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Workshop Program

Sunday December 10, 2006, AGU Meeting, San Francisco

Argent Hotel, Room Franciscan II

8:30-9:00 Welcome, Introductions, Workshop Goals and Overview (Heather Macdonald, Gene Bierly, Don Wuebbles)

9:00-10:00 Roles and Responsibilites of Department Heads and Chairs (Heather Macdonald and Tim Bralower)

10:00-10:20 Break

10:20-11:20 Getting Started: Advice from Experienced Heads and Chairs (Bill Dannevik, Diane Doser, Tim Bralower, Jay Gregg)

11:20-12:00 Small group discussions on selected topics (e.g., building community in the department, budget planning, managing the workload, communication and negotiation).

12:00-1:30 Lunch - Introductions, informal table discussions, Business Meeting (Don Wuebbles and Gene Bierly - overview of AGU Board of Heads and Chairs and election of four new members of the Executive Committee of the Board of Heads & Chairs), overview of afternoon program

1:30-2:40 Working with Alumni and Industry: Newsletters, Development Boards, and More - panel presentations followed by discussion

2:40-3:00 Break

3:00-4:00 Concurrent Sessions - two or three sessions from the following list will be offered based on participant interest

4:00-5:00 Closing Session - Short reports from each concurrent session, concluding remarks and discussion, next steps, and workshop evaluation


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