2007 Agenda

8:00
Bus leaves Argonaut Hotel/Tuscan Inn for lower Fort Mason Center
8:15-9:00
Breakfast and registration
9:00
Welcome and introduction
9:20-10:30
KEYNOTE: Andrew Maynard - "Please Don't Shout. We're Not Deaf, We're Just Not Interested"
10:30-10:45
Break
10:45-12:00
CONCURRENT SESSIONS: WHAT'S GOING ON IN NANO RESEARCH AND OUTREACH?
  • "Religious Reactions to Nanotechnology (and what Science Museums Might Expect in this Area)"
  • "The Stem Cell Network: Experiments in Science Communication"
  • "Creating a Public "Stakeholdership" in Science and Technology"
  • "Hot Springs, Viruses, and Nanomaterials"
  • "Communicating with the Public: Nanoscience, Nanotechnology, and Education and Outreach from Research Centers" )
  • "Science Communication Training Roundtable"
12:00-1:30
LUNCH: Exhibit Viewing and Feedback
1:30-2:45
CONCURRENT SESSIONS: WHAT DO WE KNOW ABOUT FOSTERING PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT WITH NANO?
  • "Interpreting Nano for the Public: What We've Learned about Exhibits and Programs"
  • "Using Forums as a Model for Public Engagement"
  • "The Role of Art in Science Museums"
  • "Act Locally: Forging Effective Research Center-Museum Partnerships"
  • "Lateral Thinking"
3:05-3:40
What Can We Learn from Analysis of Social Movements? (Sue Koch/David Walls)
3:45-4:45
Small group discussions about NanoDays
4:45
Adjourn; bus leaves lower Fort Mason Center for the Argonaut Hotel/Tuscan Inn

Thursday, November 8, 2007

8:00
Bus leaves Argonaut Hotel/Tuscan Inn for Lower Fort Mason Center
8:30-9:00
Breakfast
9:00-9:45
KEYNOTE: Rick Borchelt
9:45-10:30
Larry Bell - "The NISE Net Roadmap"
10:45-12:00
CONCURRENT SESSIONS: NEXT STEPS FOR NISE NET
  • "Creating the Best Nano Workshops Ever"
  • "Getting It Out There and Keeping It Growing: Developing a Dissemination Model That Builds and Sustains the Network"
  • "ASTC and NISE Net: Building Informal Learning Networks"
  • "NanoDays Planning Party"
  • "32 Short Films about Nano"
12:00-1:30
LUNCH, exhibit viewing and feedback
1:30-2:30
Overview of Learning Goals
2:45-3:45
Small group discussions
3:45-4:15
Plenary and closing comments
4:30
Adjourn; bus leaves lower Fort Mason Center for the Argonaut Hotel/Tuscan Inn
Note: All large-group events are in the Cowell Theater.