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Nanotechnology Science and Engineering Education (NSEE) Workshop September 28-30, 2003 Arlington, Virginia Agenda Sunday, Sept 28th The Hilton Garden Inn/Courthouse Plaza, Arlington, VA 5:00 Registration and Reception Cash bar and hors d’oeuvres 6:00 Welcome and Overview: Goals of NSEE and Purpose of the Workshop NSF Staff 7:00 Keynote: Overview and Perspective of Nanotechnology Professor Chad Mirkin, Nanoscale Science and Engineering Center, Northwestern University: Dinner on your own Monday, Sept. 29th The National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA 8:00 Continental Breakfast 8:30 Nanotechnology Research Centers Miriam Rafailovich, State University of New York, Stony Brook 9:15 Centers for Learning and Teaching Richard Duschl, King’s College, London 10:00 Coffee Break 10:15 Panel discussion on Centers (with the two speakers and other Center directors) 11:15 Breakout sessions Questions to Discuss: What can be accomplished in the NSEE Centers for Learning and Teaching (NCLT)? What would be the range of NCLT activities? What is the nature of NCLT partners? What are the challenges for NCLTs? 12:15 Lunch break with continued small group discussions 1:45 Panel on goals of the Informal Science Education (NISE), Instructional Materials Development (NIMD), and Nanotechnology Undergraduate Education (NUE) components of NSEE. 3:30 Breakout session Questions to Discuss: What can be accomplished? What are the challenges? What is the nature of potential partnerships? 4:30 Poster Session and time for interaction Dinner on your own September 30, 2003 The National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA 8:00 Continental breakfast 8:30 NSEE Evaluation 9:30 NSF Panel---Discussion with NSF program directors on proposal preparation and review. 10:15 Break 10:30 Panel on Partnerships (e.g., issues in forming partners) 11:30 Meeting adjourns A block of 85 rooms (at the government rate of $149 per night, plus tax) has been reserved, at the Hilton Garden Inn/Courthouse Plaza, 1333 North Courthouse Road, Arlington, VA 22201, a few blocks from the Courthouse Metro subway stop. In order to obtain one of these rooms call (703) 528-4444 and ask for a room in the block reserved under NSF NSEE Workshop. The Hilton Arlington and Towers, telephone (703) 528-6000, and the Holiday Inn Arlington at Ballston, telephone (703) 243-9800, are near NSF. Participants may contact one of these hotels for availability and rates.
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