Symposium Schedule

October 26, 2018 Schedule 

Time Event Location
8:00 AM-3:00 PM Registration & Information Commons Corner, Pierpont Commons
8:30 AM-9:30 AM

Welcome Remarks & Keynote Address

Chesebrough Auditorium, Chrysler Center
9:30 AM-9:45 AM

Coffee Break

Chrysler Center Lobby

9:30 AM-9:45 AM

Morning Towner Session Judge Training

Duderstadt Center Gallery

9:30 AM-2:30 PM

Sponsor Booths: 

  • Exponent
  • FedEx

Pierpont Commons Atrium

9:35 AM-10:20 AM

Admissions Success: Applying to Graduate School and Preparing for your Campus Visit

Chesebrough Auditorium, Chrysler Center

9:45 AM-12:00 PM Richard & Eleanor Towner Prize for Outstanding Ph.D. Research Oral & Poster Presentations–Round 1 Duderstadt Center Gallery
10:00 AM-3:00 PM

Scientific Visualization Competition

Duderstadt Center Atrium & Connector Hall and Pierpont Commons Atrium
10:30 AM-11:30 AM

North Campus Walking Tour

Chrysler Center Lobby
10:45 AM-11:00 AM

Advanced Research Session Judge Training

Duderstadt Center Basement
11:00 AM-12:30 PM

Advanced Research Poster Competition

Duderstadt Center Atrium & Connector Hall
12:00 PM-1:30 PM

Lunch Pick-up

Lunch Seating Options:

  • Tishman Hall Atrium, Beyster Building
  • Chrysler Center Lobby
  • Pierpont Commons Lounge Areas

Judges and prospective grad students should eat in the Duderstadt Center Basement

1180 Duderstadt Center  
12:45 PM-1:00 PM

Emerging Research Session Judge Training

Duderstadt Center Basement
1:00 PM-2:30 PM

Emerging Research Poster Competition

Pierpont Commons Atrium  
1:00 PM-2:30 PM

Undergraduate Research Poster Exhibition

Pierpont Commons Atrium
1:45 PM-2:00 PM

Afternoon Towner Session Judge Training

Duderstadt Center Gallery
1:45 PM-5:00 PM

Engineering Department Visits

  • Prospective graduate students should meet their department’s escort at 1:45, in the Duderstadt Center Basement
 
2:00 PM-3:00 PM

Exponent Information Panel Session

1180 Duderstadt Center
2:00 PM-4:00 PM

Richard & Eleanor Towner Prize for Outstanding Ph.D. Research Oral & Poster Presentations–Round 2

Duderstadt Center Gallery
4:00 PM-5:00 PM

Networking with Alumni and Sponsors

Duderstadt Center Basement

4:00 PM-5:00 PM

Towner Judge Deliberation

1180 Duderstadt Center
5:00 PM-5:30 PM

Raffle Prize Drawing

Duderstadt Center Basement
7:00 PM-8:00 PM

Award Dinner Reception for Presenters 

Chrysler Center Lobby, Duderstadt Atrium, Connector & Gallery, and Pierpont Commons Atrium
8:00 PM-9:00 PM

Award Ceremony for Presenters

Chesebrough Auditorium, Chrysler Center