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Dear Online Rendezvous Participant,

Before you begin tomorrow's morning workshop, please take a moment to consult the program for Tuesday's afternoon opportunities. Options include a plenary session and round table discussions. Zoom connection information is posted on the corresponding pages.

Tuesday Afternoon Options

Plenary Session
Tuesday's plenary speaker is Karletta Chief, Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist, Department of Soil, Water, and Environmental Sciences, University of Arizona, Tucson. The session Training STEM graduate students to work in Indigenous Communities to co-solve FEWS challenges will be held at 12:00-1:00pm PT / 1:00-2:00pm MT / 2:00-3:00pm CT / 3:00-4:00pm ET. This session is sponsored by the NAGT Teacher Education Division (TED). Reminder that as with the contributed program, all participants are welcome to attend the plenary sessions, regardless of the number or which days they have registered for. Connection information can be found on the plenary web page.

Round Table Discussions
Tuesday's Round table discussions are designed as informal, small group discussions around a particular topic, moderated by a colleague with experience and expertise in the topic. Topics include: Implicit Bias, Place-Based Teaching, Handling Grad School Stress, Gaining Teaching Experience beyond the Lab for Grad Students and Post-docs, Active Learning in Large Classes, and Time Management & Setting Boundaries. All roundtables run concurrently and are organized to run 45 minutes with a 15 minute break in the middle as an opportunity to switch sessions, unless otherwise noted. Round table discussions will be held at 1:30-3:15pm PT / 2:30-4:15pm MT / 3:30-5:15pm CT / 4:30-6:15pm ET. Connection information can be found on the corresponding web page.

Your Online Rendezvous Exhibitors

Visit your Rendezvous exhibitors LIVE on Zoom! Connection information is posted on the individual exhibitor pages. The exhibitor schedule for the remainder of the week is as follows:

Share your Experience!

Since we're unable to meet in person, we invite you to show us how you're Rendezvousing -- Share your Selfie and/or Share your Aha Moment(s).

Need Assistance?

Before and During a Session
A SERC staff person is listed on every session web page. If you need help regarding a specific session, contact the person listed on that page.

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General Assistance
Need help with something not related to a specific session? Click on the chat button on the bottom right corner of any 2020 Rendezvous web page to chat with a SERC staff person.

Share your ideas for next year's Rendezvous at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities!

Share your ideas for the 2021 program! The committee will review all suggestions and work to create a balanced program that serves diverse audiences. We ask that suggestions be made by October 1, 2020 for consideration for the 2021 program.

Evening Email

Be sure to check your email for our evening communication which will include last-minute updates and highlights for the next day. Remember: if you do not receive a daily email, be sure to check your "spam" folder.

We look forward to "seeing" everyone online!


Caroline Smith, on behalf of the Rendezvous conveners