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Program

Note: This is only a DRAFT Program so you have context for your travel requests and plans. Additional information is 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. More details coming soon!

1330-1500 Executive Board Meeting I

1600-1800 Welcome Reception – Imperial Botanical Beach Hotel

 

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

0930-1000 Keynote from local scientist/researcher

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

Session 1:

1030-1200 Library Updates: Challenges and Best Practices

 

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

Session 2:

1300-1330 Round Table Discussions – Library Trends

1330-1400 Round Table Discussions – Library Trends

1400-1430 Member Presentation/Panel

1430-1500 Break (Guin Auction Opens/Exhibits)

1500-1530 Member Presentation/Panel

 

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 Member Presentation/Exhibitor Presentation

1030-1130 IAMSLIC Business Meeting I

1130-1230 Lunch (early)

1230-1300 Gather/Travel

1300-1630 Tour of lab or local ecosystem (Possible locations and topics: Entebbe Wildlife Sanctuary https://uganda.wcs.org/Initiatives/Climate-Change.aspx – climate change simulations and modelling of species distributions; Entebbe Botanical Garden – Data Management Research and Plant Genetic Resources Centres http://www.pgrc.go.ug/; Uganda Wildlife Education Centre https://uwec.ug/ – Wetland Restoration; Uganda Reptiles Village)

 

October 24, 2018, Wednesday

0830-0900 Registration, speaker setup (load presentations)

0900-0930 Member Presentation

0930-1000 Keynote from local scientist/researcher

1000-1030 Morning Tea/Coffee Break (Guin Auction)

1030-1130 IAMSLIC Business Meeting II

1130-1200 Roundtable Discussions/Exhibitor Presentation

1200-1300 Lunch

Session 3:

1300-1330 Keynote from local scientist/researcher

1330-1400 Member Presentation/Panel

1400-1430 Member Presentation/Panel

1430-1500 Break (Guin Auction Closes)

1500-1530 Member Presentation/Exhibitor Presentation

1530-1630 Executive Board Meeting II

1800-2000 Banquet

 

October 25, 2018, Thursday

0830-0900 Registration, speaker setup (load presentations)

Session 4:

0900-0930 Keynote from local scientist/researcher

0930-1000 Member presentation/panel

1000-1030 Morning Tea/Coffee Break

Session 5:

1030-1100 Member presentation/panel

1100-1130 Member presentation/panel

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

Tour with local scientists to Source of River Nile, Jinja, Bujagali Falls and boat cruise on Lake Victoria.