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Schedule at a Glance

The following schedule is subject to change (as of March 30, 2017); please check back for updates. 

SUNDAY, APRIL 9, 2017 
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Pre-conference Full Day Workshops
{pre-registration and additional fee required}
12:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Conference Registration Desk Open & Exhibitor Set-up
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Student Activity: Walking Tour of Downtown Baltimore's Inner Harbor
3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. US-IALE Executive Committee Meeting
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Welcome Social!
Join your colleagues to kick off the US-IALE 2017 Annual Meeting! Enjoy light hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar. 
MONDAY, APRIL 10,  2017
7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Conference Registration Desk Open
7:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast 
8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. PLENARY SESSION I
8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Poster Set-up
9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Coffee Break
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Concurrent Technical Sessions & Symposia 
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Student/Mentor Lunch & Attendee Lunch
1:40 p.m. - 5:20 p.m. Concurrent Technical Sessions & Symposia 
3:00 p.m. - 3:20 p.m. Coffee Break
5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Poster Session & Social
Check out the 60 posters in the Harborview Room and meet with the poster authors who will be available to answer your questions and discuss their work. Enjoy hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar.
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. NASA/MSU Dinner {Invitation only}
20th Anniversay of NASA-MSU Program
9:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. Offsite Student Social at Tir Na Nog Irish Pub
TUESDAY, APRIL 11, 2017   
7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Conference Registration Desk Open
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Landscape Ecology Editorial Board Meeting
7:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast
8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. PLENARY SESSION II
  • Awards Presentation: Recipients of the US-IALE Student Travel and Foreign Scholar Travel Awards
  • Keynote Presentation: Restoration at the Landscape Level — Ann Swanson, Chesapeake Bay Commission
9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Coffee Break
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Concurrent Technical Sessions & Symposia
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Lunch On Your Own
Explore nearby downtown Baltimore options; recommendations will be available at the registration desk.
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Half-day Concurrent Workshops
{pre-registration and additional fee required}
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Half-day Excursions
{pre-registration and additional fee required}
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Networking Reception "We'll Pick Up The Tab" Social 
Professionals can purchase drink tickets for random distribution to students at the social. To redeem their ticket, students must find who purchased the ticket and introduce themselves.
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. AWARDS BANQUET & KEYNOTE PRESENTATION
Master of Ceremonies: President, US-IALE - Ross Meentemeyer, North Carolina State University
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 12, 2017
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. US-IALE Executive Committee & General Business Meeting (members welcome)
7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Conference Registration Desk Open 
7:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast 
8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. PLENARY SESSION III & Announcement of Upcoming US-IALE Annual Meeting
9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Coffee Break
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Concurrent Technical Sessions & Symposia 
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Lunch On Your Own
Explore nearby downtown Baltimore options; recommendations will be available at the registration desk.
1:40 p.m. - 5:20 p.m. Concurrent Technical Sessions & Symposia 
3:00 p.m. - 3:20 p.m. Coffee Break 
Evening Dinner On Your Own
Explore Baltimore options; recommendations will be available at the registration desk.
THURSDAY, APRIL 13, 2017 
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Coffee
All Day  Full-day Excursions
{pre-registration and additional fee required}