Program at a Glance

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Wednesday, 19 May 2021

DAY 1

12:00 - 1:30 PM ET

Welcome Plenary

Opening Remarks: Deidra R. Hodges, The University of Texas at El Paso, Associate Professor, Solar Energy, Energy Sustainability, Energy Harvesting, Photovoltaics and Radiation Detection

National Science Foundation Convergence Accelerator Program: Michael Pozmantier, Program Manager,  National Science Foundation

1:45 - 3:15 PM ET

Workshops #1 and #2 

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3:30 - 4:00 PM ET

Integration Breakouts

1:45 - 3:15 PM ET

Innovation, Convergence and Acceleration: Open-Mic

Join a live forum for sharing innovative solutions that will accelerate food security in extreme environments and food deserts through cross sector and cross-disciplinary partnerships.

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DAY 2

Thursday, 20 May 2021

12:00 - 1:30 PM ET

Convergence Panel Session #1  

1:45 - 3:15 PM ET

Workshops #3 and #4 

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1:45 - 4:00 PM ET

Lightning Talks

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3:30 - 4:00 PM ET

Integration Breakouts

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DAY 3

Friday, 21 May 2021

12:00 - 2:00 PM ET

Convergence Panel Session #2

2:15 - 3:15 PM ET

Teaming, Collaboration and Community

  • Deidra R. Hodges, The University of Texas at El Paso, Associate Professor, Solar Energy, Energy Sustainability, Energy Harvesting, Photovoltaics and Radiation Detection

  • İlkay Altıntaş, University of California San Diego: Chief Data Science Officer, San Diego Supercomputer Center / Founder & Director, WorDS Center of Excellence and WIFIRE Lab / Founding Fellow, Halicioglu Data Science Institute [view bio]

3:15 - 3:45 PM ET

Closing Ceremony 

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