REU/ELeVATE Schedule 2017

  • Start/end dates for both programs: 5.22.17 – 7.28.17
    • Dorm students can arrive as early as 5.20
    • Must leave dorms by COB 7.30

 

  • Orientation
    • 5.22   9:00 a.m. – RST Conf. Room
    • Lunch for Mentors/mentees – RST Conf. Room

 

  • Faculty Workshops (9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.)
    • 5.23   Garrett Grindle – Good Design Practices
    • 6.1     Dr. Goeran Fiedler – Intro to O & P
    • 6.6     Dr. Alicia Koontz – Adaptive Sports
    • 7.13   Dr. Mary Goldberg – Oral Presentation Skills
    • 7.14   Dr. Dan Ding - Research Methods
      (RST Conference Room) 
    • 7.30   Dr. Brad Dicianno - Virtual Reality in Rehabilitation: Applications for Wheelchair Users (noon - 1:00 p.m.)
    • Mentees must attend these workshops
    • Most workshops will be held in the VA Conf. Room

 

  • 6.1 - Tour of Center for Assistive Technology (CAT)
    • Forbes Tower, Suite 3010, 3600 Forbes Ave. and Meyran Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15213
    • 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
    • Mentees must attend this tour 

 

  • ISWP Journal Club (noon)
    • 6.6     Yohali Burrola
    • 6.13   Joe Ott
    • 6.27   Alex Miles
    • 7.11   Anand Mhatre
    • Sessions will be held in VA Conf. Room
    • Additional date(s) may be added
    • Attendance is optional

 

  • 7.21 – Deadline for paper and poster submission to Michael Lain

 

  • 7.24 – Review of ASPIRE, QoLT, and ELeVATE papers begins

 

  • 7.26 – Elevator Pitch Competition
    • 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. – VA Conf. Room

 

  • 7.28 – Symposium/Open-House/Poster Presentation
    • 10:00 a.m. – Opening Remarks
    • 10:15 a.m. – Welcome Speaker
    • 10:30 a.m. – REU/ELeVATE paper and Elevator Pitch winners presentations
    • 11:15 a.m. – Keynote Speaker – Mark Baldwin
    • 12:15 p.m. – Lunch for REU/ELeVATE students, mentors, and guests
    • 1:00 p.m. – HERL Open House
      • Dr. Cooper/Dr. Dicianno/Chancellor Gallagher/VA reps
      • Student Poster session
      • HERL tours and demos
    • 4:00 p.m. – Announce Poster winners
    • 4:30 p.m. – Close
    • Symposium/Open House agenda elements may change

 

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