The Symposium schedule will be updated and augmented as more information becomes available. Check back regularly for the most up-to-date version of the Symposium schedule as the dates approach. Entries in italics pertain to guests staying in Cole Hall only.

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Wednesday, June 20, 2018

1:00-8:00 pm Arrival and Check-in at Cole Hall
 3:00-5:00 Faculty Only Meeting & Reception Researchers’ Link
5:00-6:30 Dinner at Four Lakes Market, Dejope Hall
7:00-9:00 Welcome Bonfire
Picnic Point, Firepit #6

Thursday, June 21, 2018

7:00-8:00 am Breakfast at Four Lakes Market 
8:00-9:00 Poster setup at Discovery Building
9:00-9:45 Welcome

Dr. Jo Handelsman, Director, Wisconsin Institute for Discovery
Tony Evers, Wisconsin Superintendent of Public Instruction
Dr. Greg Bleck, Global Head of Research and Development, Catalent Biologics
Dr. Nichole Broderick, Training Instructor, University of Connecticut
Dr. Nigel Mouncey, Director, DoE Joint Genome Institute
Dr. Marcy Balunas, University of Connecticut

9:45-10:45 Panel Session: AMR: Global Impact on Human and Animal Health
10:45-11:00 Break
11:00-11:30 Introduction to Smarticles technology:
Potential Applications in Antimicrobial Stewardship
11:30-12:30pm “Tapas Talks”
12:30-2:15 Lunch and Keynote Address – Aileen Rubio
2:15-4:15 Poster Session and Competition
4:30-4:45 Tiny Earth Community Group Photo
5:00-6:30 Dinner at Four Lakes Market
7:00-9:00 Music at the Memorial Union Terrace

Friday, June 22, 2018

7:00-8:00 am Breakfast at Four Lakes Market
8:30-10:30 Symposium Excursions Departing from Discovery Building:

Group A – Tour of Thermo Fisher Scientific and Conversation with Industry Scientists and Executives

Group B – Tour of Catalent and Conversation with Industry Scientists and Executives

Group C – Tour of Camp Randall and AMR conversation with UW Athletics (students, administrators, sports medicine staff)

Group D – Tour of Exact Sciences and Conversation with Industry Scientists and Executives

11:00-1:30 pm Biotech and Graduate School Career Fair and Expo in the Discovery Building (lunch included) see below for representing entities
1:30-2:00 Award Ceremony and Closing Remarks
2:00-5:00 Checkout (Cole Hall) and Departure