Annual Meeting Overview

2019 Annual Meetin
November 1-2, 2019

 Sneak Preview of the Margaret A. Cargill Science Building

Full Online Program

The Kentucky Academy of Science Annual Meeting is an interdisciplinary professional environment that cultivates scientific discovery and understanding.

Thank you for contributing to our advancement of science by behaving professionally, respectfully and collegially at all times.

Program Overview

Friday November 1

9:00-11:00 KAS Governing Board meeting

9:30-11:30 Kentucky Organization of Field Stations (KOFS) meeting

11:30 Registration opens

1:00-5:00 Oral presentations and Section Meetings

  • Computer and Information Science
  • Physics & Astronomy
  • Social Sciences: Anthropology, Psychology, and Sociology
  • Science Education
  • Geology
  • Ecology

2:00-5:00 Poster Session I

  • Computer and Information Science
  • Agriculture
  • Microbiology
  • Mathematics
  • Geography
  • Health Sciences
  • Environmental Science
  • Physiology & Biochemistry
  • Zoology
  • Chemistry: Analytical/Physical
  • Chemistry: Organic/Inorganic

5:15-7:30  President's Reception at Boone Tavern for Graduate Student & Faculty

5:15-7:30 Friday Night of Science for Undergraduates

7:00-9:00 Stargazing Party at Berea Forestry Outreach Center

7:30 - 10:00 We Believe in Dinosaurs  film screening and discussion

Saturday November 2

7:00 Registration opens

8:00-10:45 Oral presentations and Section Meetings

  • Geography
  • Health Sciences
  • Mathematics
  • Chemistry: Organic/Inorganic
  • Agricultural Sciences

8:30-10:45 Poster Session II

  • Geology
  • Cellular & Molecular Biology
  • Ecology
  • Physics & Astronomy
  • Science Education
  • Social Sciences: Anthropology, Psychology, and Sociology

9:00- 3:00 Exhibitors  

9:00 - 12:00 Workshops for Teachers Saturday morning (register separately)

  • Photovoltaics and solar power, presented by Jon Saderholm. Participants will receive kits to take back to their classrooms
  • Chemistry of Art, presented by Mary Robert Garrett. Participants will take away artistic creations and teaching materials

9:00 - 3:30 Student Competition Winners Photo Booth -

  • Lower level MAC Science Building at the Pendulum

11:00 am Keynote Speaker Dr. LaTrice Montgomery

12:15-1:30 Lunch on your own or

12:15-1:30 KAS Business meeting and luncheon for KAS members

  • Including Science Education & Outreach inspiration from 2018 honoree Lenny Demoranville
  • Governing Board Election results
  • Discussion of the digital evolution of the Journal of the Kentucky Academy of Science
  • Other updates from KAS Governing Board and staff

1:30 Workshop for Teachers (register separately)

  • Geology field trip to Big Hill, including fossil identification and collection stops

1:30 - 3:30 KCTCS Faculty meeting

1:30-3:30 Oral Presentations and Section Meetings

  • Microbiology
  • Cellular & Molecular Biology
  • Environmental Science
  • Zoology
  • Physiology & Biochemistry
  • Chemistry: Analytical & Physical

4:00  Meet up for Forest Outings

Sunday November 3

Society of American Foresters all-day Field Tour at the Berea College Forest. This is a great opportunity for students or professionals interested in Forestry to spend more time outside and get a more technical look! Available after September 19; $25 includes box lunch

Registration

Pre-registration and Abstract Submission deadline was October 1.
After Oct 1 until Oct 22: Students $40, Professional Members $70, Professional non-members $95

Registration & Abstract Submission Details