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Wheat Genetics Resource Center I/UCRC

Wheat Genetics Resource Center I/UCRC Industry Advisory Board Spring Meeting

Kansas Wheat Innovation Center (KWIC), 1990 Kimball Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66502
Wednesday, February 28 - Thursday, March 1, 2018 

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Agenda

Day 1:

7:30 am                        Participant Registration

7:30 - 8:00 am             Breakfast and Networking Time

8:00 - 8:10 am             Welcome Remarks (K-State Administration)

8:10 – 8:30 am             State of the Center (Center Director)

8:30 – 9:10 am             NSF I/UCRC Presentation (I/UCRC program update)

9:10 - 9:25 am            BREAK

9:25 – 10:55 am           Work Package Presentations

10:55 – 11:10 am        BREAK

11:10 – 12:10pm          Work Package Presentations

12:10 – 1:10 pm          LUNCH

1:10-1:55 pm               Work Package Presentations

1:55 – 2:10 pm            BREAK – Group photo

2:10 – 3:10 pm             Work Package Presentations/Other Discussions

3:10-4:10 pm               IAB Organizational Meeting and Formative Discussion (IAB) 
Members and NSF

4:10 – 4:20 pm             Review of Evening and Day 2 activities (Center Director)

4:20 – 5:00 pm             Tour/Demos (Kansas Wheat Innovation Center)

6:00 pm                        Social: Heavy Appetizers
                                     Bluemont Hotel, 1212 Bluemont Avenue, Manhattan, KS

 

Day 2: IAB & PIs Only

7:30 - 8:00 am            Arrival and Breakfast

8:00 – 9:00 am            LIFE FORM Review and Discussion (All participants - at IAB Discretion)

9:00 - 10:00 am          IAB Meeting (IAB Members and NSF)
(Project funding discussion)

10:00 - 10:30 am        IAB Report Out, Discussion (IAB, Center and site directors, NSF)

10:30 - 11:30 am        Action Items and Plans for Next Semiannual Meeting 
(IAB, Center and Site Directors & NSF)

11:30 - 11:40 am        Summary and Closing Remarks (Universities involved)

ADJOURN                   (Box lunches)


Travel information & logistics

Flights: 
Manhattan Regional Airport (MHK) - 7 miles from KWIC
Kansas City International Airport (MCI), Kansas City, MO – 130 miles from KWIC 

Lodging: 
We have a block of rooms reserved at the Bluemont Hotel under KSU Department of Plant Pathology. Reservations must be made by February 2nd to receive the reduced rate of $100 per night. 
Bluemont Hotel
1212 Bluemont Ave  |  Manhattan, KS 66502  |  785.473.7091