Schedule

Dates: April 2-5, 2017 – Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum, Las Cruces, NM

Sunday, April 2, 2017
2:00pm – 5:00pm Registration and Bench-Scale Setup
5:00pm – 6:30pm  Dinner
6:30pm – 8:00pm Mandatory Welcome and Safety Meeting*

Please be aware that from Monday morning on – closed toed shoes only and no shorts or skirts/dresses allowed in the bench-scale area.

Monday, April 3, 2017
8:00am – 10:00am Bench-Scale Operating Permits Issued
8:30am – Noon Oral Presentations – Business dress recommended. Oral Presentations do not take place in the bench-scale area.
8:00am – 2:00pm Sample Distribution
Noon – 1:30pm Lunch
1:30pm – 3:00pm Oral Presentations – Business dress recommended. Oral Presentations do not take place in the bench-scale area.
  Dinner on own
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
8:00am – Noon Bench-Scale and Poster Presentations
8:00am – 2:00pm Sample Distribution
8:00am – 4:00pm Peer Judging – if a team is free from other judging, Peer Judges may interview teams
Noon – 1:30pm Lunch
1:30pm – 3:00pm Bench-Scale and Poster Presentations
3:00pm – 4:00pm Faculty Advisors/WERC meeting
3:00pm – 4:00pm Formal Peer Judging time.  All teams should be at their booths so that Peer Judging can be completed by all Peer Judges. 
4:00pm – 5:30pm Reception for All Participants – Casual and Fun!
Dinner on own
Wednesday, April 5, 2017
8:00am Final Sample Turn In – All samples requiring analysis must be turned in by 8 am
9:00am – 11:00am Waste disposal turn-in; Bench-scale tear down (Bench-scale area closed at noon)
Noon – 1:30pm Lunch on own
1:30pm – 3:30pm Final judges meeting
4:00pm – 7:30pm Awards Banquet – Attendees tend to wear business wear.

*Attendance at the Welcome and Safety Lecture on Sunday is mandatory.