Schedule at a Glance

 

 

Below are key ASTC 2018 events, as of April 24, subject to change. Please check back periodically for updates. The online conference program features detailed session, networking, and event listings; it will be updated throughout the spring and summer.

Thursday, September 27

9:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m. ASTC Diversity and Leadership Development Fellows Opening Session*

Friday, September 28

7:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Registration Open
8:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. ASTC Diversity and Leadership Development Fellows Workshop*
9:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m. Preconference ASTC Intensives^^
5:00–6:00 p.m. First-timers Welcome Reception^^
6:00–7:00 p.m. Welcome to Hartford Meet-ups

Saturday, September 29

7:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Registration Open
7:30–8:00 a.m. Meet and Greet Breakfast
8:00–10:00 a.m. Opening Plenary Session and Keynote with Ed Yong
10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open
11:15 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Concurrent Sessions
12:30–1:45 p.m. Networking Lunch in the Exhibit Hall
2:00–3:15 p.m. Concurrent Sessions/Poster Presentations
3:15–4:15 p.m. Exhibit Hall Refreshment Break
4:30–5:45 p.m. Concurrent Sessions
7:00–11:30 p.m. Saturday Night Party at the Connecticut Science Center^^

Sunday, September 30

7:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Registration Open
8:45–9:45 a.m. Networking Breakfast in the Exhibit Hall
9:00–10:00 a.m. Live Demonstration Hour in the Exhibit Hall
9:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open
10:15–11:30 a.m. Concurrent Sessions/Poster Presentations
11:45 a.m.–1:00 p.m. Alan J. Friedman Science Center Dialogues Luncheon
1:00–1:30 p.m. Networking Break in the Exhibit Hall
1:45–3:00 p.m. Concurrent Sessions
3:15–4:30 p.m. Concurrent Sessions
4:30–6:00 p.m. Networking Reception in the Exhibit Hall
5:30–7:00 p.m. ASTC Governing Members Appreciation Reception*
6:30–8:00 p.m. Chat and Chew Sessions

Monday, October 1

7:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m. Registration Open
8:00–9:00 a.m. Development Breakfast^^
9:15–10:30 a.m. Concurrent Sessions
10:45 a.m.–12:00 p.m. General Plenary Session, Keynote with Kumar Garg, and ASTC 2019 Preview
12:00–2:00 p.m. Lunch on Your Own
12:30 p.m.–2:00 p.m. CEO/Trustee Luncheon^^
2:30–3:45 p.m. Concurrent Sessions
4:15–5:30 p.m. Concurrent Sessions
6:30–8:00 p.m. Chat and Chew Sessions

Tuesday, October 2

9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Museum Experience Day
10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Big Screen Day

Please check back periodically for updates.

*For members and/or invited guests only
^^Denotes a paid and/or registration-required event