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PREM+MRSEC PIs Joint Meeting

Thursday, March 10, 2011 - 12:00 to Friday, March 11, 2011 - 17:00

The UPR-Humacao PREM will host the 2011 PREM and MRSEC PIs Joint Meeting on March 9-11, 2011 at the Four Points by Sheraton Hotel in Palmas del Mar, Humacao, Puerto Rico. The program will include PREM and MRSEC joint and parallel sessions.


7:30-8:15 AM Registration and Breakfast

1st Session: MRSEC and PREM Joint Session

8:15-8:30 AM Introduction by all participants
8:30-8:50 AM DMR Program Director Update  Download
8:50-9:30 AM Ian Robertson, DMR Division Director
9:30-10:15 AM Creating Useful Highlights
10:15-10:30 AM Webmaster's Updates Download
10:30-10:45 AM Break

2nd Session: MRSEC and PREM Parallel Sessions

10:45-10:50AM Meeting Agenda
Prof. Paresh Ray
10:45-11:45 AM MRSEC Directors
Closed Meeting
10:50-11:45 AM

Panel: Evaluation and Assessment
Moderator: Prof. Idalia Ramos
(Three presentations and discussion)

11:45-12:00 PM Break 11:45-12:00 PM Elections
11:45-1:00 PM Lunch

3rd Session: MRSEC and PREM Joint Session

1:00-5:00 PM Mini Research Symposium (Four Concurrent Sessions)
5:00-5:30 PM Break
5:30-7:00 PM Students Poster Presentation
7:00-8:00 PM Dinner

FRIDAY MARCH 11th, 2011

1st Session: MRSEC and PREM Joint Session

7:30-8:00 AM Breakfast
8:30-9:30 AM Panel: Mentoring Advancement of Junior Faculty
Moderator: Prof. Karen Lozano

2nd Session: MRSEC and PREM Parallel Sessions

9:00-9:15 AM Preparing Compelling Individual Investigator Proposals 9:00-9:45 AM MRSEC Working Groups Meet
9:15-11:00 AM Tour of PREM Facilities at UPR-Humacao
9:45-10:15 AM Working Groups Reports Out
10:15-10:45 AM Education Assessment
10:45 AM Adjourn
11:00-11:30 AM Wrap-Up
11:30-12:30 PM Lunch
12:30 PM Meeting Adjourned.