Agenda and Program

 

Please see our draft Schedule At A Glance for more information about the conference times and planned sessions. This information is subject to change, and a full program will soon be posted.

 

Overview:

SciTS 2018 Conference – May 21-23

The conference will highlight the integration of empirical data and theory into the practice of team science. The conference will feature invited speakers, as well as submitted panels, papers, and posters. Breakfast, lunch, and refreshments each day, as well as a Networking Dinner on May 21, are included in the registration fee.

Team Science Training - May 24
The Team Science Training workshop will cover the status of the team science field and will feature two "tracks": Transformational Leadership Skills for Translational Science & Brainstorming for Innovation in Team Science.

Field Trip: Galveston National Laboratory - May 24
This field trip features a half-day visit (9am - 2pm) to the Galveston National Laboratory (GNL) on the UTMB Galveston campus. The GNL is a high-security National Biocontainment Laboratory. It is one of only two such facilities in the United States, and it is the largest one in the world located on an academic campus. Its scientists and research staff exemplify numerous aspects of productive, innovative team science practice. Lunch and shuttle service from and back to your hotel are included.

Field Trip: NASA (guests permitted*) - May 24
This field trip features a half-day visit (9am - 2pm) to the official NASA-Johnson Space Center visitors center involving many historical exhibitions, a tram tour of the JSC complex, Saturn VI rocket park, historic and new mission control, and an actual Space Shuttle exhibit. Lunch and shuttle service from and back to your hotel are included.

*Guests are welcome, for an additional fee, on the NASA field trip, but space is limited; please indicate any additional guests when you register, and include guests' registration fee in your conference registration total.*