REU/ELeVATE Schedule 2018

  • Start/end dates for both programs: 5.21.18 – 7.26.18
    • Dorm students can arrive as early as 5.18.18
    • Must leave dorms by COB 7.29.18 
  • Orientation
    • 5.21.18 - 9:30 a.m. – RST Conf. Room
    • Noon - Lunch for Mentors/mentees – RST Conf. Room 
  • Faculty Workshops (9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. except where noted)
    • 5.22.18   Garrett Grindle – Good Design Practices
    • 5.25.18 – Brubaker Lecture & Lunch – Noon – 2:30 p.m.
    • 5.30.18 – Jon Duvall - TBD
    • 6.4.18 - Goeran Fiedler – Intro to O & P
    • 6.6.18 - Ali Koontz – Adaptive Sports 
    • 6.8.18 - Lynn Worobey - Wheelchair maintenance
    • 6.8.18 – Wheelchair Wash – Mercy Hospital – (TBD)

      • Mentees must attend these workshops

    • *Workshops will be held in the VA Conf. Room unless otherwise noted* 
  • 6.4.18 - Tour of Center for Assistive Technology (CAT)
    • Forbes Tower, Suite 3010, 3600 Forbes Ave. and Meyran Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15213
    • 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
      • Mentees must attend this tour  
  • 7.20.18 – Deadline for paper and poster submission to Michael Lain 
  • 7.23.18 – Review of ASPIRE and ELeVATE papers begins 
  • 7.25.18 – Elevator Pitch Competition
    • 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. – VA Conf. Room 
  • 7.26.18 – 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 – Shawn Shimada, PhD
    • 12:15 p.m. – Lunch for REU/ELeVATE students, mentors, and guests
    • 1:00 p.m. – HERL Open House
      • Dr. Cooper/Dr. Dicianno/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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