- About LIKES
- Workshop 1: SCU, 2007
- Workshop 2: NC A&T
- Workshop 3: VT, 2008
- Workshop 4: Villanova
- Workshop 5: VT, 2009
- Workshop 6: Durham, 2010
Virginia Tech (VT) Workshop
The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center, Blacksburg, VA
For a complete schedule (PDF format), click here.
THURSDAY Oct. 30 (Drillfield Room)
6:30-8:30 pm - Reception.
FRIDAY Oct. 31 (Main Room: Solitude)
8:00-8:30 am – Registration and Breakfast
8:30-9:30 am - Welcome and introduction to LIKES
Introduction of the LIKES vision, mission, and goals – 5 minutes (Ed Fox).
Workshop 1 report (Wingyan Chung) – 10 minutes.
Workshop 2 report (Ed Carr) – 10 minutes.
Example of applied computing concepts (Carlos Evia) – 10 minutes.
Description of goals and process for Workshop 3 (Steve Sheetz/Ed Fox) – 5 minutes.
Group discussion of goals and process (Steve Sheetz/Ed Fox) – 20 minutes.
9:30-11:00 am – Breakout Session 1: Baseline discussion of tools by discipline.
Breakout rooms: New River, Draper's Meadow, Ellett Valley, and Huckleberry.
11:00 am-12:30 pm – Keynote Speech 1 (in Alumni Assembly Hall)
Dr. Hsinchun Chen, McClelland Professor of MIS at the University of Arizona.
12:30-1:15 pm – Lunch
1:30-3:00 pm – Breakout Session 2: Identifying Grand Challenges.
3:00-3:30 pm - Tea break
3:30-5:30 pm – Group Session 1: Learning the grand challenges from the disciplines.
6:00-8:00 pm – Dinner at India Garden.
SATURDAY Nov. 1 (Main Room: Solitude)
8:00-8:30 am - Breakfast
8:30-9:15 am – Group Session 2: Introduction and summary from Friday.
(Grand challenges summary by discipline can be downloaded in PowerPoint or Acrobat format).
9:15-10:45 am - Breakout Session 3: What parts of the grand challenge would you present to your campus community?
Breakout rooms: Solitude and Alumni Assembly Hall
10:45-11:30 pm - Tea break
11:30-12:30 pm – Keynote Speech 2 (in Alumni Assembly Hall)
Dr. Robert M. Panoff, founder and Executive Director of The Shodor Education Foundation, Inc.
12:30-1:30 pm – Lunch Latham Ballroom
1:30-3:00 pm – Group session 2: Panel discussion on different campus approaches.
3:00-3:15 pm - Tea break
3:15-5:15 pm - Concluding session
5:45-8:00 pm - Dinner at Bogen's.