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Science Boot Camp West 2014, Seattle, WA July 9th-11th: Schedule

Please join us for the second annual Western Science Boot Camp for Librarians! Science Boot Camps for Librarians are immersive 2 ½ day events featuring educational presentations about science.

Wednesday, July 9

9:00-10:00am

Optional: Tour of Suzzallo Library
Meet at the main library entrance off of Red Square.

10:00am-12:45pm

Conference Check-In
Alder Hall

11:30am-12:45pm

Lunch
Local Point at Lander Hall

1:00-1:15pm

Welcome & Opening Remarks
Alder Auditorium

Vice Provost for Digital Initiatives and
Dean of University Libraries,  Betsy Wilson

1:15-4:00pm

Session I: Geology and Geophysics
Alder Auditorium

1:15-2:30 Dr. Brian Atwater

2:30-3:00 break

3:00-4:00 Dr. David Montgomery

4:00-5:30pm

Optional activities:

Campus Tree Tour with UW biology librarian Kathy Carr

5:30-6:30pm

Cocktail Hour
UW Club

6:30-7:30pm

Dinner Buffet
UW Club 

7:30 - 8:30pm

Dessert & Coffee
Speaker: Sandi Doughton
Seattle Times science reporter and      author of "Full Rip, 9.0"

Thursday, July 10

7:00-9:00am

Breakfast (Overnight participants only)
Local Point at Lander Hall

9:15-9:30am

Welcome & Opening Remarks
Alder Auditorium

9:30am-12:00pm

Session II: Marine Sciences
Alder Auditorium

 9:30-10:30 Dr. Jan Newton

10:30 - 11:00 break

11:00-12:00 Dr. Robert Pavia 

12:00-1:15pm

Lunch
Local Point at Lander Hall

1:30-5:00pm

Session III
Alder Auditorium and Commons

Option 1

Data Librarianship: an exploration
of data services and management

Instructors: Jennifer Muilenburg and
Mahria Lebow, University of
Washington Libraries

1:30-3:30 Data Librarianship

3:30-3:45 Break

3:45-5:00 Data Librarianship

Option 2

Disaster Informatics
Instructors: Dean Walton, University of
Oregon Libraries and Pascal Schuback,
University of Washington Dept. of
Emergency Management

1:30-3:30 Disaster Informatics

3:30-3:45 Break

3:45-5:00 Disaster Informatics

6:00-8:00pm

Barbecue
Vista Cafe at William H. Foege Building

8:30-11pm

Post-Dinner Lake Cruise aboard the Champagne Lady

We will be going on an evening cruise
around Lake Washington & Lake Union, departing from the UW Fisheries Dock.
Cash bar aboard the boat. 

Boarding 8:15pm

Departure 8:45pm

Return 10:45pm

Friday, July 11

7:00-9:00am

Breakfast (Overnight participants only)
Local Point at Lander Hall

9:15-9:30am

Welcome & Opening Remarks
Alder Auditorium

9:30am-12pm

Session IV: Health Sciences
Alder Auditorium

9:30-10:30 Dr. Randal Beaton

10:30-11:00 break

11:00-12:00 Dr. David Townes

12-1:00pm

Lunch
Local Point at Lander Hall

Conference ends after lunch.