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Title: Improving biogeochemical models through single cell-based analyses of marine plankton physiological plasticity, genetic diversity and evolutionary processes

Tuesday 27th May:

              Attendees arrive to Boothbay Harbor and settle into Rocktide Inn

              Dinner on your own

Wednesday 28th May:

              0800      Shuttle Bus outside Rocktide Inn

              0815      Light Breakfast/Coffee at Bigelow Laboratory, on the Mezzanine

              0900      Welcome by Bigelow Executive Director, Graham Shimmield

              0915      Introduction to the Workshop, goals, objectives and products, Mike Lomas

              1000      Plenary #1, Elena Litchman, MSU, Microbial traits and trade-offs: implications for community structure and
                            biogeochemistry

              1100      Coffee Break    

              1130       Define breakout session topic #1, specific questions and strategy

                             Assign breakout groups and meeting rooms

              1200      Lunch in the Commons – catered by Center Café

              1300      Head to breakout rooms, Breakout group discussion #1

              1515      Coffee Break – Mezzanine              

              1545      Plenary:  Short (~15 min/group) presentation and Q & A session from  each breakout group
                            on Breakout Topic #1

              1700      Social   

              1800      Dinner in the Commons – catered by Center Café

              2000      Shuttle Bus to Rocktide Inn

Thursday 29th May

              0800      Shuttle Bus outside Rocktide Inn

              0815      Light Breakfast at Bigelow Laboratory, on the Mezzanine

              0845      Brief introduction to the day

              0900      Plenary #2, Dave Hutchins, USC, Taxon-specific biogeochemistry in a changing marine environment

              1000      Coffee Break

              1015      Define breakout session topic #2 and specific questions, divide into 4 breakout groups
                            and head to assigned rooms

              1030      Breakout group discussion #2

              1245      Lunch in the Commons – catered by East Boothbay General Store

              1345      Plenary #3, Tatiana Rynearson, URI, Genetics, evolution, and the impact on biogeochemistry

              1445      Define breakout session topic #3 and specific questions, divide into 4 breakout groups and assigned rooms

              1500      Breakout group discussion #3

              1700      Shuttle Bus to Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens – Dinner catered by Blue Elephant

              2030      Shuttle Bus return to Rocktide Inn

Friday 30th May

              0730 and 0800   Shuttle Bus outside Rocktide Inn

              0815      Light Breakfast at Bigelow Laboratory, on the Mezzanine

              0845      Brief introduction to the day

              0900      Plenary:  Short (~15 min/group) presentation and Q & A session
                            from each breakout group on Breakout Topic #2

              1000      Coffee Break

              1015      Plenary:  Short (~15 min/group) presentation and Q & A session from each breakout                                  
                            group on Breakout Topic #3

              1115      Meeting Wrap Up:  identification of small working groups to lead efforts to complete workshop products

              1200      Meeting Adjourns

                            Box lunches

                            Shuttle Bus back to Rocktide Inn for those not leaving until later

              1400      Shuttle Bus from Bigelow to Portland Airport

Saturday 31st May

              1030       Shuttle Bus from Rocktide Inn to Portland Airport

Last updated: May 20, 2014