17th Annual Harold W. Borns, Jr. Symposium

The 2009 Harold W. Borns Symposium will be held at Hill Auditorium, Barrows Hall, University of Maine on 05 7-8, 2009.

This symposium is a unique event that brings together the University of Maine community each year for a focused discussion of emerging research and topics related to global environmental change.

  • Arrive at 7:30 a.m for coffee and pastries.
  • Morning session begins promptly at 8:00 a.m. with welcome address and daily poster introductions.
  • Keynote speech by Dr. Martin Hoerling starts at 11:00 a.m. on day one.
  • Poster Display boards, tape and pins will be available. Posters should be displayed from 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
  • Please load your presentation during the break prior to the start of the session(s). Mac or Win OS based computers will be available with MS Power Point, Apple Keynote, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Apple Quicktime software. The time limit for each oral presentation is ten minutes with additional two minutes for questions.
  • Student presentations will be judged by a panel (Drs. Belknap, Dieffenbacher- Krall, Hall, Sobolik).
  • There will be three student awards: First, Second, and Honorable Mention.
  • A score sheet that will be used by the faculty panel is available for download here.