Innovations – Fall 2021

Innovations 2021 – October 27, 2021 – Ballston Center

Schedule of Sessions
Here is the Google Doc version of the schedule.
Here is a Padlet for the Conference BackChannel.

9:00am-10:00am:  Ballston Auditorium: Opening Session

  • Provost’s Welcome: Dr. Hesham El-Rewini
  • Welcome and Introduction: Dr. Rita Wong

Overview of the Research Centers

  • Innovative Workforce, Prof. Diane Murphy
  • Optimal Aging, Prof. Patricia Heyn, Prof. Uma Kelekar, Prof. Julie Reis
  • Justice, Ethics, and Multiculturalism, Prof. Daniel Corrigan.

10:00am – 11:00am Sessions (25 minutes each)

Second Floor Conference Center:

  • Prof. Uma Kelekar and Surbhi Kumar: Geographic variation in the dental visits and distance traveled to the EDs in Maryland
  • Prof. Eric Bubar and Shamila Akhtar: “Low Cost Measurement of Myoelectric Activity: SHOCKING Results!”

Room 3058:

  • Prof. Sarah Fischer and Meghan DeSantis: Comparing Television Portrayals of Police Officers’ Sex, Race, and Decision-Making in the United States and the United Kingdom
  • Prof. Ana Lado & Camille Giancomello “Planning a Literacy Lab WEB page for English Learners”

11:00am-12:00pm Sessions (25 minutes each)

Second Floor Conference Center:

  • Prof. Amanda Wright: Using Agent-Based Modeling to Predict COVID-19 Spread
  • Roundtable: Summer Humanities Institute: Discovering Latinx DC:
    Prof. Leigh Johnson, Pièrre Thomas, Kenia Chavez-Gonzalez, Sheridan Torres, Alison Munyalla-Bohorquez, Laura Rios Herrera, and Gabriela Flores

Room 3058

  • Prof. Donna Schaeffer and Doctoral Student Sheryl Drake: A Taxonomy of 5G Policy and Stakeholders
  • Prof. Linda Cote-Reilly and Delaney Carey: Mother-Infant Social Interactions among Immigrant and Nonimmigrant Families Japanese, South Korean, South American, and European American

12:00 – 12:45:  Lunch and discussion.  Second Floor Conference Center

Participants will have the opportunity to have lunch with members of one of the three research centers.

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