Shared Resource Laboratories: Driving Innovation and Discovery
Hosted at the University of Virginia
June 3rd to 5th 2015 Charlottesville, Virginia
Mark your calendar now for the joint Mid-Atlantic Directors and Staff of Scientific Cores (MAD SSCi) and Southeastern Association of Shared Resources (SEASR) meeting to be held June 3-5, 2015, in Charlottesville at the University of Virginia.
Who should attend: This meeting is designed to give directors and staff of core facilities or science departments with shared equipment the opportunity to network and learn from each other and from regional experts, gaining ideas and possible solutions for problems that challenge all of us.
Pre-conference educational workshop: "Business Skills for Core Directors, Managers & Administrators" a 2-day workshop held at the UVA Darden Education Facility more »
Thursday luncheon workshops: will be available at no additional charge for some interesting, practical, vendor specific training. These workshops are especially designed to give senior level technicians and core facility directors access to experience from field applications specialists and other experts.
Opening reception: a special evening of wine, entertainment and food at the King Family Vineyards.
Poster Travel Award - Deadline is April 30th
All attendees are eligible to submit a poster. First place prize is a $500 travel award and runners up will receive a signed copy of the closing Keynote speaker Joshua Pearce’s book : Open-Source Lab: How to Build Your Own Hardware and Reduce Research Costs. Read more »
Important Housing Alert:
The U.Va. Reunions Weekend coincides with the MAD SSCi/SEASR meeting.
It is expected that hotel room availability near the workshop and meeting venues will be very limited as the date for the events near. Make your hotel reservations early! Reserve your room here. »
Announcing a Pre-Conference Educational Workshop
Location: Darden Education Facility
Darden School of Business
University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
When: June 2nd – 3rd directly preceding the meeting.
Course outline »
Business Skills for Core Directors, Managers & Administrators
This 2-day workshop will cover the necessary business skills for core personnel to effectively improve their core’s operation:
- Deepen essential business and financial acumen
- Sharpen ability to use financial data in business decision making
- Establishing service pricing
- Strategic decision Making and Marketing
- Creating a high performing and customer oriented core facility
- Strategic thinking and Analysis
To learn more about this exciting opportunity and receive event updates, please contact the MAD SSCi/SEASR Planning Committee: Janette.Lamb@madssci.abrf.org
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