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Planning Meeting

Objective: Industrial partners and researchers from each university will meet to finalize membership agreement, refine projects, formalize their membership and network.

Date: September 26-27, 2017

Location: UMass Lowell Inn and Conference Center
50 Warren St, Lowell, MA 01852

With your registration breakfast and lunch is included along with dinner on Tuesday, September 26.

Registration Closed

Tentative Agenda

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

TimeAgenda Item
7:30-8:15 a.m.Registration, Breakfast, and Networking
8:15-8:30 a.m.Welcome (Directors, Administration)
8:30-9:15 a.m.Vision, Capabilities and Value Proposition of Center (Directors)
9:15-10:15 a.m.NSF I/UCRC Presentation (I/UCRC Program Director and Evaluator)
10:15-10:30 a.m.Break
10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.Project Proposals (6)
12:30-1:30 p.m.Lunch
1:30-3:30 p.m.Project Proposals (6)
3:30-3:45 p.m.Break
3:45-4:45 p.m.Industry Workshop – Needs Analysis
4:45-5 p.m.Review and Day 2 Overview
5:30-6:30 p.m.Poster Session and light refreshments – Dinner in Alumni

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

TimeAgenda Item
7:30-8 a.m.Arrival and Breakfast
8-9:30 a.m.LIFE FORM review and discussion
9:30-10:15 a.m.Center response to Industry Workshop and LIFE FORM results
10:15-10:30 a.m.Break
10:30-11:15 a.m.NSF closed session with Industry
11:15-11:45 a.m.Next steps, action items, and closure