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Program

Note: This is only a DRAFT Program so you have context for your travel requests and plans. Additional details are forthcoming.  


October 21, 2018, Sunday

1030-1330 Aquatic Commons Work Party – Imperial Botanical Beach Hotel

  • Aquatic Commons is a digital repository covering the marine, estuarine and freshwater environments. It is owned and managed by IAMSLIC and hosted by IODE (International Oceanographic Data and Information Exchange). At the work party, participants will learn how to submit a document to the repository and will contribute to the Aquatic Commons by making more submissions. Refreshments will be served. Details available here!

1330-1500 Executive Board Meeting I

1600-1800 Welcome Reception – Imperial Botanical Beach Hotel hosted by NaFIRRI


October 22, 2018, Monday

0830-0900 Registration, speaker setup (load presentations), exhibit set up, Guin Auction item collection

0900-0930 Official opening of the conference by Minister for Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF) Hon. Vincent Ssempijja

0930-1000 Keynote from local scientist/researcher

1000-1030 Tea/Coffee Break (Guin Auction Item Collection & Exhibit Set Up)

Session 1:

1030-1200 Library Updates: Challenges and Best Practices/Round Table Discussions – Library Trends

1200-1300 Lunch (Guin Auction Set Up/Exhibits)

Session 2:

1300-1330 Member Presentation

1330-1400 Member Presentation

1400-1430 Member Panel

1430-1500 Tea/ Coffee Break (Guin Auction Opens/Exhibits)

1500-1530 Member Presentation


Tuesday, October 23, 2018

0830-0900 Registration, speaker setup (load presentations)

0900-0930 Keynote from local scientist/researcher

0930-1000 Morning Tea/Coffee Break (early)

1000-1030 Exhibitor Presentation

1030-1130 IAMSLIC Business Meeting I

1130-1230 Lunch (early)

1230-1300 Gather/Travel

1300-1630 Field trip of lab, local ecosystem, and/or local institution


October 24, 2018, Wednesday

0830-0900 Registration, speaker setup (load presentations)

0900-0930 Keynote from local scientist/researcher

0930-1000 Member Presentation

1000-1030 Tea/Coffee Break (Guin Auction)

1030-1130 IAMSLIC Business Meeting II/Executive Board Panel

1130-1200 Member Presentation

1200-1300 Lunch

Session 3:

1300-1330 Member Presentation

1330-1400 Member Presentation

1400-1430 Member Presentation

1430-1500 Tea/Coffee Break (Guin Auction Closes)

1500-1530 Member Presentation

1530-1630 Executive Board Meeting II

1800-2000 Banquet – Imperial Royal Hotel (including entertainment from the local dance troupe (Kiika troupe) covering all the traditional dances of Uganda) generously hosted by Inter-Research.


October 25, 2018, Thursday

0830-0900 Registration, speaker setup (load presentations)

Session 4:

0900-0930 Member Presentation

0930-1000 Member Presentation

1000-1030 Morning Tea/Coffee Break

Session 5:

1030-1100 Member Presentation

1100-1130 Member Presentation

1130-1200 IAMSLIC 45: Welcome to Texas

1200-1300 Lunch/Committee meetings/Guin Auction pick up

1300-1700 AFRIAMSLIC Regional Meeting


October 26, 2018, Friday

Optional tour of Source of River Nile, Jinja, Bujagali Falls and boat cruise on Lake Victoria (lunch generously provided by NaFIRRI) .