Program Overview

EXAMPLE from 2018

Program Overview

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1 October 2018 Monday

10:00-16:00: Optional Excursion (National Arboretum)

16:00-18:00: Lobby available for exhibitors to set up; Poster boards available for First poster session set up

18:00-20:00: Registration open; First poster session posters on display; Welcome Ice Breaker, sponsored by   

2 October 2018 Tuesday

8:00-9:00: Registration and Breakfast; First poster session setup (continued)

9:00-9:15: Welcome and Announcements
9:15-10:15:  Keynote Address: Frances Seymour, sponsored by 
10:15-10:30: Morning break

10:30-12:10: Morning parallel sessions 

12:10-13:20: Lunch

13:30-15:10: Afternoon parallel sessions 1 

15:10-15:30: Afternoon break

15:30-17:10: Afternoon parallel sessions 2

17:10-18:45: Poster Reception 1 

3 October 2018 Wednesday

8:00-9:00: Registration and Breakfast 

9:00-9:15: SilviaTerra Forest Basemap for the US – Zack Parisa, Founder, SilviaTerra
9:15-10:15: Joint Keynote Address: Tom Crowther & Jean Francois Bastin,   sponsored by US Forest Service http://forestsat2018.forestsat.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/FSshield-Tsmall-148x150.png
10:15-10:30: Morning break

10:30-12:10: Morning parallel sessions

12:10-13:20: Lunch; Swap first poster session posters for second poster session posters

13:30-15:10: Afternoon parallel session 1 

15:10-15:30: Afternoon break

15:30-17:10: Afternoon parallel sessions 2

17:10-18:45: Poster Reception 2 

18:45-22:00: Women of ForestSAT: Mission to #STEMinism – A Night for Networking Presented by the Ladies of Landsat – Milkboy Arthouse, College Park (Supported in part by ForestSAT)

4 October 2018 Thursday

8:00-9:00: Registration and Breakfast 

9:00-9:15: Welcome and Announcements
9:15-10:15: Plenary Session: Industry Panel, Sponsored by Quantum Spatial 
10:15-10:30: Morning break

10:30-12:10: Morning parallel sessions 

12:10-13:20: Lunch

13:30-15:10: Afternoon parallel sessions 1 

15:10-15:30: Afternoon break

15:30-17:10: Afternoon parallel sessions 2  

17:45: Load buses to conference dinner in front of The Hotel at the University of Maryland

18:00: Buses depart for conference dinner cruise

18:45-19:00: Arrive and board boat for dinner cruise

Buses will return all guests to the Hotel after the cruise

19:00: Conference Dinner Cruise. Dinner is sponsored by joint platinum sponsors  and 

5 October 2018 Friday

8:00-9:00: Registration and Breakfast

9:00-9:15 Opening Remarks and Presentation of Thomas Hilker Early Career Scientist Award
9:15-10:15: Joint Keynote Address: David Schimel & Peter Scarth,  sponsored by Riegl 
10:15-10:30: Morning break

10:30-12:10: Morning parallel sessions

12:10-13:20: Lunch/ Future of ForestSAT 

13:30-15:10: Afternoon parallel sessions 1

15:10-15:30: Afternoon break

15:30-17:10: Afternoon parallel sessions 2 

17:10: End of conference

6 October 2018 Saturday

10:00-17:00: Optional Excursion (Smithsonian Environmental Research Center)