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If you would like to attend poster or oral presentations, or workshops,  you must register. All presenters must also complete Online Registration for the conference.

The Keynote Speaker’s presentation is free of charge and open to the public. It will be held in the Wanek Cinema.

Conference activities will be held in High Point University’s Webb Conference Center (Friday) and Cottrell Hall: Home of the Flanagan Student Success Center (Saturday).

Lunch will be available at 3 locations  in the High Point University Wanek Center.

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CONFERENCE SCHEDULE - FRIDAY, MARCH 24TH

1:00-2:00Finance & Strategic Planning Committee Meetings
Webb Conference Center, Rm 206
2:00-5:00Board of Directors Meeting
Webb Conference Center, Rm 203
5:00-6:00Registration and Poster Setup for Senior Academy (NCAS) and Collegiate Academy (CANCAS)
Webb Conference Center Ballroom
NCAS
CANCAS
5:30-6:00Poster Judges MeetingWebb Conference Center, Rm 206
6:00-7:30Poster Session (NCAS and CANCAS)
Webb Conference Center Ballroom

Conference Reception
Webb Conference Center Ballroom
NCAS
CANCAS
7:00-7:30Welcome Remarks
Greek Conference Center Ballroom
Dr. Joanne Altman, Director of Undergraduate Research and Creative Works, High Point University
Dr. Francie Cuffney, Meredith College, President of the NCAS

CONFERENCE SCHEDULE - SATURDAY, MARCH 25TH

7:30-8:15Check in Registration and ON SITE (late) Registration

Set Up Exhibitor & Vendor Tables

Set Up Student Academy (NCSAS) Posters

Continental Breakfast

Cottrell International Ballroom (1st fl far end)
NCSAS

8:30-1:30Student Academy (NCSAS) Posters Available for Viewing
Cottrell International Ballroom
NCSAS
8:30-2:00Exhibits of Sponsors & Vendors
Cottrell International Ballroom
9:00-10:00Oral Session One
Cottrell, Rooms 236, 237, 241, 242, Graves Collaboratorium (2nd fl)
10:00-11:00Student Academy (NCSAS) Poster Session
Cottrell International Ballroom
NCSAS
10:00-10:15Coffee Break
Cottrell International Ballroom
10:15-11:15Oral Session Two
Cottrell, Rooms 236, 237, 241, 242
11:30-12:30Workshops:

“3D Printing,” led by Mr. Jeffrey Regester, High Point University (rm 236)

“Using Art as a Tool in Scientific Figure Making,” led by Dr. Veronica Segarra, Casey Garr, and Dr. Jillian Davis, High Point University (rm 237)

“Going Viral: How to Post Accurate Science on Social Media (and get people to read it),” led by Ms. Allison Walker, High Point University (rm 241)

“Best Practices in Applying to Medical and Other Health Professional Programs,” Dr. Brett Woods, Daniel Erb, and Joy Greene, High Point University (rm 242)
12:30-1:30Judges Meeting
Cottrell, Initiative Conference Room (2nd Floor)
11:30-1:30Lunch
Wanek Center (multiple venues available, including the Great Day Bakery, The Point, and The Farmer’s Market)
1:30-3:00Welcome Remarks from High Point University and NCAS President

Keynote Address
Dr. Karthik Aghoram, Associate Professor of Biological Sciences at Meredith College
A spoonful of DNA, a handful of dirt, and a dash of reason: A simple recipe for successful, sustainable food production?

Wanek Center Cinema 1st floor
3:00-3:20Break
3:20-3:50Oral Session Three
Cottrell, Rooms 236, 237, 241
4:00-5:00NCAS Business Meeting
Cottrell, Baur Institute for Executive Education (1st Floor behind the circular desk)
4:00-5:00CANCAS Business Meeting
Cottrell, Graves Collaboratorium (2nd Floor)

CANCAS Officers Award Preparation Meeting
Cottrell, Graves Collaboratorium (2nd Floor)
5:00-6:00NCAS Board of Directors Meeting
Cottrell, Baur Institute for Executive Education (1st Floor behind the circular desk)

5:00-7:00Reception; Awards Ceremony
Cottrell International Ballroom

NCAS is the NC Academy of Science
CANCAS is the Collegiate Academy of the NC Academy of Science
NCSAS is the Student Academy of the NC Academy of Science