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Scheduled Events

Monday, November 10

Morning: Plenary Session in Century Ballroom B&C

 9:00: Introductory Remarks - Larry Page, Workshop Organizer

 9:15: Welcome - Doug Jones, Director, Florida Museum of Natural History

 9:30: Objectives of Workshop in Proposal to NSF - Larry Page

10:00: "100 things to do with an herbarium" - Vicki Funk, Smithsonian Institution

10:15: Break

10:30: "Unanticipated uses of museum specimems" - Lucinda McDade, Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia

11:00: "Maintaining support for herbaria in the 21st century" - Alan Prather, Michigan State University

11:20: "The imperiled state of university natural history collections and museums: Are we to blame?" - Michael Mares, Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History

Noon: Lunch in Albert's Restaurant

Afternoon: Plenary Session in Century Ballroom B&C

1:00: Overview of Related (Past and Planned) Workshops

1. "Unification of the collections community: Creating an integrated research tool" - Gustav Paulay, Florida Museum of Natural History

2. "Development of a national systematics infrastructure: A virtual instrument for the 21st century" - Darrel Frost, American Museum of Natural History

1:30: Reconsider Objectives of Workshop; Establish Organization for Afternoon Sessions

2:00: Breakout Session #1

2:30: Reconvene in Ballroom for reports from breakout

3:00: Break

3:15: Breakout Session #2

3:45: Reconvene in Ballroom for reports from breakout

4:15: Breakout Session #3

4:45: Reconvene in Ballroom for reports from breakout

6:00-8:00: Reception for all participants at Florida Museum of Natural History's Powell Hall.


Tuesday, November 11

Morning: Plenary Session in Century Ballroom B&C

 9:00: Review of Progress on Monday

 9:30: Breakout Session #4

10:00: Reconvene in Ballroom for reports from breakout

10:30 Break

10:45: Breakout Session #5

11:15: Reconvene in Ballroom for reports from breakout

Noon: Lunch in Albert's Restaurant

Afternoon: Meet briefly in Century Ballroom B&C

1:00: Breakout Session #6

1:30: Reconvene in Ballroom for reports from breakout

2:00: Breakout Session #7

2:30: Reconvene in Ballroom for reports from breakout

3:00 Break

3:15: Summarize Progress; Plan Remainder of Workshop

Evening: Dinner on your own - click here for a list of suggested restaurants. Cab fare up to $25/trip will be reimbursed. Albert's and Two-bit Lounge are open for dinner if you wish to stay in the hotel.


Wednesday, November 12

Morning: Plenary Session in Century Ballroom B&C

9:00: 1. Review progress, conclusions and recommendations
          2. Plan strategy for final reports
          3. Plan strategy for distributing reports and other information

Noon: Lunch in Albert's Restaurant




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