On May 17,
2018 we will have our 12th annual NEBATYC Conversation at Northwestern Community College.
will begin with a free breakfast, session 1 of presentations, session 2 of activity tables and exhibitors, and session 3 of presentations. This will be followed by a free lunch with a keynote address
from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute's BioInteractive Group. Please note that our keynotes have been highly received and rated by attendees, and are selected to apply to a wide variety of
biology course content.
Conversation 2018: Schedule of
All events take place in the Arts and Science
8:30 - 9:25: Registration and
Breakfast sponsored by HHMI BioInteractive
9:35: Welcoming Remarks– Rm 209
9:45 - 10:35: Session
1: Concurrent Conversations (select one)
10:45 – 11:20: Session 2: Coffee break
(sponsored by Wilkem Scientific) and Activity tables and Roundtable discussions -Atrium
- Life Science Speed Dating Rm 116
- Blood and the Cardiovascular System Rm 110
- Course-Embedded Undergraduate Research Experiences Rm 201
- Online Resources Rm 205
11:30 – 12:20: Session 3: Concurrent Conversations (select one)
12:30 – 2:00 Lunch sponsored by Pearson Education; Pick up your lunch in the Atrium and bring it to RM 209 for the Keynote
Presentation: Common Threads in the Curriculum: Weaving the Story of
Lactase through a Biology Department with HHMI BioInteractive"
- From Biology Major to Biology Career: A panel Discussion Rm 201
- Pestilence, Plagues and People: Rm 205
- Preparing Students for Success in Anatomy and
Physiology Rm 110
- Create a Growth Mindset in Your Course!
remarks, Rm 209 Raffle drawings & 2019 Host school announcement
If you have any questions about this year's Conversation, please contact Sharon Gusky at NWCC.
If you cannot attend this year, be sure to sign up for our mailing list so that you
will hear about next year's meeting!