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Research Forum Committee Midwinter 2014 Agenda

EBSS Research Forum Committee

Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at 11:00 AM

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1. Recruit volunteers to:

§  Write acceptance and rejection emails (we have versions used in previous years)

§  Create flyers for the forum

§  Arrive early to help set up

§  Take pictures of the forum

§  Write a report of the forum for the EBSS Newsletter

2. Review timeline

§  Proposals due Friday, February 14, 2014

§  Second virtual meeting week of March 3-7

-        Review and select proposals

-        Update on the session (time, length of forum; room assignment)

-        Promotion and advertising (write ad/handout, send to listservs, create poster)

-        Discussion of forum format; welcomes, introductions, speakers, etc.

-        Volunteer needed for presentation liaison (gather info for forum ad/handout, ask presenters about requirements – outlets, table?)

3. Current Status of Proposals           

§  Number of proposals so far

§  Additional promotion needed?

4. Additional Business/Wrap-up


5. Adjourn