Past conference Activities and Events



Keynote Speakers:

Kim Pastega
Vice President, Fabrication 
Boeing Defense, Space and Security 

Sun Room
12:00 - 1:00 PM


Shashi Buluswar
CEO, Institute for Transformative Technologies
Lecturer, University of California Berkeley 

Sun Room
6.00 - 7.30 PM



Title  Presenter(s)TimeLocation

10 Tips for Designing Great Posters

  Ann Marie VanDerZanden

09.00 - 10.00 am

Cardinal Room

Broader Impacts: The “So What?” of Your Research

  Sriram Sundararajan

09.00 - 10.00 am

Gold Room

Who's Your Data? An interactive activity for mindful data management

  Megan N. O’Donnell, 
  Erin L. Thomas

09.00 - 10.00 am

Campanile Room

Crafting a Winning Teaching Statement

  CCE Writing Consultants

10.00 - 11.00 am

Cardinal Room

Resume Best Practices

  Karin Lawton-Dunn

01.30 - 02.30 pm

Campanile Room

What's Next?  Entrepreneurial Opportunities for ISU Graduate Students

  Andreas Schwab

02.30 - 03.30 pm 

Cardinal Room

Stress Management and Introduction to Biofeedback Services

  Counselling Services03.00 - 04.00 pmGold Room


Oral Presentations

Oral presentation sessions are scheduled in the morning and afternoon from 8:30 - 9:30 am, 9:45 - 10:45 am, 1:15 - 2:15 pm, amd 2:30 - 3:30 pm in different conference rooms 3219, 3505, 3538 and 3558.


Case Competition

Case competition is scheduled in the morning from 8:30 - 10:45 am in conference room 3512.


Poster Presentations and Impactful Innovations

Poster session and impactful innovation sessions are scheduled from 10:30 - 11:50 am in Durham Great Hall. Please click here for the detailed schedule. 


3 Minute Thesis Presentations

Please join us for the exciting 3 Minute Thesis presentations from 4:00 - 5:00 pm in Cardinal Room


Awards Ceremony

Please join us in the evening for the awards and celebration in Durham Great Hall from 5:00 - 5:50 pm. The awards include the conference presentation winners and other GPSS Research, Teaching, and Leadership Excellence Awards.