Community Priorities and Planning Workshop

November 9-11, 2017
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
The Graduate Minneapolis

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Community Priorities and Planning Workshop


Thursday November 9th

08:00-10:00pm  Reception, cash bar (Meridian Foyer)

Friday November 10th

07:30-08:30am   Working breakfast, posters* (Meridian Foyer)
08:30-09:00am   Welcome & Introductions (Meridian Ballroom)
09:00-10:00am   Flash presentations (Meridian Ballroom)
10:00-10:30am   Coffee break (Meridian Foyer)
10:30-11:00am   Setting priorities (Meridian Ballroom)
11:00-11:30am   Overview of white paper needs and logistics (Meridian Ballroom)
11:30-01:00pm  Working lunch (Meridian Ballroom)
12:00-12:30pm  Broader impacts & Diversity and Inclusion presentation (Meridian Ballroom)
01:00-04:00pm  Breakout sessions: Brainstorming (groups and rooms to be announced)
04:00-05:30pm  Coffee break and snacks (Meridian Foyer) OPTIONAL: Tour of new LacCore facility
05:30-07:00pm  Working dinner, cash bar (Meridian Ballroom)
07:00-09:00pm  Breakout group status reports and open discussion (Meridian Ballroom)

Saturday November 11th

07:30-08:30am   Working breakfast (Meridian Foyer)
08:30-11:30am   Breakout sessions: Synthesizing (same groups and rooms)
11:30-01:00pm  Working lunch (Meridian Ballroom)
01:00-03:00pm  Breakout sessions: Drafting (same groups and rooms)
03:00-04:00pm  Take-aways and next steps (Meridian Ballroom)