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Holly Falk-Krzesinski | Jan, 27 2017

 

SciTS Conference: Featured Speaker Announcement | Abstract Deadline Reminder

The 2017 SciTS Conference Program Committee wanted to send out a reminder and provide some exciting updates for this year’s conference. First, we’re excited
to announce two of our invited speakers:  Dr. James Olds from the National Science Foundation and Dr. Suzanne Bell with DePaul University.  Second, we wanted to let you know that hotel reservations can now be made through the conference website.  The conference
will be held at the Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach Resort & Spa, directly on the beautiful Gulf of Mexico.  We’ve arranged with the hotel for discounted rates on dates before and after the conference in case you want to add in some vacation time, so be sure
to make your reservations as soon as possible.  Finally, the abstract deadline is March 17, we encourage you to send submissions for oral papers, lightning round presentations, panel presentations, or scientific posters by then.
 
Please see below for more information—we look forward to seeing you this summer in Clearwater Beach, FL.
 
Sincerely,

Your SciTS 2017 Program Committee
Maritza Salazar, Chair
Guy Lotrecchiano, Co-Chair
Holly Falk-Krzesinski
Michael O'Rourke
 

 
June 12-14, 2017
Clearwater, FL

Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach Resort  

 
The SciTS 2017 Conference
(http://www.scienceofteamscience.org)
will bring together thought leaders in the science of team science field, scientists engaged in team-based research, institutional leaders who promote collaborative research, policy makers, and federal agency representatives.  

 
FEATURED SPEAKER ANNOUNCEMENT
The 2017 Science of Team Science (SciTS) Conference Planning Committee is pleased to announce two of the
featured speakers for this year’s conference on June 12-14, 2017 in Clearwater, FL.

Keynote Speaker – Dr. James Olds
Our opening keynote for this year’s conference will be
Dr. Olds, Assistant Director of the Directorate for Biological Sciences (BIO) with the National Science Foundation. In this position,
Dr. Olds is responsible for helping to conceptualize and fund a variety of complex team science initiatives.  Olds is also director and chief academic unit officer at the Krasnow Institute for Advanced Study at George Mason University, a position he has held
for 15 years. He is also the Shelley Krasnow University Professor of Molecular Neuroscience. The international Decade of the Mind project was begun under his leadership
at Krasnow, which helped shape former President Obama's BRAIN Initiative.
 

Featured Speaker – Dr. Suzanne Bell
Dr. Bell is faculty with the Industrial & Organizational Psychology program
at DePaul University.  Dr. Bell is an internationally renowned expert in team composition and building team human capital via the selection, placement, training, and development of team members. She’s published on a variety of topics including conducting actionable
research on “extreme teams”, composing cohesive teams, as well as the relationship between personality and cognition and coordination in teams.
 
CALL FOR ABSTRACTS –  A Reminder!
The SciTS 2017 Conference Planning Committee welcomes abstracts for oral papers, lightning round presentations, and panel presentations, as well as scientific
posters. The abstract deadline is March 17, 2017 and acceptance notifications will be made in early April. The call for abstracts and submission portal can be accessed here:
http://www.scienceofteamscience.org/call-for-abstracts.

 
A registration site and early bird registration will be available in February. Information regarding travel and lodging details is currently available on the
conference website and we encourage
you to make your
hotel reservations
soon as possible, space is limited.
 
SciTS Topics

Topics related to the study of team science include, but are not limited to:

·       
Big Data

·       
Citizen Science and Crowdsourcing

·       
Collaborative Readiness and Antecedents

·       
Communication

·       
Data visualization

·       
Distributed/Virtual Teams

·       
Diversity on Teams (e.g., cultural, gender, discipline)

·       
Disciplinary Diversity on Teams

·       
Teaching Team Science Principles

·       
Environmental Influences on Teams (e.g., organizational factors, physical environment)

·       
Evaluation of Team Processes & Outcomes

·       
Funding Strategies

·       
Innovation and Creativity

·       
Institutional Policies

·       
Leadership for Effective Team Science

·       
Learning & Knowledge Networks

·       
Inter/Transdisciplinary Approaches

·       
Methods for Science of Team Science Research

·       
Multi-level/Systems Approaches

·       
Multi-team Systems

·       
Networks

·       
Open Science

·       
Organization/Management Factors

·       
Promoting Team Science Values and Awareness

·       
Recognition and Reward

·       
Research Networking

·       
Sociotechnical systems

·       
Team Assembly

·       
Team Composition

·       
Team Dynamics

·       
Team Macro-cognition

·       
Team Science in the Clinical Translational Science Institutes (CTSA Hubs)

·       
Team Types/Typology

·       
Theoretical and Philosophical Approaches

·       
Training & Professional Development

·       
Transdisciplinary Teams

·       
Translational Science Teams
Submission Deadline: March 17, 2017