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Program At A Glance

Monday, August 5th, 2013
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm Governance Board (HREL rooms 109 and 110)
Tuesday, August 6th, 2013
7:45 am - 5:30 pm NEES Committee Meetings ( Full Schedule )
Wednesday, August 7th, 2013
7:45 am - 12:30 pm NEES Committee Meetings, Workshops, NEEShub Boot Camps
( Full Schedule )
8:00 am - 11:30 am Advanced Computational Simulation Workshop 
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8:00 am - 12:15 pm Hybrid Simulation Workshop (Invitation Only)
( Agenda )
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Opening Plenary (Ballrooms B and C)
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Welcome from NEES Center Director - Dr. Julio Ramirez
Welcome from NEES NSF Program Directors - Dr. Joy Pauschke and Dr. Kishor Mehta
Mysteries Behind Publicity
When is your research news? What do science writers need to tell your story? What is the best way to reach out to the news media? This panel of leading science writers will offer insight into their world and a roadmap to reaching your audiences.
Panelists: Henry Fountain, Becky Oskin, Evan Hadingham; Moderator: Barbara Fossum

2:00 pm - 2:15 pm Break (Ballroom A)
2:15 pm - 3:45 pm Technical Breakout Sessions 1 - 5
3:45 pm - 4:00 pm Break: Transition to Poster Reception
4:00 pm - 6:30 pm Poster Reception (Ballrooms B and C)
The Poster Reception will be held in Ballrooms B and C  at the Student Center from 4:00-6:30 p.m.
5:00 pm - 7:30 pm Site visit to Reno (Ballroom A)
The Site visit to the Reno facility will be held beginning at 5:00 pm, with the last tour leaving the Student Center at 7:30 pm.

Shuttle busses for the  tour of Reno’s site will be leaving from the Student Center continuously between 5:00 pm and 7:30 pm and returning passengers to the Student Center.

Pick-up and Drop-off for the Shuttle busses will be from the metered parking lot in front of the Student Center off of East 15th St.
Thursday, August 8th, 2012
7:45 am - 8:45 am Breakfast Plenary (Ballrooms B and C)
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The Council of Mice and the Old City - a Tale About Nonductile Concrete
This set of panelists will discuss the outcomes of the NEES Grand Challenge Project on older concrete buildings and a little about Aesop's Fables too...
Moderator: Jack Moehle
Panelists: Thalia Anagnos, Mary Comerio, Jack Moehle, Santiago Pujol, Jonathan Stewart
9:00 am - 10:30 am Technical Breakout Sessions 6 - 10
10:30 am - 10:45 am Break (Sierra Wall outside of Room 402)
10:45 am - 12:15 pm Technical Breakout Sessions 11 - 15
12:15 pm - 1:15 pm NEES Lunch (Ballrooms B and C)
1:15 pm - 2:45 pm Technical Breakout Sessions 16 - 20
2:45 pm - 3:30 pm Awards / Closing Plenary / Announcements / Invitation to 2014 Meeting in Alaska (Ballrooms B & C)
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm REU Dinner