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2024 HDRFS Annual Meeting

March 18 -19, 2024
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Student Union
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
4505 S Maryland Pkwy
Las Vegas, NV 89154
March 18, 2024
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2024 HDRFS Annual Meeting

March 18-19, 2024

Registration for the HDRFS Annual Meeting is now closed. If you have any questions, please contact Maureen Saccomani, msaccomani@nshe.nevada.edu.

The Annual Harnessing the Data Revolution for Fire Science (HDRFS) Annual Meeting will be held at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, March 18-19, 2024 in the Student Union Building, Ballrooms B & C.

The Annual Meeting will include oral presentations featuring research results of Nevada’s National Science Foundation-funded HDRFS project as well as presentations on Communicating Science and Team Science.  Additionally, the meeting will host a  student poster session, along with lab visits and a guest presentation on the Health Effects of Wildland Fires from the University of Rostock, Germany and the Technical University of Munich.

The objective of this meeting is to share HDRFS research findings and outcomes, stimulate collaborations and discussions and plan for upcoming activities.

Agenda PDF

Please note: This is a draft agenda and subject to change

Monday, March 18th – Ballroom B & C

8:30 am Shuttle pickup from Hyatt Place to UNLV
9:00 am – 9:15 am Welcome and Agenda Review (Fred) HDRFS overview
9:15 am – 9:30 am HDRFS Video Presentation – Mayara
9:30 am – 10:30 am HDRFS Science – Eco, Hydro, FP, FEAA (15 minutes per component) – Year 2 activities and accomplishments
10:30 am – 10:45 am Break
10:45 am – 11:45 am Cross-component activity – CII, E-WFD, BP, Communications, Partnerships, Sustainability (15 minutes per component) Year 2 activities and accomplishments
11:45 am – 12:00 pm EDU, Inc – Douglas Spencer & Katie Howatson
12:00 – 12:30 pm Buffet lunch – return to meeting room with food/beverages
12:30 pm –1:30 pm Working lunch – Seed Grant recipients – Emma Regentova, Robert Washington-Allen, Jaeyun Moon (Emma Letourneau)
1:30 pm – 2:00 pm Research Introductions – GRA’s
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Poster Presentations
3:00 pm – 3:15 pm Break
3:15 pm – 4:30 pm Campaigns – ECO, HYDRO, FP, FEAA, CII (15 min per component)
4:30 pm – 4:45 pm Closing Remarks
4:45 pm Shuttle Departure from UNLV to Hyatt Place

Tuesday, March 19th – Ballroom B & C

8:00 am Shuttle pickup from Hyatt Place to UNLV
8:30 am – 9:30 am Science Writer – Amanda Heidt (Concurrently, EAC develops recommendations, Room 207)
9:30 am – 10:30 am Seed Grant recipients – Jun Kang, Yeongkwon Son (Concurrently, EAC develops recommendations, Room 207)
10:30 am – 10:45 am  Break
10:45 am – 12:00 pm  Yr. 3 Strategic Planning
12:00 pm – 12:30 pm Buffet lunch – return to meeting room with food/beverages
12:30 pm – 1:00 pm Lunch Cross-Component Working Lunch, assigned tables

Leadership/EAC working lunch

1:00 pm – 2:30 pm (10 – 15 min. walk) Lab Visits Small groups w/ rotation

 

Lab Facilitator 1:20 PM – 1:35 PM 1:45 PM – 1:55 PM 2:00 PM – 2:15 PM
Antony’s Lab – CASS Ambient Aerosol Monitor (SEB 4130) Olusanya Group 1 – Leader, Raquel Jackson, GA Group 2 – Leader, Emily Christensen, GA Group 3 – Leader, Ibtihaj Ahmad, GA
AEB Aviary TBD – Brendan / GAs Group 2 Group 3 Group 1
Venki’s lab – Hyperspectral camera and – Water droplet test (AEB230) TBD – Venki’s GA Group 3 Group 1 Group 2
2:30 pm – 3:00 pm Emissions, Atmospheric Processing and Health Effects of Wildland Fires – Ralf Zimmermann – University of Rostock, Germany
3:00 pm – 3:45 pm EAC Report to group
3:45 pm – 4:00 pm Wrap-up (Fred)
4:00 pm Shuttle Departure from UNLV to Harry Reid Airport, and Hyatt Place
Lodging Reservations

The room block is available at a rate of $152/per night plus taxes and fees. The deadline to book is March 1, 2024.

Click here to book 
Hyatt Place

4520 Paradise Road
Las Vegas, NV 89169

1 702 369 3366

Hotel Amenities:

Free breaksfast, free internet access, on-site restaurant, fitness center and pool. Check-in time 3:00 pm and check-out time 12:00 pm.

A round-trip shuttle will be provided from Hyatt Place to UNLV on Monday, March 18th.  On Tuesday, March 19th, the shuttle will be provided from Hyatt Place to UNLV in the a.m. and will drop off at Harry Reid Airport, and Hyatt Place at the end of the session on Tuesday.

All graduate students participating in research funded by the National Science Foundation and the Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (NSF EPSCoR) Harnessing the Data Revolution for Fire Science project will provide a research introduction (1 minute) and a research poster presentation at this year’s annual meeting.  The introductions and posters session will allow students to share their research with other project members and the External Advisory Committee. 

Date: Monday, March 18, 2024

Times:
Poster Set Up: 8:00 a.m. (Check in a registration for details)
Annual Meeting: 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Research Introductions: 1:30-2:00 p.m.
Poster Session: 2:00-3:00  p.m.
Poster Break Down: 5:30 p.m.

Location:
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
UNLV Student Union Ballrooms B&C– Floor 2
4505 S. Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas, NV 89154

Abstracts must be submitted, along with your lightning talk slide by WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13, 2024, to Michele Casella, mcasella@nshe.nevada.edu to be included on the conference website.

Please download and read the full Research Introduction and Poster Guidelines for more details.

Research Introduction and Poster Guidelines and Tips
Poster Abstracts