April 18th, 2013
|08:30am – 09:30am
Registration & ReceptionDelegates are welcome to join us from 08:30am to register, confirm their session bookings and enjoy some refreshments ahead of the opening keynote.
|09:30am – 10:20am
Welcome & Keynote SpeakerProfessor Scott Davidson, Deputy Vice Chancellor will welcome all delegates to the conference, followed by our Keynote speech by Distinguished Professor Stephen McKay: “A Craft of Research: A View from the Social Sciences”.
|10:30am – 11:15am
A collection of 15 minute presentations and performances from students.
|Morning Break – Get a coffee or tea and a snack at your leisure.|
|11:45am – 12:30pm
A second round of student-led 15 minute presentations.
|12:30pm – 1:30pm
Lunch – Grab some lunch, our compliments! Be sure to network, relax and take a look at the posters and exhibits on display.
|1:30pm – 2:00pm
An interactive networking session, providing an opportunity for you to meet other delegates from across different disciplines.
|2:00pm – 2:25pm
An opportunity to browse through the research posters on display, ask questions to those presenting and cast your vote on which poster you feel is best.
|Afternoon Break – Grab another drink and get fuelled up for the afternoon.|
The Postgraduate Experience
|4:00pm – 4:30pm
Best of the DayThe best of presentations from the day, as voted for by conference delegates, will present their work once again.
|4:30pm – 5:00pm
Q&A Panel Discussion — The Spirit of Research & the Postgraduate ExperienceA question and answer panel, consisting of Head of the College of Science, Pro Vice Chancellor — Professor Andrew Hunter, Dean of Research — Dr Lisa Mooney, Students’ Union Academic Affairs Officer — Wesley Wells and Postgraduate Student — Claire Markham. Director of The Graduate School, Professor Mike Neary will chair the session, taking pre-prepared questions from the audience. Please note: Q&A question sheets can be found in your delegate pack.
Thank You & Goodbye