Registration to the virtual AESC will give you the opportunity to hear from invited plenary speakers, keynote speakers; participate in live Q & A sessions with presenters, interact with posters and virtual field trips as well as network with fellow delegates and industry. 

The program below is provisional and will be updated as planning proceeds. Please check this page regularly.

Program times are listed in AEDT. To convert program times to your timezome, CLICK HERE.

Welcome to the First Virtual AESC

10:30am – Official Opening

CONCURRENT SESSION 1 – Includes Symposia
11:00am – 12:00pm

Session 1.1

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11:00 – 11:20: Keynote Presentation
11:20 – 11:35: Speakers intro and Summaries
11:35 – 12:00: Forum

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Session 1.2

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11:00 – 11:20: Keynote Presentation
11:20 – 11:35: Speakers intro and Summaries
11:35 – 12:00: Forum

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Session 1.3

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11:00 – 11:20: Keynote Presentation
11:20 – 11:35: Speakers intro and Summaries
11:35 – 12:00: Forum

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Session 1.4

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11:00 – 11:20: Keynote Presentation
11:20 – 11:35: Speakers intro and Summaries
11:35 – 12:00: Forum

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12:00pm – 12:30pm REFRESHMENT BREAK
Explore the many opportunities the AESC Online Portal can offer, including:
– meeting one-on-one with industry
– connecting with fellow delegates
– view ePosters
– view Virtual Field Trips

PLENARY SESSION #1
12:30pm – 1:30pm

1:30pm – 2:00pm REFRESHMENT BREAK
Explore the many opportunities the AESC Online Portal can offer, including:
– meeting one-on-one with industry
– connecting with fellow delegates
– view ePosters
– view Virtual Field Trips

CONCURRENT SESSION 2 – Includes Symposia
2:00pm – 3:00pm

Session 2.1

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2:00 – 2:20: Keynote Presentation
2:20 – 2:35: Speakers intro and Summaries
2:35 – 3:00: Forum

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Session 2.2

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2:00 – 2:20: Keynote Presentation
2:20 – 2:35: Speakers intro and Summaries
2:35 – 3:00: Forum

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Session 2.3

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2:00 – 2:20: Keynote Presentation
2:20 – 2:35: Speakers intro and Summaries
2:35 – 3:00: Forum

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Session 2.4

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2:00 – 2:20: Keynote Presentation
2:20 – 2:35: Speakers intro and Summaries
2:35 – 3:00: Forum

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3:00pm – 3:30pm REFRESHMENT BREAK
Explore the many opportunities the AESC Online Portal can offer, including:
– meeting one-on-one with industry
– connecting with fellow delegates
– view ePosters
– view Virtual Field Trips

CONCURRENT SESSION 3 – Includes Symposia
3:30pm – 4:30pm

Session 3.1

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3:30 – 3:50: Keynote Presentation
3:50 – 4:05: Speakers intro and Summaries
4:05 – 4:30: Forum

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Session 3.2

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3:30 – 3:50: Keynote Presentation
3:50 – 4:05: Speakers intro and Summaries
4:05 – 4:30: Forum

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Session 3.3

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3:30 – 3:50: Keynote Presentation
3:50 – 4:05: Speakers intro and Summaries
4:05 – 4:30: Forum

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Session 3.4

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3:30 – 3:50: Keynote Presentation
3:50 – 4:05: Speakers intro and Summaries
4:05 – 4:30: Forum

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4:30pm – 5:00pm REFRESHMENT BREAK
Stand up, stretch, connect with fellow attendees in the Meeting Hub, browse the Exhibition and Poster and Virtual Field Trip Gallery… and prepare for the final session of day 1!

CONCURRENT SESSION 4 – Includes Symposia
5:00pm – 6:00pm

Session 4.1

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5:00 – 5:20: Keynote Presentation
5:20 – 5:35: Speakers intro and Summaries
5:35 – 6:00: Forum

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Session 4.2

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5:00 – 5:20: Keynote Presentation
5:20 – 5:35: Speakers intro and Summaries
5:35 – 6:00: Forum

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Session 4.3

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5:00 – 5:20: Keynote Presentation
5:20 – 5:35: Speakers intro and Summaries
5:35 – 6:00: Forum

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Session 4.4

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5:00 – 5:20: Keynote Presentation
5:20 – 5:35: Speakers intro and Summaries
5:35 – 6:00: Forum

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6:00pm – 7:00pm NETWORKING EVENTS

Welcome to Day 2

10:30am – Official Opening of Day 2

CONCURRENT SESSION 5 – Includes Symposia
11:00am – 12:00pm

Session 5.1

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11:00 – 11:20: Keynote Presentation
11:20 – 11:35: Speakers intro and Summaries
11:35 – 12:00: Forum

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Session 5.2

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11:00 – 11:20: Keynote Presentation
11:20 – 11:35: Speakers intro and Summaries
11:35 – 12:00: Forum

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Session 5.3

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11:00 – 11:20: Keynote Presentation
11:20 – 11:35: Speakers intro and Summaries
11:35 – 12:00: Forum

