Schedule

VIRTUAL MEETING SCHEDULE

All times in Central Daylight Savings Time (-5 hours GMT).

Complete detailed schedule available here. Subject to change.

Tuesday, August 18:

7:30 Online Check-in and Virtual Help Desk Open
8:00 Welcome and Opening Remarks
8:30 Special Message: 2021 UIS International Year of Cave and Karst
8:45 Stronger Together: A Global Conversation (Panel Discussion)
9:30 Break

10:00 Plenary Session: Sustainability and Community
11:15 Break

11:45 Concurrent Sessions: Conservation Tools/Science
13:45 Technical presentations conclude

Wednesday, August 19:

7:30 Online Check-in and Virtual Help Desk Open
8:00 Poster/Flash-talk Sessions Posters and films will be available for viewing August 1, authors go live for 10 minutes each to take questions.
9:30 Break

10:00 Virtual Field Excursions in Mammoth Cave National Park and Area Biosphere Reserve. (Online resources and links will be made available August 1, leaders go live for one hour to present and take questions).
11:00 Break

11:30 Virtual Field Excursions in Mammoth Cave National Park and Area Biosphere Reserve.
12:30 Virtual Field Excursions conclude.

Thursday, August 20:

7:30 Online Check-in and Virtual Help Desk Open
8:00 Concurrent Workshop Sessions.  Chose which workshop you would like to participate in during registration. These must be pre-selected to maintain smaller group sizes.
9:30 Break

10:00 Concurrent Workshop Sessions.
11:30 Break

12:00 Workshop Wrap-up Session – Brief reports of outcomes from each workshop.
13:00 Meeting Adjourns.