University of Delaware

2017 CCEI Spring Symposium

Dates: May 6-7, 2017 (Saturday & Sunday)

Registration Deadline: APRIL 8, 2017 (registration is required)

Venue (Saturday): ISE Lab (University of Delaware)

Venue (Sunday): Embassy Suites by Hilton (Newark, Delaware)

For additional information: Send email inquiry

This event is for CCEI personnel, advisory board members and industrial consortium members exclusively. CCEI is an Energy Frontier Research Center funded by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Office of Basic Sciences.


Symposium Agenda

Saturday, May 6, 2017 UD ISE Lab
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Welcome Remarks & Lunch
12:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Social Media Workshop
Instructor: Sarah Mojarad (California Institute of Technology)
(Note:This session requires the use of devices. Please bring your laptop or tablet.)
1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Principal Investigators Meeting, Part I
4:30 p.m. - 6:15 p.m. Poster Session
5:30 p.m. - 6:15 p.m. Welcome Reception
6:15 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Dinner
7:30 p.m. - 7:45 p.m. Presentation of Achievement Award

Sunday, May 7, 2017 Embassy Suites
8:30 a.m. - 8:50 a.m. Welcome Remarks and Overview
8:50 a.m. - 9:50 a.m. HDO Thrust Presentation
9:50 a.m. - 10:50 a.m. Aromatics Thrust Presentation
10:50 a.m. - 11:05 a.m. Break
11:05 a.m. - 12:05 p.m. Furans Thrust Presentation
12:15 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Lunch & Concluding Remarks
Advisory Board will meet in a separate room for lunch
1:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Principal Investigators Meeting, Part II

Posters and Poster Competition

CCEI personnel are invited to present posters that showcase EFRC research. Posters should be 48 inches by 36 inches (portrait or landscape orientation). Easels, foam core and clips will be provided. The following information must be submitted when registering for the event:
     (1) poster title
     (2) presenter
     (3) authors

Posters presented by graduate students and postdocs that showcase EFRC research conducted as part of DOE award number DE-SC0001004 will be entered into a poster competition. One winner will be selected to receive a $100 gift card. All attendees are eligible to vote. Additional voting rules and information will be provided during the event.

Social Media Workshop

Sarah Mojarad (California Institute of Technology) will present a workshop on communicating science through social media.
(NOTE: This session requires the use of devices. Please bring your laptop or tablet.)

Hotel Information

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Embassy Suites and is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Contact Cindy King at 302-831-1628 to make a reservation for you. Students will be paired to share rooms. ***The room block will be released on April 8.***

Airports / Transportation

The Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) is the best airport option for traveling to this event. It is approximately 45 minutes from Newark.

The Baltimore-Washington International Airport (BWI) is approximately 1 hour from Newark.

***Please note that the Newark International Airport is in New Jersey, approximately 2 hours from Newark, Delaware.***

The Delaware Express Shuttle Service can be used to arrange pick-ups and/or drop-offs to/from airports and/or train stations.