Mid-Year Meeting 2019

Year 4 Mid-Year Meeting

April 6 – 9, 2019

CBBG is excited to welcome students, faculty, staff, and partners to our 2019 Mid-Year Meeting! This website will house all information related to the event. Visit frequently for updated information.

This meeting will be in person with select sessions will be also available in ZOOM: https://zoom.us/j/2502945270; PASSWORD: Soilrocks!

Saturday, April 6, 2019 – Mid-Year Meeting

Host Hotel:

Location: Hilton Garden Inn Las Cruces, 2550 S. Don Roser Dr., Las Cruces, NM

Students arriving to Hilton Garden Inn

Start Time End TimeActivity/Event
12:005:00Student arriving -Hotel check in starts at 3:00PM
5:30Optional Dinner, The Game I (2605 S Espina St. Transportation not provided)

Sunday, April 7, 2019 – Mid-Year Meeting

Location: Hilton Garden Inn Las Cruces, 2550 S. Don Roser Dr., Las Cruces, NM

Student retreat to White Sands National Monument and CBBG Welcome Reception and Dinner

Start TimeEnd TimeActivity/Event
8:003:00Student Retreat: White Sands National Monument
Student should be at the hotel lobby by *:00AM
Buses will depart from the hotel at 8:30AM and will depart from White Sands at 1:30 PM
12:005:00CBBG Participants arriving(Hilton Garden Inn)
Hotel check-in starts at 3:00PM
3:005:00PI's Meeting(Hilton Garden Inn- Herencia Board Rom)
4:305:30Primarily Undergraduate Institutions(PUI) and CBBG Research Collaboration Introduction Session(Hilton Garden Inn- Antigua Room)
5:306:00Welcome Reception(Hilton Garden Inn- Outdoor Pool Area)
6:008:00Dinner(Hilton Garden Inn-Esperanza Ballroom)
Performance by La Catrina String Quartet

Monday, April 8, 2019 – Mid-Year Meeting Day 1

Location: Las Cruses Convention Center(LCCC) Ballroom 1, 680 E University Ave, Las Cruces, NM 88001.

Start TimeEnd TimeActivity/Events
8:008:15Welcome, Paola Bandini, Dean Lakshmi Reddi, Dept. Head David Jauregui(NMSU)
8:158:30State of CBBG, CBBG Director Ed Kavazanjian, Jr. (ASU)
8:309:00Session 1, Spaceport America- A leader in the Commercialization of Space, Bill Gutman, Vice President of Aerospace Operations(paceport America)
9:009:45Session 2, An Open_Source Electronics Platform for Multidisciplinary Projects, Paul Furth (NMSU)
9:4510:15Coffee Break
10:1510:45Session 3, International Research Opportunities, David Frost(GT)
10:4511:45Student Poster Session
Location: Ballroom
10:4511:15Observation Rubric for Mentors, Megan O'Donnell(ASU)
Graduate student mentors, as noted handout-Breakout Room 1
12:1512:45Working Lunch- Session 4, Michael Sandoval, Cabinet Secretary, New Mexico Department of Transportation
12:451:00Instructions and Tasks for Working Group Sessions, Paola Bandini(NMSU)
1:002:30Working Groups Session 2, Research Groups & IDEA Group(meet concurrently)
IDEA-Breakout Room 1
Research Groups-Breakout Rooms 2-5 as noted on handout
2:303:00Coffee Break
3:004:30Working Groups Session 2, Research Group & IDEA Group(meet concurrently)
IDEA- Breakout Room1
Research Groups- Breakout Rooms 2-5 as noted on handout
4:305:30Visit to Historic Old Mesilla Plaza, Buses depart from Convention Center to Plaza
CBBG , Other Guests
Take bus from& PUI Faculty, Staff, IDEA, Industry, Other Guests
Take bus from Plaza to St. Clair's(1720 Avenida Winery & Bistro(1720 Avenida de Mesilla, Las Cruces)
Students-walk from Plaza to La Posta de Mesilla(2410 Calle De San Albino, Mesilla)

Tuesday, April 9, 2019 – Mid-Year Meeting Day 2

Meeting location:

Las Cruces Convention Center ( Ballroom 1), 680 E University Ave, Las Cruces, NM 88001.

Start TimeEnd Time Activity/Event
8:008:15Introduction to 2nd Day, Ed Kavazanjian(ASU) & Paola Bandini(NMSU)
8:159:00Student Session with Industry Panel, Moderator: Craig Newtson(NMSU)
Industry Panel Session- Breakout Rooms 3-4
9:009:45Student Workshop, Who am I as a Leader? The Development of Your Leadership Philosophy, Anne Hubbell(NMSU)- Breakout Rooms 3-4
8:159:45Working Groups Session 3, Research Groups & Ad Hoc Grad Curriculum Committees(meet concurrently)
Research Groups with PUI Faculty-stay in Ballroom 1
Ad Hoc Curriculum Committees-Breakout Rooms 1-2
9:4510:00Coffee Break
10:0010:45Session 5, Life Cycle Sustainability Assessment(LCSA) Workshop, Alena Raymond(UCD)
10:4511:45Session 6, Mentoring Workshop, Jennifer Chandler(ASU) & Collen Bronner(UCD)
12:451:30Session 7, Strategies for Successful Industry-University Collaborations, Andrew Phelps(Consultant, retired from Bechtel Mining and Metals0 & Rosa Krajmalnik-Brown(ASU)
1:302:15Session 8, Expectations and Options for Data Archiving in CBBG Projects Moderator: Ed Kavazanjian, Jr., Presenters from each CBBG university partner
2:152:30Closing, Ed Kavazanjian(ASU)