Program and Agenda

Social Events

Listed in chronological order.

Opening Reception

Date: Sunday, May 18, 2014   Time: 8:00:00 PM
Location: Portland Ballroom

A welcoming reception to the 2014 Joint Aquatic Sciences Meetings will be held on Sunday, 18 May 2014 in the Portland Ballroom immediately following the Keynote Presentation (8:00pm – 10:00pm). Conference registration will be open prior to the reception to allow you to pick up your conference materials. Light hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar will be available.

PNW Chapter Social Hour

Date: Monday, May 19, 2014   Time: 6:00:00 PM
Location: B 113

PNW Chapter of SFS Meeting – Come for an informal gathering of the newly formed Pacific NW Chapter of SFS. Meet others from WA, ID, OR and BC! We will briefly discuss the fall meeting of PNW-SFS in Washington.

Science Pubs Hillsboro

Date: Monday, May 19, 2014   Time: 7:00:00 PM
Location: Off-site

Organized By: Beth Middleton

Science pubs are an opportunity for general public to learn about science in an informal pub atmosphere. During JASM, several pubs will occur in the evenings with a theme of aquatic science presented by JASM participants.

Wetland Ecology, with Beth Middleton, PhD, research ecologist, GS14, National Wetlands Research Center, USGS

"Conservation of Natural Wetlands"

Venetian Theater and Bistro, 253 E. Main St., Hillsboro

Science Pub Hillsboro is a monthly event open to anyone aged 21+ (or minor with adult). No RSVP or scientific background required. Just bring your curiosity, sense of humor, and appetite for food, drinks, and knowledge!

$5.00 suggested cover charge. Tell your friends. We hope to see you there!

Groundwater/Wetlands Study Group Mixer

Date: Tuesday, May 20, 2014   Time: 4:00:00 PM
Location: D 130

Organized By: Dave Penrose (penrose.watershed.science@gmail.com)

Groundwater/Wetlands study group mixer

Utah State Alumni and Friends Social

Date: Tuesday, May 20, 2014   Time: 5:30:00 PM
Location: A 108

Organized By: Chris Luecke (chris.luecke@gmail.com)

A social with complimentary hors d'oeuvres and cash bar for alumni and friends of the Quinney College of Natural Resources at Utah State University.

SFS Endowment & Awards Reception

Date: Tuesday, May 20, 2014   Time: 6:00:00 PM
Location: A 107

SFS Endowment & Awards Reception

Science Pubs Portland

Date: Tuesday, May 20, 2014   Time: 7:00:00 PM
Location: Off-site

Organized By: Jennifer Cherrier

Science pubs are an opportunity for general public to learn about science in an informal pub atmosphere. During the 2014 JASM, several pubs will occur in the evenings with a theme of aquatic sciences.

Mission Theater with Jennifer Cherrier, PhD, associate professor, School of the Environment, Florida A&M University

McMenamins Mission Theater, 1624 NW Glisan, Portland

The Green Horizon: Can Green Infrastructure Address Runoff & Climate Change Challenges?

Science Pub-Mission Theater is a monthly event open to anyone aged 21+ (or minor with adult). No RSVP or scientific background required. Just bring your curiosity, sense of humor, and appetite for food, drinks, and knowledge!

$5.00 suggested cover charge. Tell your friends. We hope to see you there!

Jam Session

Date: Tuesday, May 20, 2014   Time: 8:00:00 PM
Location: Off-site

Come join fellow attendees turned musician for a fun and lively evening. No need to sign up. Watch for more details to be released at the meeting. Paddy’s Bar & Grill - 65 SW Yamhill St, Portland, OR 97204

Mentor/Mentee Dinner, Dessert or Drinks

Date: Tuesday, May 20, 2014   Time: 8:00:00 PM
Location: Off-site

The purpose of the Mentor/Mentee Dinner is to create a casual meeting experience in which professionals and students can share academic and career goals and get to know each other. Time is reserved on Tuesday evening at 8pm for this event. Mentors will be assigned 1-3 students and individual mentor-mentee groups will coordinate specific plans for their evening. While the event is on-your-own, look for a meet up table near the registration desk on Tuesday evening for more information about local restaurants, mass transit, and to resolve last minute kinks in planning with your mentor or mentee.

Science Hop

Date: Tuesday, May 20, 2014   Time: 9:00:00 PM
Location: Off-site

A chance to relax and mix with other students in a casual setting. (Any non-student attendees also are welcome!) The Science Hop will be Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday nights and will highlight sites, as well as tastes, of Portland. A map with two routes to choose from will be available at the meeting.

Meet at the bell sculpture outside the convention center at 9pm

Once assembled, choose a route (Route 1 on front, Route 2 on back) and enjoy some of the secrets of Portland together

All Society Social and Informal Banquet

Date: Wednesday, May 21, 2014   Time: 7:00:00 PM
Location: Pioneer Courthouse Square

A social and informal banquet for all meeting participants will occur on Wednesday, May 21, 6:30-10:00 pm, at Pioneer Courthouse Square. This is a great opportunity to celebrate with colleagues and meet new ones in a beautiful downtown, open air location. All you need is your nametag to enter and to eat, no other ticket is required. Doors open at 6:30 and a nice buffet, catered by Fork, Knife & Spoon, will begin at 7:00pm. Local beers and wines will be available for purchase at a cash bar. Live music will provided by Benthic Blues from Corvallis, featuring Dave Plaehn- harmonica, Creighton Lindsay- guitar and mandolin, Jeff Hino- dobro, guitar, lap steel, Bill Foss- bass and Gary Nolde- drums.

Pioneer Courthouse Square (http://thesquarepdx.org) is on the corner of 6th and Morrison, and can be reached on the Max green and yellow lines (http://ride.trimet.org). We will have covered areas and portable heaters if needed, so the eating, drinking and dancing will continue rain or sun. Bring your badges!

Science Hop

Date: Wednesday, May 21, 2014   Time: 10:00:00 PM
Location: Off-site

A chance to relax and mix with other students in a casual setting. (Any non-student attendees also are welcome!) The Science Hop will be Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday nights and will highlight sites, as well as tastes, of Portland. A map with two routes to choose from will be available at the meeting.

Meet at Pioneer Courthouse Square (corner of SW 6th and Morrison) at 10pm.

Once assembled, choose a route (Route 1 on front, Route 2 on back) and enjoy some of the secrets of Portland together.

Science Hop

Date: Thursday, May 22, 2014   Time: 9:00:00 PM
Location: Off-site

A chance to relax and mix with other students in a casual setting. (Any non-student attendees also are welcome!) The Science Hop will be Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday nights and will highlight sites, as well as tastes, of Portland. A map with two routes to choose from will be available at the meeting.

Meet at the bell sculpture outside the convention center at 9pm.

Once assembled, choose a route (Route 1 on front, Route 2 on back) and enjoy some of the secrets of Portland together.

Schedule subject to change.