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Year 7 CBBG NSF Site Visit & Annual Meeting



 Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ – Memorial Union (MU) 301 E Orange St., Tempe, AZ 85281


Canopy by Hilton Tempe Downtown – 108 E University Dr, Tempe, AZ 85281


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Meeting ID: 250 294 5270 Password: Soilrocks!

CLICK HERE > CBBG YR7 NSF Site Visit and Annual Meeting Agenda-pdf file


Monday, October 24 – Student Leadership Council Retreat and Presentation Rehearsal Day

Start TimeEnd TimeAgenda ItemDuration (minutes)Location
8:009:00Breakfast for Students, Leadership Team & IDEA Group60Gold Room (MU)
9:0010:00Team Building Exercise for CBBG students60La Paz Room (MU)
10:002:00TopGolf outing (lunch provided) – charter bus pickup @ MUTopGolf, Scottsdale, AZ
9:0010:00Meeting Overview - Leadership Team and IDEA Group60Gold Room (MU)
10:1512:00Presentation Run-Throughs (Thrusts, Testbeds, Industry Collaboration and Innovation)
10:1512:00Presentation Run-Throughs (Education and Outreach, Diversity and Inclusion, Evaluation and assessment)
105Gold Room (MU)
12:001:00Lunch60Gold Room (MU)
1:002:45Presentation Run-Throughs (continued if needed)
105Gold Room (MU)
1:002:45IDEA Group Meeting105Gold Room (MU)
3:005:00Industry Advisory Board Meeting120Goldwater Center Bldg. Room 137
4:005:30Science Advisory Board Meeting90Goldwater Center Bldg. Room 181
5:00IDEA Working Group DinnerAlter Ego Restaurant (Canopy Hotel)
5:30CBBG Students and IAB Members' Poster Session/DinnerEngrained Cafe (MU)
5:30Site Visit Team Working Dinner and DiscussionCanopy Hotel
6:00Science Advisory Board and Thrust Leaders' DinnerAria @ Mirabella

Day 1, Tuesday, October 25 – NSF Site Visit

PDTMDTCDTEDTSession TitleDuration (minutes)Location 
7:008:009:0010:00BREAKFAST Ventana Ballroom (MU)
7:458:459:4510:45Welcome, Kyle Squires, ASUVentana Ballroom (MU)Video
7:558:559:5510:55Rules of Engagement by Deborah Jackson10Ventana Ballroom (MU)Video
8:059:0510:0511:05CBBG Overview, Ed Kavazanjian20Ventana Ballroom (MU)Video
Research Program Reports
8:259:2510:2511:25Thrust 1: Hazard Mitigation - Jason DeJong. Preview Student Posters25Ventana Ballroom (MU)Video
8:509:5010:5011:50Thrust 2: Environmental Protection - Anca Delgado Preview Student Posters25Ventana Ballroom (MU)Video
9:1510:1511:1512:15Thrust 3: Infrastructure Construction - Paola Bandini Preview Student Posters25Ventana Ballroom (MU)Video
Research Program Reports
10:0011:0012:001:00Thrust 4: Subsurface Exploration and Excavation - David Frost Preview Student Posters25Ventana Ballroom (MU)Video
10:2511:2512:251:25Testbeds - Edward Kavazanjian20Ventana Ballroom (MU)Video
Integrative Theme Reports
10:4511:4512:451:45Industrial Collaboration and Innovation - Jafar Razmi20Ventana Ballroom (MU)Video
11:0512:051:052:05Strategic Planning - Ed Kavazanjian25Ventana Ballroom (MU)Video
11:4512:451:452:45CLOSED SESSION: Site Visit Team Executive Session #160Cococino Room (MU)
12:301:302:303:30POSTER SESSION60La Paz Room (MU)
1:302:303:304:30Introduction to Bio-inspiration (Alejandro Martinez, Doug Cortes, Sheng Dai, and Julian Tao)60Ventana Ballroom (MU)
1:302:303:304:30CLOSED SESSION: Industrial Advisory Board and NSF Site Visit Team30Cococino Room (MU)
2:003:004:005:00CLOSED SESSION: Science Advisory Board and NSF Site Visit Team 30Cococino Room (MU)
Integrative Theme Reports (continued)
2:453:454:455:45Innovation, Diversity and Education Activities - Dr. Claudia Zapata5Ventana Ballroom (MU)Video
2:503:504:505:50Education and Outreach - Dr. Jean Larson20Ventana Ballroom (MU)Video
3:104:105:106:10Diversity and Inclusion - Drs. Delia Saenz and Jennifer Chandler25Ventana Ballroom (MU)Video
3:354:355:356:35Evaluation and Assessment - Dr. Megan O'Donnell20Ventana Ballroom (MU)Video
3:554:555:556:55Student Leadership Council Presentation20Ventana Ballroom (MU)Video
4:305:306:307:30CLOSED SESSION: Student Leadership Council and NSF Site Visit Team30Cococino Room (MU)
5:006:007:008:00CLOSED SESSION: Site Visit Team Executive Session #260Cococino Room (MU)
6:007:008:009:00Site Visit Team Presents Questions to CBBG Leadership15Ventana Ballroom (MU)
6:157:158:159:15CLOSED SESSION: Site Visit Team Working Dinner and Discussion
The Library Room
@ Canopy Hotel
6:157:158:159:15CLOSED SESSION: CBBG Leadership and Inivited Guest to Prepare Responses to NSF Site Visit TeamGWC 137
6:007:008:009:00CBBG Student and Faculty DinnerAlibi Roof Top @
Canopy Hotel

Day 2, Wednesday, October 26 – NSF Site Visit

University Club at ASU – 425 E University Dr, Tempe, AZ 85281

CDTEDTSession TitleDurationLocation  
7:158:159:1510:15Breakfast - Deans, Leadership Team, NSF Site Visit Team45Traditions Room (2nd floor) University Club
8:009:0010:0011:00CBBG Response to Site Visit Team Questions60Traditions Room (2nd floor) University Club
8:309:3010:3011:30Continental Breakfast for Faculty and Students 45Heritage Room (2nd floor) University Club
9:1510:1511:1512:15CLOSED SESSION: Site Visit Team Working SessionThorn Room (2nd floor) University Club
9:1510:1511:1512:15Life After CBBG - panel with former graduates and NSF
INTERN participants
90Heritage Room (2nd floor) University ClubVideo
9:1510:1511:1512:15Strategic Planning Workshop for Senior Investigators90Traditions Room (2nd floor) University Club
11:0012:001:002:00Pseudo-Perfect Pitch student poster session (90 seconds per student with 1 PowerPoint slide followed by brief discussion)120Heritage Room (2nd floor) University Club
1:002:003:004:00Boxed Lunches available for pickup before airport departureTraditions Room (2nd floor) University Club