Wednesday, February 20th

6:00 pm: Meet’n’Greet, Best Western Hotel


Thursday, February 21st

7:00-7:45 a.m. Optional breakfast at the hotel

7:45 a.m. Meet current students in the hotel lobby to walk to campus

8:00 a.m. Light snacks on campus, DLC Reading Room

8:30 a.m. Kickoff: Professor Introductions and short pitches, DLC Collaboratory

9:30 a.m. Break/Poster Session, DLC Lobby

10:15 a.m. Session IA & IB

11:30 a.m. Lunch (Reading Room)

12:30 p.m.  Sessions IIA & IIB

2-6 p.m.   Meetings/Interviews with Faculty

3:30-4:30 p.m. Informal Student panel in ME conference rooms (you can come and go as you have interviews)

(mingle time in between in the conference rooms)

6:15 p.m. Meet at the hotel lobby to leave for the Banquet

                       (one van leaves from the Engineering Center for late meetings)

6:30 p.m. Banquet (Remember to wear your nametag) (dinner served at 7:15)


Friday, February 22nd

8:15 a.m. Meet in the hotel lobby to be driven to Dushanbe Teahouse

8:30 a.m. Breakfast at Dushanbe Teahouse with faculty

9:45 a.m. NREL lab tour departs from Dushanbe Teahouse

10:15 a.m. Remainder of students depart from Dushanbe Teahouse

10:30 a.m. ME Facilities Tour: Idea Forge and lab tours by research area

NIST lab tour group will join Idea Forge tour until 10:45 a.m.

11:00 a.m. NIST lab tour departs from the Idea Forge

12:30-2:00      Lunch, Info Session, and Next Steps/Closing Remarks in DLC

2-4 p.m. Depart for Optional Activities: Climbing at The Spot/Hike/Celestial Seasonings (meet in the DLC)

Evening           Some students are staying in Boulder with current students -- we encourage this!