SABERNational Meeting 2013July 11-14, 2013University of Minnesota- Twin Cities
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SABER is supported by a RCN-UBE grant from the NSF

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION
Abstract submissions due March 18, 2013-midnight PST
Acceptance notice by April 15.
We will accept late breaking abstracts till June 1.

POSTER and TALK more information
posters 40 X 32- we supply backing board and clips
Talks 15 minutes- 5 min questions

Travel Awards
There will be 10 travel awards of $500 plus free registration available for post-docs or graduate students.
Application for travel awards will be available March 18, 2013.
Due by April 10, 2013---Notifications by April 20, 2013.- Delayed till May 3
Post-docs and graduate students submitting proposals for short talks or posters will have first priority for awards.

Early Registration will open March 18, 2013
REGISTRATION
Registration includes
3 box lunches, reception/appetizers on Thursday and Banquet on Friday
plus registration materials.

Early Bird Reg
till June 11, 2013
Regular Registration
June 11 --- July 11
SABER members


Faculty-full time
and Administrators
$175
$225
Faculty part-time
$100
$130
Post-Docs
$ 80
$110
Graduate students
$ 50
$ 75
Undergraduates
$ 25
$ 35



Non-SABER members


Faculty-full time
and Administrators
$225
$275
Faculty-part time
$150
$180
Post-Docs
$130
$160
Graduate students
$ 85
$110
Undergraduate
$ 25
$ 35

REGISTRATION- a 2 step process!
1. REGISTER
Print out last page of registration as your temporary receipt
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------a. pay by check - send to address below
------b. Use Pay Pal. You do not need a PayPal account- Pay Pal can take your credit card.
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Meeting Details

Bulletin board where participants can post messages to organize side-meetings on special topics
BLOG: SABER 2013-Blog by Bridgette Clarkston
Twitter: #SABER2013

AGENDA

Thursday July 11, 2013

3:00-5:30 pm Registration outside 220 STSS (map of campus below)

4:00-5:30 Welcome and Keynote Address

"Understanding clicker discussions: the effects of instructor cues and peer coaches
on introductory biology students’ use of reasoning"

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Jenny Knight- University of Colorado, Boulder

“Positive outcomes of a discipline-based professional development program on
faculty teaching, student learning, and institutional culture”
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Stanley Lo, Northwestern University

6:00 -8:00 Reception in Campus Club- West WIng- Coffman Union
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(heavy appetizers)
Dinner on your own- see below a list of restaurants in area- particularly Dinky Town

Friday July 12, 2013

all sessions in Science Teaching and Student Services Building (STSS)

Breakfast on your own
Coffee and Tea will be provided each morning
9:00--10:30 2 Concurrent Research Talk sessions
10:30-11:00 Break
11:00 -12:30 2 Concurrent Research Talk sessions
12:30-2:30 lunch(pick up box lunches)
Sponsored by SimBio
Post-doc, graduate student lunch time discussion in STSS room 131B

2:30-4:30 poster session-
due to high number of abstracts submitted - Posters are only up one day
2:30-3:30 even numbered posters
3:30-4:30 odd numbered posters

Banquet- The Commons Hotel
6-6:30 pm reception-
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Sponsored by McGraw-Hil
6:30-10 pm sit down dinner

Saturday July 13, 2013
all sessions in Science Teaching and Student Services Building (STSS)

Breakfast on your own
Coffee and Tea will be provided each morning
9:00-10:30 2 Concurrent Research Talk sessions
10:30-11:00 Break
11:00-12:30 2 Concurrent Research Talk sessions
12:30-2:30 Lunch (pick up box lunches)
sponsored by
NSF program officers and PULSE fellows will give a lunch time session on PULSE initiatives and progress.-STSS 320
2:30-4:30 poster session
due to high number of abstracts submitted - Posters are only up one day
2:30-3:30 even numbered posters
3:30-4:30 odd numbered posters

Dinner on your own

Sunday July 14, 2013

all sessions in Science Teaching and Student Services Building (STSS)
Breakfast on your own
8:00- 9:00 am Business meeting in STSS-320
9:00-10:30 2 Concurrent Research Talk sessions
10:30-11:00 Break
11:00-12:00 Concluding Keynote
Revealing thinking, informing teaching: Using models as foundational tools
for learning about biological systems”
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Tammy Long, Michigan State University

12:00 pick up box lunches

If you do not have to fly out immediately, we will keep some rooms available so that people can
continue to build collaborations and plan research projects.

Speaker Schedule-
Poster schedule -

We have 106 posters- twice as many as 2012!
- Due to space constraints, posters will only be up for one day.
Posters will be on the 2nd and 4th floors of STSS building.
Abstract Booklet-please print at home as no hard copies will be available



List of 203 people currently registered to attend SABER - 7-8-13


Where we are in the US.

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Photos from 2013 meeting


Hotel Accommodations
The Commons (Used to be University Inn)
Rooms are $135/night
This rate is only available till June 10 and a limited number of rooms are available at this rate.
click on this link to access the Hotel's reservation program for our program
The Commons has a Starbucks on first floor, a nice lounge and an Applebees restaurant adjoining it.
The Commons is about a 6 block walk from the STSS building where all the meetings are held.

NEED A ROOMMATE?

I have created a bulletin board where people can post requests for roommates.


RESTAURANTS in area
NOTE: Coffman Student Union building closed on Weekend.

map tto show restaurants and coffee shops in the area

Travel plans

MSP - Minneapolis International Airport
Light rail from airport to Metrodome- shuttle to hotel or walk.
light rail takes about 15 minutes- get off at Metrodome
it is a 40 min walk to hotel from Metrodome

Map of Univ. Minnesota campus
Map of campus with STSS building highlighted.
Map of whole campus
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