Workshop Schedule

The Thriving Programs workshop will be held from Sunday, June 10, 2012 through Tuesday, June 12, 2012 at the Hilton Garden Inn in Greenbelt, MD and the American Center for Physics in College Park, MD.

Sunday, June 10, 2012 - Hilton Garden Inn
Optional Pre-Workshop Session - Critical messaging to policy leaders and administrators
2:30pm
Welcome
Theodore Hodapp (APS)
2:45pm
Panelists
Quinton Williams, Ron Henderson, Beverly Hartline, Noah Finkelstein; Theodore Hodapp will moderate the panel
4:15pm
Breakout sessions
4:45pm
Brief reports from groups and commentary from panelists
Sunday, June 10, 2012 - Hilton Garden Inn
5:00pm
Poster Session setup
6:00pm
Poster Session (Hors d'oeuvres and cash bar)
7:30pm
Welcome - Kate Kirby (APS), Beth Cunningham (AAPT)
7:40pm
Workshop Introduction - Theodore Hodapp, APS
8:00pm
Plenary - S. James Gates Jr., University of Maryland
9:00pm
Adjourn for the evening
Monday, June 11, 2012 - American Center for Physics
8:30am
Shuttle from hotel to the American Center for Physics
9:00am
9:45am
10:30am
Break
11:00am
Planning Session
Clarify department's situation, crucial issues for the department, and where the department wants to go
11:45am
12:30pm
Lunch
1:30pm
2:15pm
Planning Session
First draft of planned actions; identify key players, resources needed; outline timeline. Write out possible solutions
3:00pm
Break
3:30pm
Critical Topic: Recruiting, Advising, Mentoring, Retention
Vivian Incera, Willie Rockward, David Schaefer, Gay Stewart
4:15pm
Planning Session
Focus plans, measures of success, potential obstacles
5:00pm
Reception
5:45pm
Dinner
6:45pm
Plenary: Carl Wieman, Office of Science and Technology Policy
7:45pm
Shuttle back to hotel
Tuesday, June 12, 2012 - Hilton Garden Inn
8:30am
9:15am
Planning Session
Focusing departmental efforts, lists of resources, how to get broad support within the department and the university
10:00am
Break
10:30am
Reports from departments: one idea from each department
11:35am
Workshop evaluation and assessment
11:45am
Closing remarks
12:00pm
Adjourn