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Workshop Agenda

The workshop will be held at Bjorklunden, Lawrence University's 425-acre northern campus located on Lake Michigan in Door County, WI.

Tuesday, June 16th

3:00 pm: Shuttle Leaves from Outagamie Airport
4:00 pm: Shuttle stops at Green Bay Airport
6:00-8:00 pm: Welcome mixer and dinner with Plenary Speaker
Peter Knoop (University of Michigan)
Using Information Technology in the Field (PowerPoint 14.1MB Jun19 09)

Wednesday, June 17th

8:00-8:30 am: Continental breakfast
3:30-3:45 am: Outline of workshop
8:45-9:30 am: group discussion: introductions and interests
9:30:-10:00 am: Overview of hands-on activities
10:00-10:20 am: Break
10:20 am-12:00 pm: Hands-on activities using computers in the field
12:00-1:00 pm: Lunch and opportunity for informal interaction among workshop participants
1:00-3:00 pm: Development and/or review of exercises
3:00-3:30 pm: Break
3:30-4:30 pm: Discussion of the technical, logistical, and financial challenges of utilizing, obtaining, and maintaining field computers.
6:00-7:00 pm: Dinner
7:00-9:00 pm: 3-D visualization of Earth's surface with ArcGIS and Google Earth. Where to find data (Seamless Data Server).

Thursday, June 18th

8:00-8:30 am: Continental breakfast
8:30-9:30 am: Use of mobile technologies in faculty-student research
9:30-10:30 am: Development and review of exercises
10:30-11:00 am: Break
11:00 am-12:00 pm: Disciplinary group progress reports
12:00-12:30 pm: Wrap-up discussion: best teaching practices (Microsoft Word 27kB Jul17 09) and conclusion of workshop
12:30-1:30 pm: Lunch
TBA: Shuttle to Green Bay airport




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