Conference Schedule

A PDF version of the detailed conference schedule is available here.

8:00-8:30 a.m.                   Registration, Continental Breakfast, Student Poster Viewing

8:30-8:45 a.m.                   Conference Opening and Overview

8:45-9:00 a.m.                   Break/Student Poster Viewing

9:00-10:30 a.m.                 Session 1 (Panels 1-3 Concurrent)

  • Evidence-Based Policy & Practice
  • Innovations & Best Practices for Organizational Performance
  • Disaster Preparedness & Emergency Response

10:30-10:45 a.m.              Break/Student Poster Viewing

10:45-12:15 p.m.              Session 2 (Panels 4-6 Concurrent)

  • Quantitative Public Policy Research
  • Innovative Approaches to Governance
  • In Search of a Sustainability Framework to Inform Orlando Planners in Times of Rapid Growth and Technological Change: Bridging the Gap between Urban Planning Theory and Practice

12:15-12:30 p.m.              Break/Student Poster Viewing

12:30-2:00 p.m.                Lunch and Keynote Address by Gary VanLandingham, Ph.D.

2:00-2:15 p.m.                   Break

2:15 – 3:45 p.m.                Session 3 (Panels 7-9 Concurrent)

  • Education, Training, and Leadership
  • Emergency Management Healthcare Planning in Disasters
  • Against Evidence: Challenges to Evidence-Based Policymaking

-Conference concludes at end of Session 3-