Program Overview

 

GLEON 2022 All Hands' Meeting Program Overview

 
In response to feedback, the GLEON 2022 Program Committee has extended the meeting program to begin earlier with a student-only activity and dinner on Saturday evening, workshops on Sunday, and the main beginning on Monday (instead of Tuesday) and continuing through Thursday. This change is to allow more time for working group and ad hoc group meeting time and a group excursion.
 
Space is available if you are part of a working group or team that wants to meet at the conference sites before the meeting begins or reserve a cottage with multiple bedrooms and shared bathrooms during the meeting. If this applies to your group, please let the site host, Dr. Kevin Rose, know about this as soon as possible. 
 
Friday, 28 October
  • Arrival for Planning committee, Steering Committee, other individuals and groups as needed.
  • Individuals can also arrive earlier in the week if interested, but should contact site host Dr. Kevin Rose ahead of time.
Saturday, 29 October
  • Travel day for students and workshop attendees
  • Steering Committee meeting
  • Registration
  • GLEON Student Association (GSA) dinner and student-only activity
  • Dinner for other early arrivals
Sunday, 30 October 
  • Travel day for all other attendees not attending workshops
  • Registration
  • Workshops
  • Working Group Facilitation Training (open to all attendees)
  • Dinner
  • Evening mixer and Introduction to GLEON
Monday, 31 October
  • Opening Plenary
  • Working Group Meetings
  • Poster Session I & Mixer
  • Evening Plenary presentation: "Spooky Limnology"
  • Evening Halloween activity
Tuesday, 1 November
  • Working Group and Ad hoc group meetings
  • New sites and site news "lightning" presentations
  • Poster Session II
  • Evening Non-academic careers panel discussion
  • Evening ice cream social and mixer
Wednesday, 2 November
  • Working Group and Ad hoc group meetings
  • World Café organized by the Committee on inClusive Collaboration (CCC)
  • Tentative: Lake George steamboat dinner cruise with a guide
  • Tentative: Adirondack Cultural activity
Thursday, 3 November
  • Working Group and Ad hoc group meetings and report back
  • Steering Committee report back
  • Next GLEON meeting presentation
  • Meeting evaluation survey
  • Tentative: Darrin Fresh Water Institute & Jefferson Project tour (optional) or afternoon unstructured time/YMCA activities
  • Dinner
  • Evening mixer/social
Friday, 4 November
  • All-day Excursion to Lake Champlain
  • Local activities on own, including nearby hiking options and activities on the grounds at Silver Bay YMCA
  • Departures for those not participating in excusions or activities
  • Dinner at Silver Bay for those not departing
Saturday, 5 November
  • Remaining departures

Excursions and Boat Cruise

  • Lake George Boat Cruise - On the evening of Wednesday, November 2nd, meeting hosts are organizing an afternoon/evening cruise and dinner aboard a large boat on Lake George. Meeting organizers are hoping to defray the expenses of this event with meeting sponsorships but need to get an estimated head count.
  • Visit to Darrin Fresh Water Institute - A 2-3 hour visit to the Darrin Fresh Water Institute is planned for Thursday afternoon, November 3rd. The Darrin Fresh Water Institute is a field station of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and located about 20 minutes from Silver Bay YMCA. Visitors will be given a tour of the facilities and an introduction to the science and technology associated with the Jefferson Project, which is a partnership between Rensselaer, the Lake George Association (the oldest lake association in the country), and IBM Research. This visit is free and snacks/drinks will be provided. Space is limited.
  • Excursion to Lake Champlain - An all-day excursion to Burlington, VT on Lake Champlain is being planned for Friday, November 4th to visit the Rubenstein Ecosystem Science Laboratory at the Leahy Center, tour and ride on UVM’s new hybrid research vessel on Lake Champlain, and visit to Church Street Marketplace in Burlington. Limited space is available, so this will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis. If interested in attending the excursion, you should plan outbound airline travel for Saturday, Nov. 5th (or later).

Updated: 20 September 2022

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