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Conference Program

Click here to access the Idaho Conference on Undergraduate Research (ICUR) 2016 booklet. The booklet includes the conference program and the poster abstracts.

Regularly updated – Please check back often for updates.

WEDNESDAY, July 26, 2017


8:00AM-9:00AM
REGISTRATION OPENS: Simplot Ballroom Lobby

Poster Set-Up: Preparing for the Undergraduate Poster Session/Snacks
Student Union Building, Simplot Ballroom


9:00AM-9:25AM
OPENING CEREMONY & Breakfast
Dr. David Hill, Idaho State Board of Education
Student Union Building, Jordan D Ballroom


9:25AM-10:15AM
KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Your Idaho Opportunity
Megan Ronk, Director, Idaho Department of Commerce
Student Union Building, Jordan D Ballroom


10:15AM-10:30AM
Break


10:30AM-12:00PM  (CONCURRENT SESSIONS)
Graduate Panel: Getting Into Graduate School

Tammi Vacha-Haase, Boise State University
Jessica Economy, Boise State University

Claire Ostwald, Boise State University
Jen Schneider, Boise State University

Student Union Building, Bishop Barnwell

Industry Panel: How to Find and Succeed in Your First Job
Nancy Johnston, Lewis-Clark State College
Leigh Latta, Lewis-Clark State College
Jeffrey L. Greene, St. Luke’s Health System
Bill Connors, Boise Metro Chamber

Krissa Wrigley, AppDetex
Student Union Building, Lookout Room


12:00PM-2:00PM
STUDENT RESEARCH FAIR: POSTER PRESENTATIONS &  Buffet Lunch
Student Union Building, Simplot Ballroom


2:00PM-2:15PM
Break


2:15PM-3:45PM
Empowering Student to Become Advocates of Change
Boise State Ethos Project
Student Union Building, Bishop Barnwell 

Lightning Talks
Brian Jackson, Boise State University
Alicia Garza, Boise State University
Nancy Glenn, Boise State University
Sole Pera, Boise State University

Charles Peterson, Idaho State University
Julie Straight, Northwest Nazarene University

Student Union Building, Lookout Room


3:45PM-4:00PM
Break


4:15PM-5:15PM (CONCURRENT SESSIONS)
Basque Block Tour
John Bieter,  Boise State University
611 W Grove Street

Boise Art Museum Talk & Tour
Melanie Fales, Boise Art Museum
670 Julia Davis Drive

Computer Science Building Talk & Tour
Casey Kennington, Boise State University 
777 West Main Street


5:30PM
Dinner on your own- check out Alive after Five on the Grove
(https://www.facebook.com/aliveafterfiveboise/)

THURSDAY, July 27, 2017


8:00AM-9:00AM
REGISTRATION: Simplot Ballroom Lobby
Poster Set-Up: Preparing for the Undergraduate Poster Session/Snacks
Student Union Building, Simplot Ballroom


9:00AM-10:00AM
KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Undergraduate Research: Making your Successes (and Failures!) Count
Robin Woods, President, Alturas Analytics, Inc. 
Student Union Building, Jordan D Ballroom


10:00AM-10:15AM
Break


10:15AM-11:15AM (CONCURRENT SESSIONS)
Developing an Online Professional Persona
Jeff Christensen, Idaho State University
Student Union Building, Bishop Barnwell

Professional Networking: How to Do It
Jason Nilson, TEK Systems
Amanda Wallace, TEK Systems

Student Union Building, Lookout Room


11:15AM-11:30AM
Break


11:30AM-1:30PM
STUDENT RESEARCH FAIR: POSTER PRESENTATIONS &  Buffet Lunch
Student Union Building, Simplot Ballroom


12:30PM-1:30PM
Idaho Diversity Network Meeting
Sarah Penney, Idaho NSF EPSCoR
*Invitation Only


1:30PM-1:45PM
Break


1:45PM-2:45PM (CONCURRENT SESSIONS)
Funding Graduate School
Liljana Babinkostova, Boise State University
Emily Jones, Boise State University

Student Union Building, Bishop Barnwell

Mentoring Practices for Students & Faculty
Catherine Bates, Boise State University
Student Union Building, Lookout Room


2:50PM
Closing Ceremony
Andrew Finstuen, Boise State University
Rachel Gallina, Boise State University
Student Union Building, Jordan D Ballroom


3:30PM
Planning Committee Business Meeting

 

Contact Us

For any questions, please contact us at icur@boisestate.edu.