2019 ARCS All Members Conference

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Portland, Oregon - The Nines Hotel  |  Group Rate Hotel Registration HERE

The Nines Hotel

 

2019 Keynote Speaker Patrick Phillips

 

Sponsor

 

SEPTEMBER 18-21, 2019

With Special Bonus Weekend Events September 21-22

2019 Register

Quicklinks:  Keynote Speaker  |  Highlights  |  Panel  |  Tours  |  Weekend Bonus Events

2019 PROGRAM


Wednesday, Sept 18, 2019

1:00 pm     Registration opens -Design Foyer

1:30 pm     Forum 

3:30 pm     Chapter President Meeting 

6:00 pm   Welcome Reception -The Nines Ballroom Prefunction


Thursday, Sept 19, 2019

7:00 am      Registration Opens -Design Foyer

7:45 am      Breakfast Buffet -The Nines Ballroom Prefunction

9:00 am    Opening Session/Welcome -Culture/Fashion

9:10 am     Keynote Speaker – Dr. Patrick Phillips, University of Oregon – "Exploring the Frontiers of Aging" -Culture/Fashion

10:00 am   Break -The Nines Ballroom Prefunction

10:15 am    Robotics Panel Discussion – "New Frontiers in Robotics" - Oregon State University -Culture/Fashion

11:45 am    ARCS Light Awards Luncheon -Design 

1:15 pm      Afternoon Tours (choose one): 

       Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) Knight Cancer Institute  

       Oregon Historical Society 

       Oregon State Food Innovation Center 

       Portland Art Museum 

       Portland Japanese Garden

5:15 pm  Dinner

             Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI) with speaker Dr. Brian Druker 


Friday, Sept 20, 2019

7:00 am    Registration opens -Design Foyer

8:00 am    Morning Session 

Oregon National Primate Research Center Tour and Panel 

12:00 pm  Lunch -Design 

1:15 pm     Afternoon Tours (choose one):

Lan Su Chinese Garden

OHSU Knight Cancer Institute

Portland Art Museum

Portland Japanese Garden  

6:30 pm Closing Reception and Dinner at The Nines -Culture/Fashion


Saturday, Sept 21, 2019

8:00 am     Breakfast Buffett -The Nines Ballroom/Prefunction

9:00 am     National Board Meeting -Design

10:30 am    Break 

10:45 am    National Annual Meeting -Design

11:30 am     Conference closes 


Weekend Bonus Events:

 

Saturday, Sept 21, 2019

12:30 pm-5:00 pm   Sokol Blosser Wine Tasting and Tour

 

Sunday, Sept 22, 2109

8:00 am-4:30 pm   Whales and Marine Science on the Oregon Coast

 

 

 

ROBOTICS PANEL


Thursday, Sept 19, 2019

10:15 a.m.

"New Frontiers in Robotics"

Are you curious about the future of artificial intelligence? Join us for a panel discussion on robotics in the real world and how to solve current issues at hand.

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OREGON MUSEUM OF SCIENCE AND INDUSTRY DINNER


Thursday, Sept 19, 2019

5:30 p.m.

Casual evening with talk from internationally acclaimed researcher

The end of cancer is within reach! Dr. Brian Druker discusses his revolutionary cancer research at the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI). Join us for a memorable night of food, fellowship, and discovery.

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NATIONAL PRIMATE RESEARCH CENTER TOUR AND PRESENTATION


Friday, Sept 20, 2019

8:15 a.m.

Interactive tour and panel

Did you know primates share 98 percent of genes with humans? See how the Oregon National Primate Research Center (ONPRC) provides first-rate research and training programs to study these trait similarities. 

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SOKOL BLOSSER WINE TOUR AND TASTING


Saturday, Sept 21, 2019

12:30 pm-5:00 pm

Optional afternoon event; $95 additional charge

Tour of venue and wine tasting

Visit one of the first wineries in Oregon, Sokol Blosser Winery, for an inside look on how they make their famous pinot noir. 

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WHALES AND MARINE SCIENCE ON THE OREGON COAST


Sunday, Sept 22, 2019

8:00 am-4:30 pm

Optional all day event; $95 additional charge

Interactive tour and whale watching

Experience everything the Oregon coast has to offer on this all day bonus event. Enjoy lunch on the beach, lighthouse views, and whale watching with whale expert, Bruce Mate.

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