Conference Schedule

This year's Expanding Your Horizons program will take place on Saturday, April 28, 2018.

2018 Schedule

Junior Scientist Program

(All 7th & 8th grade girls; some 9th grade girls)

7:30 – 8:45 Breakfast (Barton Hall)
7:30 – 8:45 Registration (Barton Hall)
9:00 – 9:45 Girls Welcome & Keynote Address (Barton Hall)
9:00 – 9:55 Adults Welcome & Panel: Life as a Scientist (Schwartz Auditorium)
9:45 – 10:10 Girls Escorted to Workshop 1
10:20 – 11:30 Workshop 1 (Parents meet girls)
11:45 – 12:30 Lunch (Purple Group, Barton Hall) and Demos (Green Group, Barton Hall)
12:30 – 1:15 Lunch (Green Group, Barton Hall) and Demos (Purple Group, Barton Hall)
1:35 – 2:45 Workshop 2
3:10 – 4:20 Workshop 3
4:20 – 4:30 Reconvene for Closing Remarks (Barton Hall)
4:30 – 5:00 Raffle Drawing (Barton Hall)

Senior Scientist Program

This track is designed specifically for 9th grade girls who are beginning to take high school-level science courses. They offer the girls an opportunity to gain more in-depth and hands-on experience in different STEM fields. Please see workshop descriptions for more information.

7:30 – 8:45 Breakfast (Barton Hall)
7:30 – 8:45 Registration (Barton Hall)
9:00 – 9:45 Girls Welcome & Keynote Address (Barton Hall)
9:00 – 9:55 Adults Welcome & Panel: Life as a Scientist (Schwartz Auditorium)
10:05 – 10:35 Demo Fair (Barton Hall, Parents meet girls)
10:45 – 12:25 Workshop 1
12:35 – 1:15 Lunch (Barton Hall)
1:30 – 2:15 Senior Scientist Activity
2:40 – 4:20 Workshop 2
4:20 – 4:30 Reconvene for Closing Remarks (Barton Hall)
4:30 – 5:00 Raffle Drawing (Barton Hall)