SAGE 2YC > Workshops > Texas 2013 Workforce Workshop > Program


Friday, May 31, 2013

4:00-5:00 On-site check-in - University of Texas at Austin Institute for Geophysics Seminar Room

5:00-6:00 Reception and icebreaker activity

6:00-7:00 Dinner - Commons Learning Center Atrium, University of Texas at Austin J.J. Pickle Research Campus

7:00-7:25 Welcome, goals and introductions

7:25-8:15 Bridging the Gap: The Transitioning of 2YC Students to the 4YC System in the Geosciences (PowerPoint 9.1MB Jun5 13) - Joshua I. Villalobos, Associate Professor of Geology and District Coordinator, El Paso Community College

Saturday, June 1, 2013

8:00-8:15 Overview and logistics

8:15-8:40 Importance and challenges

8:40-10:00 Careers in the geosciences in Texas

presentation (PowerPoint 1.9MB Jun5 13)
presentation (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 712kB Jun5 13)
presentation (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 1MB Jun5 13)
presentation (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 399kB Jun5 13)
presentation (PowerPoint 13.6MB Jun5 13)

10:00-10:15 Break

10:15-11:00 Transfer bridge programs - What will work in Texas?

11:00-12:00 Strategies that work in Texas - gallery walk ideas (Microsoft Word 119kB Jun20 13)

12:00-1:00 Lunch - idea sharing and discussion

1:00-1:45 Texas 2YC workforce programs

presentation (Acrobat (PDF) 863kB Jun5 13)
presentation (PowerPoint 1.2MB Jun5 13)

1:45-2:20 Building a Texas support network

2:20-2:30 Break

2:30-3:10 Creating an Action Plan (Note that action plans are not publicly available)- individual or small group activity

Instructional Slides (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 2.5MB May30 13) for how to create your Action Plan page.

3:10-3:40 Addressing the challenges in Texas

3:40-4:00 Reflections, concluding remarks, and end-of-workshop survey

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