Women's Symposium | Schedule

Women in Antarctica

 

Schedule

Symposium Agenda
A Celebration of Women in Antarctica: 50th Anniversary of OSU Expedition
Wed. thru Friday, October 16 – 18, 2019

Wednesday, October 16

7:00pm – 9:00pm

Icebreaker and registration @ Staybridge Suites, 3125 Olentangy River Road

 

at 7:30pm the 2019 Goldthwait Polar Medal will be awarded to Dr. Julie Palais

Thursday, October 17

8:00am

Registration and Coffee

Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center, 2nd floor registration table and outside of the auditorium (Rm. 240) 1090 Carmack Road

8:30am

Welcome: Ian Howat, Director of the Byrd Center

 

8:45am-9:45am

Session 1    Thank you Lois Jones

8:45-9:15

 

 

 

Julie PalaisFollowing in the Footsteps of Lois Jones: Looking Back on 40 years of involvement with the U.S. Antarctic Program

 

9:15-9:45

 

 

 

Kelly FalknerCelebrating Change in Polar Science and Science Support

 

9:45-10:00

Break, refreshments

10:00-12:00pm

Session 2    Pioneering Women

10:00-10:30

Karen Ronne TupekAntarctica’s First Lady

10:30-11:00

Claire ParkinsonFrom Field Work on Deception Island to a 40-year Satellite Record of Polar Sea Ice

11:00-11:30

Rosie AskinA Journey into the Transantarctic Mountains

11:30-12:00

Ellen Mosley-ThompsonTiming is Everything: From Antarctica to Greenland and Back

12:00-1:00pm

Lunch – 1st floor of Scott Hall, Rooms 176, 177, and front porch of Scott Hall if weather permits

1:00-1:45pm

Session 3    Keynote Speaker

Terry Tickhill Terrell - Once Upon a Time in a Faraway Land

 

Introduction of Terry by Ellen Mosley-Thompson

1:45-3:45pm

Session 4    The Brains and Brawn behind the U.S. Antarctic Program

1:45-2:15

Jessie CrainMothers in Antarctica

2:15-2:45

Liz Kauffman - Women Leading Scientific Support at the Bottom of the World

2:45-3:15

Jill FerrisAchieving Gender Equality in the U.S. Polar Programs Contractor Workforce, and some of the women who paved the way

3:15-3:45

Julie Mueller - IVs on Ice

3:45-4:00

Break - refreshments outside auditorium

4:00-5:30pm

Session 5    (Science for All and All for Science)

4:00-4:30

Kathy Welch - Long term science in the dry valleys, and the impact of Jones and Faure

4:30-5:00

Melisa Diaz - Pink Gloves in the Transantarctic Mountains

5:00-5:30

Terry Wilson - Becoming a Polar Geoscientist: Early Adventures at the tip of South America

5:30

Close for the day

6:30-10:00pm

Banquet and dinner with speaker at Staybridge Suites, 3125 Olentangy River Road

Banquet Speaker is Morgan Seag - Looking Back, Looking Forward: the past, present and future of women on the ice

Friday, October 18

8:45am

Welcome by OSU Provost Bruce McPheron

9:00-9:45am

Session 6    Keynote Speaker

Eileen McSaveney - The Only Tent with Curtains in the Antarctic

Introduction by Laura Kissel

9:45-10:00am

Break, Refreshments

10:00-11:30am

Session 7    Panel Discussion: Polar Research in the #metoo Era: Gender Balance, Diversity and Sexism in the Antarctic.

Panel Moderator – Mary Albert

Panelists: Amy Leventer, Gretchen Hofmann, Amelia Shevenell, & Marilyn Raphael

Panel Introductions and then moderator will introduce topic. Audience will have opportunity to ask questions in advance of the session via notecards or other format.

11:30-12:30pm

Lunch, - 1st floor Scott Hall, Rooms 176, 177, and front porch of Scott Hall if weather permits

12:30-1:30pm

Session 8    Learning and Teaching

12:30-1:00pm

Carol Landis - Making Connections: Scientists, Teachers & Students

1:00-1:30pm

Lindsey McIntosh-Lin - Polar Research and Exploration through the Eyes of a Child

1:30-1:45pm

Break

1:45-2:00pm

Thank you/Wrap up before final session – Ian Howat, Director, Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center

2:00-3:30pm

Session 9    Workshop and Concurrent Poster Session

Generate Excitement about your work: Use of Photography, Videography and prose for engaging storytelling (Rm. 240 Scott Hall). Join us for this exciting interactive session led by Byrd media specialist Pamela Theodotou and facilitated by other conference presenters (Cervenec, Diaz, Landis, McIntosh-Lin). Appropriate for all attendees, the workshop includes an interactive activity.

Poster Session in Rooms 176 and 177 Scott Hall.

3:30-5:00pm

Tours of Byrd Center, please meet in Room 177 Scott Hall

5:00pm

End of Symposium

 

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