The Fall 2021 Campus Conference is a time for Mines faculty and staff to gather together to learn more about important initiatives underway at Mines. This year’s sessions will be available live on campus, as well as via Zoom. Dates, locations and Zoom sign-up links are below.
Campus Conference Schedule
Friday, August 20, 2021
11 a.m. | Faculty Fall Welcome | Bunker Auditorium or Register to Join Virtually
12 p.m. | Faculty & Staff BBQ | Kafadar Commons
1:30 p.m. | Annual State-of-Mines Plenary and Q&A | Lockridge Arena or Register to Join Virtually
3:00 p.m. | Workshop Breakout Sessions | Various Locations and Virtually (see details below)
*Masks required for all indoor events at Campus Conference, regardless of vaccination status
The Oredigger TRAIL: Capturing a Comprehensive Mines Experience
The Transformative Record for Applied Integrative Learning (TRAIL) advances the MINES@150 for an engaged, enriched, and distinctive student experience by way of an Experiential Major Map (EMM) and a Comprehensive Learning Record (CLR). Join Vibhuti Dave, Toni Lefton and Colin Terry to learn more about forthcoming efforts to build a new integrated and collaborative approach to supporting a student’s exploration and pursuit of a holistic education while also formally recognizing and celebrating the academic, co-curricular, and extracurricular achievements of our graduates
Grand Ballrooms or Register to Join Virtually
The Next Steps for DI&A at Mines
Join Amy Landis, presidential faculty fellow for access, attainment and diversity, for this workshop that will discuss where we’ve come from and where we still need to go to achieve our DI&A goals for MINES@150. Participants will learn about opportunities to engage with DI&A at Mines and engage in discussion to help guide DI&A activities for the future.
BBW 280 or Register to Join Virtually
Mines Online: Strategy, How to Build a Successful Program and Examples of Success
Join Sam Spiegel, AVP for Online Education, and a faculty panel as they share the current landscape and vision of online education at Mines. Participate in a discussion about the challenges and rewards of teaching online classes and how to launch a successful online program or course.
Petroleum Hall or Register to Join Virtually
Campaign for MINES@150 Update & Strategies for Engaging Alumni in Academic and Campus Programs
A key Mines@150 goal is to be an exemplar for alumni affinity and involvement. Join Brian Winkelbauer and other representatives from the Mines Foundation and the Mines Alumni Board to learn how alumni are making an impact on campus through their involvement of time and expertise as well as through their generous financial support, and how best to engage alumni in your programs.
Ballrooms D & E or Register to Join Virtually
From Research to Technology Transfer to Innovation Impact
The discoveries from your research can help change the world for the better. Join Walt Copan, the new Mines vice president for research and technology transfer, in conversation with Lisa Kinzel and Will Vaughan to discuss how discoveries made across the wide range of research at Mines result in potentially valuable inventions that can be deployed to make impacts for people and planet. The Mines research and technology transfer team offers support, services, expertise and funding to assist you throughout this journey.
Metals Hall or Register to Join Virtually