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  Home > SPA Symposium VIII

February 21, 2017
McNamara Alumni Center
9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.


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8:15 - 9:00 a.m.

Memorial Hall
Breakfast and Registration

9:00 - 9:15 a.m.

Memorial Hall
Welcome and Introductions
Pat Jondahl
Sarah Waldemar

9:15 - 9:30 a.m.

Memorial Hall
Opening Plenary Session

Allen S. Levine

Interim Vice President for Research

9:45 – 10:30 a.m.

Johnson Room

Session 1

Tricky Scenarios with a Twist, Travel


David Hagen

Jennifer LaFrance

David March

Pamela Webb

Ski-U-Mah Room

Session 2

Effort I Basic


Erin Flathmann


Swain Room

Session 3


Nuances of Working with Business & Industry


Amanda Galster

Sarah Hilbert

Hang McLaughlin

Noel Schumacher

Megan Vimont



Heritage Gallery

Session 4

Creating Serendipity: Enhancing and Supporting Research Development


Margaret Celebrezze

Elizabeth Fedie

Janice Jaguszewski

Robyn Kennedy



Gateway Room

Session 5

Research Compliance Across Borders: Export Controls, Economic Sanctions, and the Fly America Act


Patrick Briscoe


Minnesota Room

Session  6

Career Track




Mark Erickson

Andrea Marshall

Nicole Pilman

Lori Wallin


10:45 – 11:30 a.m.

Johnson Room

Session  7

Tricky Scenarios with a Twist, Purchasing


Jennifer LaFrance

David March

Kevin McKoskey

Nicole Pilman

Ski-U-Mah Room

Session  8

Advanced Effort Sampler




Mia Rampi-Lambertz

Elizabeth Richardson

Jillian Rung

Swain Room

Session  9

Fellowship Tips and Tricks: How to Successfully Manage Proposals and Awards

Lynn Hochsprung

 Mackenzie Randolph

Megan Vimont

Jessica Weaver

Minnesota Room

Session  10

IRB Tricky Scenarios



Linnea Anderson

Courtney Jarboe

Gateway Room

Session  11

Workflow Gen: The Only Way to Pay Your Subaward Invoices Come 2017


Judy Krzyzek

Lesley Schmidt Sindberg

Heritage Gallery

Session 12

Fiction or Non Fiction; Short Story or Novel; All Can Be Intriguing (Why You Should Read & Understand the Sponsor's Solicitation)


Lorrie Awoyinka

Pat Jondahl

Frances Spalding

Roger Wareham


11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.


Luncheon Buffet

The Transformation of Work and Family in the United States, 1800-2050

Steven Ruggles

Regents Professor of History and Population Studies

Serving lines in The Commons
Dining in Memorial Hall followed by luncheon speaker

1:15 – 2:00 p.m.


Heritage Gallery

Session 13

A Day in the Life



Jason Jacobs

Michele Stafki


Swain Room

Session 14


Google Suite for

Business 101


Sonya Overgaard

Jillian Rung


Minnesota Room

Session 15

Bits and Bytes: Creating Data Management Plans for Grant Applications


Caitlin Bakker

Johnson Room

Session  16

The good, the bad and the ugly on the road to compliance

Susan Richards

Sarah Waldemar


Ski-U-Mah Room

Session 17




April Coon





2:00 – 2:45 p.m.

The Commons

2:15 - 2:45 p.m.

Memorial Hall


Johnson Great Room


2:45 – 3:30 p.m.

Memorial Hall
Closing Plenary Session - Hot Topics
Pamela Webb


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