Program

2021 NCKMS Symposium Schedule

The following rough schedule is for planning purposes.  More details will be added as we move closer to the actual event dates.

Saturday‒Sunday  
All day Pre-Symposium field trips
Monday-Friday  
All day Exhibits and Vendors at the San Marcos Activity Center
Monday  
7:30 am Registration opens
All day workshops (currently unscheduled) — requires separate registration (see registration form)
4:00 pm Meeting of the Steering Committee
5:00 pm meet-and-greet Social at Meadows Center and glass-bottom boat rides on Spring Lake
Tuesday  
All Day Poster viewing
7:30 am Registration opens
8:30 am Welcome and introductions by Coordinator and Chair; announcements
9:00 am Sessions with refreshment break
Noon Lunch
1:30 pm Sessions with refreshment break
6:00 pm Howdy Party and cave tours at Natural Bridge Caverns
Wednesday  
9:00 am Field Trip(s) — all day
7:00 Lightning Talks, venue TBD
Thursday  
All day Poster viewing
8:00 am Registration opens
9:00 am Sessions with refreshment break
Noon Lunch
1:30 pm Sessions with refreshment break
5:00-6:30 Poster authors present for Q&A
6:30 pm Banquet, announcement of upcoming Symposia, featured speaker (Dale Pate), and closing ceremonies
Friday  
9:00 am Sessions
Noon Close
Saturday‒Sunday  
All day post-Symposium field trips