Conference Schedule

Conference Schedule

Registration

Lobby, Student Memorial Center 8:30 - 9:00 a.m.

Welcome and Orientation

Multipurpose Room (MPR), Student Memorial Center 9:00 - 9:15 a.m.

Keynote Address

Dr. Pam Cook, Ph.D. , Professor of Mathematics and Chemical Engineering at the University of Delaware.

Topic: “Shampoo, Silly Putty, Ketchup and Commercial Flight: My Career and My Family."

Multipurpose Room (MPR), SMC

9:15 - 10:00 a.m.

Session 1 Role Model Presentations

10:15 - 10:45 a.m.

1.  Catepillars, Kangaroos, Cats, and Cuttlefish: Animal Behavior is Great!................................................................ SMC
     Jean Boal, Ph.D.
     Professor of Biology, Millersville University

2.  Environmental Protectors: A Day in the Life...........................................................................................................SMC
      Courtney Blontz and Jillian Gallagher
      Air Quality Specialists, PA Department of Environmental Protection

3.    Physics: The Analysis of the Nature..........................................................................................SMC
       Xin Li, Ph.D.
       Assistant Professor of Physics, Millersville University

4.  "Nuclear" Does Not Have to be a Scary Word..............................................SMC
       Paula Mancini, Nuclear Medicine Technologist
       Lancaster General College of Nursing and Health Sciences

5.    Beyond Facebook: Why You Should Help Decide What's Next in Computer Science.........................................................SMC
       Stephanie Schwartz, Ph.D.
       Associate Professor of Computer Science, Millersville University

Session 2 Role Model Presentations

10:55 - 11:25 a.m.

6.   That Sounds Cool.....................................SMC
      Linde Clark
      Transducer Engineer, Bose Corporation

7.  DIVE IN! Choosing a Career in Biology..........................SMC
     Dominique Didier, Ph.D.
     Associate Professor of Biology, Millersville University

8.   You Belong in the Zoo! Careers in the Competitive Zoo Field and How to Get Them..................................SMC
       Marina Haynes
       Zoo Curator, Philadelphia Zoo

9.   Experiments, Explanations, and Explosions ............SMC
      Theresa Holton and Amy Thompson
      Chemistry Teachers, Hempfield High School

10. My Journey to Extractables and Leachables.............................................SMC
      Erica J. Tullo, Ph.D.
      Senior Chemist/Team Leader, Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories Inc.

Luncheon Buffet

Lehr Dining Room, Gordinier Hall
11:30 - 12:30 p.m.

Session 3 Role Model Presentations

12:40 - 1:10 p.m.

11. Hey, This Geophysics Stuff Really Works! How we can see Underground or Underwater Without Digging................SMC
        Felicia Kegel Bechtel
        President, Enviroscan Inc.

12.  Crayons and Computers: Awesome Pictures of Mathematics..............................SMC
        Annalisa Crannell, Ph.D.
        Professor of Mathematics, Franklin & Marshall College

13.  A Day in the Life of an Obstetrician Gynecologist.........................................SMC
       Jill Satorie, MD
       OBGYN of Lancaster

14.  Eat Well, Be Well.......................................SMC
        Jennifer Schaefer, Nutritionist
        Lancaster General Health

15.  Engineering for a Greener Planet with Energy Efficiency........................................SMC
        Jeannie Sikora
        Energy Engineer, CLEAResult

Session 4 Role Model Presentations

1:20 - 1:50 p.m.

16.  Respiratory Care: An Overview......................................SMC
        Cheryl Garner
        Pulmonary Rehabilitation Coordinator, Lancaster Regional Medical Center

17.   You're a What?...Genetic Counselor...........SMC
         Rachelle Gehr, Rebecca Sullenberger, Erin Sutcliffe
         Certified Genetic Counselors, Lancaster General Health

18.  Call the Midwife - Reflections of a Present Day Baby Catcher.................................SMC
        Tonja Greene
        OBGYN of Lancaster

19.   Engineers are Women Too........................................SMC
         Joan Greenslade
        Chemical Engineer, Armstrong World Industries

Session 5 Tours with Demonstrations

Visit our science center to tour science facilities and view demonstrations. Demonstration topics and locations to be announced.
2:00 - 2:50 p.m.