NORDP 2020 Annual Research Development Conference

Schedule-At-A-Glance 

Sunday, May 17, 2020

1:00pm – 7:00pm

Registration Open

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Mentoring Meetup
4:30 pm – 5:30pm

New Member Orientation and Networking 

5:30pm - 7:00pm Welcome Reception | Meet & Greet with Board Members and Candidates
7:00pm Committee Dinners | New Member Dinners

Monday, May 18, 2020

6:00am Morning Walk/Run/Bike
7:30am - 6:30pm Registration Open
7:30am - 8:30am Breakfast with Exhibitors
7:30am - 6:30pm

Exhibits Open

8:30am - 9:00am

General Session: President's Welcome by Karen Fletcher, Director of Grant Resources & Services, Appalachian State University

9:00am - 9:45am Opening Keynote: Taylor Eighmy, President, The University of Texas at San Antonio
10:00am - 12:00pm Two Hour Workshops Session A
12:00pm - 1:00pm Lunch 
1:15pm - 3:15pm Two Hour Workshops Session B
1:15pm - 5:30 pm Four Hour Workshops
3:15pm-3:45pm Networking Break with Sponsors
3:45pm - 5:45pm Two Hour Workshop Session C
6:30pm Networking Dinners
7:30pm President's Reception
After Hours Research on the Rocks: Mix and mingle with NORDP colleagues at Charlie's Long Bar. Cash bar. Good conversations.

Tuesday, May 19, 2020

6:00am Morning Walk/Run/Bike
7:30am - 6:30pm Registration Open
7:30am - 8:30am Breakfast with Exhibitors
8:30am - 9:30am Roundtable Discussions 1
8:30am - 9:30am Lightning Talks 1
8:30am - 9:30am Concurrent Breakouts - Session 1 
9:30am - 9:45am Break with Exhibitors
9:45am - 10:45am Roundtable Discussions 2
9:45am - 10:45am Lightning Talks 2
9:45am - 10:45am Concurrent Breakouts - Session 2
11:00am - 12:00pm Regional Meetings | Networking with Sponsors
12:00pm - 12:45pm Lunch
12:45pm - 1:45pm Keynote General Session: Dr. Neha Sangwan
2:00pm - 3:00pm Roundtable Discussions 3
2:00pm - 3:00pm Lightning Talks 3
2:00pm - 3:00pm Concurrent Breakouts - Session 3
3:00pm - 3:15pm Break with Exhibitors
3:15pm - 4:15pm Roundtable Discussions 4
3:15pm - 4:15pm Lightning Talks 4
3:15pm - 4:15pm Concurrent Breakouts - Session 4
4:30pm - 6:30pm Ideas Showcase Reception
6:30pm Networking Dinners
After Hours Research on the Rocks: Mix and mingle with NORDP colleagues at Charlie's Long Bar. Cash bar. Good conversations.

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

6:00am Morning Walk/Run/Bike
8:30am - 2:00pm Registration Open
8:30am - 9:30am Breakfast | Annual Business Meeting
9:30am - 10:30am Roundtable Discussions 5
9:30am - 10:30am Lightning Talks 5
9:30am - 10:30am Concurrent Breakouts - Session 5
10:30am - 11:00am Break 
11:00am - 12:00pm Roundtable Discussions 6
11:00am - 12:00pm Lightning Talks 6
11:00am - 12:00pm Concurrent Breakouts - Session 6
12:00pm - 1:50pm Lunch | Outgoing Officer Thanks | Passport Winner Announcements | Awards | Candidate Introductions | Thank You and Goodbye
2:00pm - 3:00pm Concurrent Breakouts - Session 7
3:00pm - 4:00pm Working Committee Meetings
4:00pm Happy Hour

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