Everyone who submitted an abstract has been contacted by email. Each accepted abstract was grouped into one of 18 thematic sessions, with panels running 1.5 hours. A poster session will also be offered during the lunch hour on Friday.
On Wednesday, the keynote will take place at the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Thursday and Friday, the Aging Studies Institute will host the keynote speaker at 312 Lyman Hall. All panels and the poster session will be held at Schine Student Center on the third floor, rooms 304 ABC. A map has been included on the conference website under the link Getting Around Syracuse University.
The cost of the 4 day program totals $375 including all meals on Thursday and Friday, and a continental breakfast on Saturday. For an additional $50 an optional excursion will be offered Saturday, June 6 to visit the world famous Corning Museum of Glass in Corning, NY. A boxed lunch will be provided on the trip. The bus ride is about two hours, we will depart at 1:00 pm on Saturday and arrive in Corning at 3:00. We will start at the CMOG with a guided tour that includes glass blowing and a stop at their gift shop. Following the CMOG, we will board the bus for the center of town to the Gaffer District where you are on your own to eat, shop or just relax. It is estimated that we will return back to Syracuse that evening by 9:00 p.m. Below is a summary of our preliminary conference program. Registration will close April 15, 2015.
Revised Conference Program Revised 060315 here
3:00-4:00 p.m. Registration and Conference Kickoff
4:00-5:00 p.m. Welcome – Dean James Steinberg,
8:30-9:45 a.m. Welcome – Associate Dean, Deborah Monahan,
11:45-1:00 p.m. Boxed Lunch and Poster Session
1:15-2:45 p.m. Presentations in three concurrent panels.
2:45-3:30 p.m. On your own time.
3:45-4:00 p.m. Board Bus at the Sheraton Hotel to depart for dinner at the Sherwood Inn, in Skaneateles, NY.
5:00-6:00 p.m. Free time to walk through town, visit the local shops and enjoy the lake before dinner.
6:00-8:00 p.m. Dinner at the Sherwood Inn.