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AAS 2024 Tentative Schedule

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Friday, April 5, 2024

Time                               Event Name Location
10 a.m. - Noon Executive AAS Committee Meeting Campus Center: Room 126
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Networking with Vendors
Refreshments and Snacks

Campus Center: Outside Reynolds Room

12:30-1:30 p.m.

Welcome and Opening Address

Opening Remarks:

  • George McGill, Fort Smith Mayor
  • Dr. Terisa Riley, UAFS Chancellor
  • Dr. Shadow Robinson, UAFS Provost

Campus Center: Reynolds Room

1:30 p.m. - 2 p.m. 

Short Break


2-5 p.m.

Oral Presentations

Campus Center: 129AB

Math-Science: MS101, MS104, MS304, MS306

5 - 6:30 p.m.

BREAK: Hotel Check-In


6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Dinner Banquet
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Douglas Rhoads "Evolution of a 50-year Research Career: The Ramblings and Pursuits of a MoBi Jedi Knight"

Campus Center: Reynolds Room

8:30 p.m. -10 p.m.

Dessert and Cocktail Social and Entertainment

Bakery District: Rooms 101 & 105

** The Bakery District is located in at 70 South 7th Street in downtown Fort Smith, Arkansas. Click here for Google Map directions to the Bakery District

Saturday, April 6, 2024

Time                                        Event Location
7:30 - 8:30 a.m. Setup: Poster Presentation Stubblefield Center
7:30-9 a.m. Registration
Breakfast (includes refreshments) - yogurt, fruit, eggs, bacon, and biscuits
Campus Center: Outside Reynolds Room
9-10 a.m.

Welcome and Opening Address

Keynote: Dr. Douglas Rhoads
"Molecular Genomic Analyses of Enterococcus cecorum From Sepsis Outbreaks in Broilers?

Campus Center: Reynolds Room
10 a.m. - 10:20 a.m. Short Break  
10:20 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. Poster Session A: Even numbered posters Stubblefield Center: 2nd Floor
11:15 a.m. - 12:10 p.m. Poster Session B: Odd numbered posters Stubblefield Center: 2nd Floor
11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Campus Tours Tours begin at the UAFS Clock Tower at 11:15 a.m. and 11:45 a.m.
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Business Meeting & Closing Campus Center: Reynolds Room