2014 Preliminary Meeting Schedule

 Saturday, April 12

Arrive in Fairbanks, Alaska, and travel to Chena Hot Springs Resort (CHSR)


3 – 9 p.m. Registration, poster and exhibitor set up (Activitorium and Activity Center)

6 p.m. Informal group dinner (Arctic Chena Room, not included in the registration fee)


Sunday, April 13

7 - 10 a.m. Registration (Activitorium)

7:30-8:30 a.m. Breakfast (Activitorium)

8:30 a.m. Welcome and introductions of participants (Activitorium)

9 a.m. NCERA-101 business meeting (see separate agenda)

10 – 10:30 a.m. Break. View posters and visit the exhibitors (Activity Center)

10:30 a.m. NCERA-101 business meeting

Noon  Lunch (Activitorium)

1 p.m. Group photo

1:30 – 3 p.m. NCERA-101 business meeting

3 - 3:30 p.m. Break. View posters and visit the exhibitors (Activity Center)

3:30 – 5 p.m. Station reports and information exchange

6 p.m.  Welcome reception (Arctic Chena Room)

7 - 9 p.m. Dinner (Arctic Chena Room)

Welcome (UAF Chancellor Brian Rogers, Vice Provost Extension & Outreach Fred Schlutt, Interim Dean/Director Stephen Sparrow)

                       Mr. Bill Stevens, Athabascan fiddler, with Lisa Yeager accompanying on guitar

9 p.m. ASHS Growth Chamber and Controlled Environment Working Group Meeting (Activitorium)


Monday, April 14

7:30-8:30 a.m. Breakfast (Activitorium)

8:30-10 a.m. Station reports and information exchange (Activitorium)

10-10:30 a.m. Break. View posters and visit the exhibitors (Activity Center)

10:30-noon Station reports and information exchange

Noon Lunch (Activitorium)

                  Heather and Steve Brice, World Champion Ice Carvers

1:30 -5 p.m. Tour of the CHSR powerplant, ice museum, greenhouses, high tunnel and fodder plant

6:00 p.m. Dinner (Arctic Chena Room)

                       Student poster competition awards


Tuesday, April 15

7-8 a.m. Breakfast (Activitorium)

8:30 a.m. Travel to Fairbanks on tour bus (load your luggage on the bus)

10 a.m.  Morris Thompson Cultural and Visitors Center  

Opportunity to view the Exhibit: How we live - the people and the land

Noon Lunch (Big Daddy’s BBQ, 107 Wickersham Street, Fairbanks)

1:30 p.m. Tour the University of Alaska Fairbanks campus, reindeer research program, and greenhouses

6 p.m. All Alaska Grown Dinner (Pike’s Waterfront Lodge, The Binkley Room)


Annual Meeting adjourned


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