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Border Solutions Alliance

UC San Diego Workshop June 5-7, 2019

Wednesday, June 5, 2019 Agenda (Open to the Public)

1:00 - 1:15 p.m. | Opening Remarks

  • Sandra A. Brown, Vice Chancellor of Research, UC San Diego

1:15 - 1:45 p.m. | Advanced Manufacturing and Digital Services Roundtable

  • Moderated by Olivia Graeve, Director, CaliBaja Center for Resilient Materials & Systems, UC San Diego

1:45 - 2:15 p.m. | Intelligent Mobility and Safe Borders Roundtable

  • Moderated by Todd Hylton, Executive Director, Electrical and Computer Engineering, UC San Diego

2:15 - 2:45 p.m. | Urban-Rural Resilience Roundtable

  • Moderated by Keith Pezzoli, Director, Urban Studies and Planning, UC San Diego

2:45 - 3:00 p.m. | Coffee Break

3:00 - 3:45 p.m. | Armchair Conversation: Developing a Socially Engaged Cross-Border STEM Talent Pipeline

  • Chaitan Baru, Senior Advisor, Data Science Research Initiatives, UC San Diego
  • Catherine Cramer, Manager of Industry Engagement, Data Science Center, Columbia University
  • Moderated by Michael Kleeman, Senior Fellow, School of Global Policy and Strategy, UC San Diego

3:45 - 4:00 p.m. | Closing Remarks

  • Miroslav Krstic, Senior Associate Vice Chancellor for Research, UC San Diego

4:00 - 5:00 p.m. | Reception

Thursday, June 6, 2019 Agenda (Closed Door)

7:15 - 8:30 a.m. | Travel to Universidad Autónoma de Baja California, Tijuana Campus  

8:30 - 9:00 a.m. | Breakfast and Registration 

9:00 - 9:30 a.m. | Opening Remarks and Charge for the Day 

9:30 - 11:00 a.m. | Community-led Breakout Sessions - Explaining Challenges 

11:00 - 11:30 a.m. | Coffee Break 

11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. | Breakout Sessions - Identifying Tools 

1:00 - 2:00 p.m. | Working Lunch - Defining Solutions: Proposals for Multidisciplinary Team Science Initiatives 

2:00 - 2:30 p.m. | Travel to Thermo Fisher Scientific Offices

2:30 - 4:30 p.m. | iTijuana Talent Pipeline Project Presentations and Reception

  • 2:45 - 2:55 p.m. - Opening Remarks
  • 2:55 - 3:25 p.m. - Student Experiences Panel
  • 3:25 - 3:40 p.m. - Award Presentation
  • 3:40 - 3:55 p.m. - Keynote
  • 3:55 - 4:00 p.m. - Closing Remarks

4:30 - 6:00 p.m. | Return to San Diego

Friday, June 7, 2019 Agenda (Closed Door)

8:30 - 9:00 a.m. | Breakfast  

9:00 - 11:30 a.m. | Presentation of Proposed Initiatives 

11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. | Closing Remarks and Next Steps

Travel Information

Attendees must bring a valid passport for travel to Mexico

  • Attendees will need to book their own airfare (up to $400 per person) so that they arrive by noon on the first day of the workshop (June 5 for San Diego). If you are driving, contact Devon Tolliver for more information on reimbursement at dntolliver@ucsd.edu
  • Attendees will need to arrange their own transportation (up to $75) to/from the workshop hotels.
    • San Diego - Marriott La Jolla, 4240 La Jolla Village Dr, La Jolla, CA 92037
  • Attendees will NOT arrange lodging. Workshop organizers have arranged room blocks for attendees. Attendees will need to have a credit card at check-in for incidentals only. Lodging will be covered for two nights (San Diego – June 5 & 6).
  • The following meals will be arranged by workshop organizers
    • Day one - afternoon break and reception
    • Day two - breakfast, breaks, lunch
    • Day three - breakfast and lunch
    • Other meals during travel will not be covered. Travelers should not submit any receipts for meals.
  • A UC San Diego staff member will be attending the first day of each workshop to register travelers into the UC San Diego system. After the workshops, travelers will need to email scans of all receipts to UC San Diego for reimbursement.

Registration

If you would like to attend the opening session, please click on the button below to register

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