder, Model Maker, Television Personality on MythBusters
12:00 p.m. Buffet Lunch
1:00 p.m. Workshop Session A (75 minutes)
2:30 p.m. Workshop Session B (75 minutes)
4:00 p.m. Discussion Groups with Colleagues 
5:00 p.m. Reception
6:00 p.m. Adjourn for the day - Dinner On Your Own
7:00 p.m. Observing the night sky from the VMI observatory (limited registration) 
7:30 a.m.  Buffet Breakfast 
8:00 a.m. Workshop Session C (50 minutes)
10:00 a.m.  Workshop Session D (50 minutes)
11:15 a.m. Plenary Session III
 Dr. Nicole Hastings, Vice President of Operations, HemoShear, Inc. 
12:15 p.m.   Luncheon with presentation by Steven R. Staples, Ed.D., Superintendent of Public Instruction, Commonwealth of Virginia
1:15 p.m. Attendee Open-Microphone Speed Presentations 
2:30 p.m.   Closing Session
3:15 p.m. Adjourn