Tentative Schedule for MEEC 2017

Please use this tentative schedule to plan your travel arrangements. Individual presentation times will not be assigned until after registration has closed.

Friday March 17th
Time Activity  
6:30pm-8:30pm Check-in at registration table (location TBD)
Poster drop-off
 

7:30pm – 8:30pm

Pizza Mixer ($5 fee during registration, location TBD)
 
Saturday March 18th
Time Activity  
7:00am – 9:00am Check-in at registration table (Illini Union)
Poster drop-off
 

9:00am

Plenary #1 – Jack Gilbert
 

Morning

Oral Presentation Sessions
 

Lunch

Included with registration fee (Illini Union)
 

Afternoon

Oral Presentation Sessions
Professional Development Panels
 

5:00pm – 7:00pm

Poster Session (Illini Union)
Raffle  
Evening  

Break for Dinner (There will be sign-up sheets for reservations at various restaurants at check-in)

Bar Crawl  
 
Sunday March 19th
Time Activity  
8:00am – 9:00am Check-in at registration table (Illini Union)
 

9:00am

Plenary #2 – Corrie Moreau
 

Morning

Oral Presentation Sessions
 

Late Morning/Early Afternoon

Field Trips

Plenary Speakers!

We are pleased to announce our plenary speakers for MEEC 2017!

Dr. Jack Gilbert
Institute for Genomic and Systems Biology, Argonne National Laboratory
Department of Ecology and Evolution, University of Chicago
https://www.anl.gov/person/jack-gilbert
https://microbiome.uchicago.edu/directory/jack-gilbert

Dr. Corrie Moreau
Department of Science and Education, Field Museum of Natural History
Committee on Evolutionary Biology, University of Chicago
http://moreaulab.org/corrie-moreau/
https://microbiome.uchicago.edu/directory/corrie-moreau