Schedule at a Glance

Friday, September 27th, 2019

Registration, 1-4 pm, Weitz Center for Creativity Lobby

This is where you will get your name badge, hook up to wifi, get your rec center pass, and basically everything needed to have an excellent time at UMACS 2019. The welcome table will be up all weekend if any questions arise (or you just want to learn more about Carleton!) 

Opening Keynote, 4-5:30 pm, Skinner Memorial Chapel (moved from Weitz Cinema)

We welcome Karen Diver to share her talk titled, Indigenous Land Rights and Climate Change: Lessons to be Learned. There may even be an award or two given away...

Poster Session & Networking Dinner, Sponsored by MEP Associates, 5:30-6:30 pm, Weitz Center for Creativity Lobby 

Use this time to network with institutions in our region, visit with the poster presenters, and enjoy local foods!  There will be a cash bar. You will receive one drink ticket with your registration, good for one alcoholic drink or two non-alcoholic drinks. Please have your ID if you intend to purchase beer or wine. 

Faculty & Staff Networking Session, 7-9 pm, Fairfield Inn Lobby Bar 

The UMACS Steering Committee invites you to continue to network with each other and learn more about our organization. Handcrafted drinks and specialty appetizers are available for purchase. Enjoy the view overlooking the Cannon River! 

Student Summit, 7-9 pm, Larson Meeting Room 236, Weitz Center for Creativity

A student-only session planned by students, for students focusing on the topic of mindfulness in sustainability work. Don't forget to pick up your luggage in 136 before you leave for the night!

Creativity & Activity, 7-8:30 pm, various locations 

The Perlman Teaching Museum will be open, there will be a musical performance in the Kracum Performance Hall at 7 pm, and the movie Rocketman will be shown in the Weitz Theater at both 7 & 10 pm, something for everyone!

 


Saturday, September 28th, 2019

Breakfast, 8-8:45 am, Burton Dining Hall

To save on labor and extra set-up (which = savings for you & less wasted food!), we are inviting you to our dining halls, where the operation is already seamless! What's on the menu? Glad you asked. Luggage storage is available in Weitz 136 all day. 

Coffee Break, 9-11 am, Outside of Weitz 236's Larson Meeting Room

Breakout Session I, 9-9:50 am, Weitz Center for Creativity

Breakout Session II, 10-10:50 am, Weitz Center for Creativity

Lunch, 11:00 am - 12:45 pm, Burton Dining Hall

To save on labor and extra set-up (which = savings for you & less wasted food!), we are inviting you to our dining halls, where the operation is already seamless! What's on the menu? Glad you asked. 

Breakout Session III, 1-1:50 pm, Weitz Center for Creativity

Breakout Session IV, 2-2:50 pm, Weitz Center for Creativity

Send-Off, 3-3:15 pm, Weitz Center for Creativity Lobby

Make sure to practice your "cheesin'" for a group photo!

Optional Tours, 3:15-5 pm, various locations

Don't forget to pick up your luggage in 136 before you leave!