From: Faculty and Research E-Memo (memofrom@Colorado.EDU)
Date: Fri Mar 18 2011 - 18:16:50 MDT
Date: Fri, 18 Mar 2011 18:16:50 -0600 (MDT) From: Faculty and Research E-Memo <memofrom@Colorado.EDU> Subject: Register Now for Interdisciplinary Symposium on March 28th-29th
TO: Boulder Campus Teaching & Research Faculty,
Deans, Directors, Dept Chairs
FROM: Thomas Cech, Director, Colorado Initiative in Molecular Biotechnology
SENDER: Melanie R. Roberts
DATE: March 18, 2011
SUBJECT: Register Now for Interdisciplinary Symposium on March 28th-29th
We cordially invite the University of Colorado community to join us for a
Science on FIRE: Facilitating Interdisciplinary Research and Education
March 28th, 2011. 5:00pm - 9:00pm, St. Julien Hotel, Boulder
March 29th, 2011. 8:00am - 5:30pm, University of Colorado, Wolf Law Building
March 29th, 2011. 6:00pm - 7:00pm, (closing reception), St. Julien Hotel
Presented by the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the
Colorado Initiative in Molecular Biotechnology
The FIRE Symposium will convene many of the nation's leaders in
interdisciplinary science, with a primary focus on the biosciences, to define
best practices to support current and future interdisciplinary research and
education programs across the country.
Topics include organizational design and management of interdisciplinary
programs, interdisciplinary funding, mutual implications of interdisciplinary
and disciplinary research, and interdisciplinary education. Proceedings from
the FIRE Symposium will be made freely available as the "Practical Guide to the
Organization of Interdisciplinary Research and Education Programs."
Agenda, Speakers, and Registration: Please see http://firesymposium.colorado.edu.
REGISTRATION: Registration is $150 until March 21st and $200 thereafter.
Includes food on both days.
Audience participation: Please bring a wireless device to contribute comments and
suggestions during the symposium.
Questions? Please contact us at FIREsymposium@colorado.edu
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