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Session 5.4

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11:00 – 11:20: Keynote Presentation
11:20 – 11:35: Speakers intro and Summaries
11:35 – 12:00: Forum

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12:00pm – 12:30pm REFRESHMENT BREAK
Explore the many opportunities the AESC Online Portal can offer, including:
– meeting one-on-one with industry
– connecting with fellow delegates
– view ePosters
– view Virtual Field Trips

PLENARY SESSION #2
12:30pm – 1:30pm

1:30pm – 2:00pm REFRESHMENT BREAK
Explore the many opportunities the AESC Online Portal can offer, including:
– meeting one-on-one with industry
– connecting with fellow delegates
– view ePosters
– view Virtual Field Trips

CONCURRENT SESSION 6 – Includes Symposia
2:00pm – 3:00pm

Session 6.1

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2:00 – 2:20: Keynote Presentation
2:20 – 2:35: Speakers intro and Summaries
2:35 – 3:00: Forum

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Session 6.2

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2:00 – 2:20: Keynote Presentation
2:20 – 2:35: Speakers intro and Summaries
2:35 – 3:00: Forum

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Session 6.3

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2:00 – 2:20: Keynote Presentation
2:20 – 2:35: Speakers intro and Summaries
2:35 – 3:00: Forum

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Session 6.4

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2:00 – 2:20: Keynote Presentation
2:20 – 2:35: Speakers intro and Summaries
2:35 – 3:00: Forum

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3:00pm – 3:30pm REFRESHMENT BREAK
Explore the many opportunities the AESC Online Portal can offer, including:
– meeting one-on-one with industry
– connecting with fellow delegates
– view ePosters
– view Virtual Field Trips

CONCURRENT SESSION 7 – Includes Symposia
3:30pm – 4:30pm

Session 7.1

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3:30 – 3:50: Keynote Presentation
3:50 – 4:05: Speakers intro and Summaries
4:05 – 4:30: Forum

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Session 7.2

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3:30 – 3:50: Keynote Presentation
3:50 – 4:05: Speakers intro and Summaries
4:05 – 4:30: Forum

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Session 7.3

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3:30 – 3:50: Keynote Presentation
3:50 – 4:05: Speakers intro and Summaries
4:05 – 4:30: Forum

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Session 7.4

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3:30 – 3:50: Keynote Presentation
3:50 – 4:05: Speakers intro and Summaries
4:05 – 4:30: Forum

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4:30pm – 5:00pm REFRESHMENT BREAK
Stand up, stretch, connect with fellow attendees in the Meeting Hub, browse the Exhibition and Poster and Virtual Field Trip Gallery… and prepare for the final session of day 2!

CONCURRENT SESSION 8 – Includes Symposia
5:00pm – 6:00pm

Session 8.1

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5:00 – 5:20: Keynote Presentation
5:20 – 5:35: Speakers intro and Summaries
5:35 – 6:00: Forum

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Session 8.2

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5:00 – 5:20: Keynote Presentation
5:20 – 5:35: Speakers intro and Summaries
5:35 – 6:00: Forum

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Session 8.3

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5:00 – 5:20: Keynote Presentation
5:20 – 5:35: Speakers intro and Summaries
5:35 – 6:00: Forum

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Session 8.4

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5:00 – 5:20: Keynote Presentation
5:20 – 5:35: Speakers intro and Summaries
5:35 – 6:00: Forum

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6:00pm – 7:00pm NETWORKING EVENTS

Welcome to Day 3

10:30am – Official Opening of Day 3

CONCURRENT SESSION 9 – Includes Symposia
11:00am – 12:00pm

Session 9.1

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11:00 – 11:20: Keynote Presentation
11:20 – 11:35: Speakers intro and Summaries
11:35 – 12:00: Forum

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Session 9.2

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11:00 – 11:20: Keynote Presentation
11:20 – 11:35: Speakers intro and Summaries
11:35 – 12:00: Forum

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Session 9.3

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11:00 – 11:20: Keynote Presentation
11:20 – 11:35: Speakers intro and Summaries
11:35 – 12:00: Forum

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Session 9.4

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11:00 – 11:20: Keynote Presentation
11:20 – 11:35: Speakers intro and Summaries
11:35 – 12:00: Forum

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12:00pm – 12:30pm REFRESHMENT BREAK
Explore the many opportunities the AESC Online Portal can offer, including:
– meeting one-on-one with industry
– connecting with fellow delegates
– view ePosters
– view Virtual Field Trips

PLENARY SESSION #3
12:30pm – 1:30pm

1:30pm – 2:00pm REFRESHMENT BREAK
Explore the many opportunities the AESC Online Portal can offer, including:
– meeting one-on-one with industry
– connecting with fellow delegates
– view ePosters
– view Virtual Field Trips

CONCURRENT SESSION 10 – Includes Symposia
2:00pm – 3:00pm

Session 10.1

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2:00 – 2:20: Keynote Presentation
2:20 – 2:35: Speakers intro and Summaries
2:35 – 3:00: Forum

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Session 10.2

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2:00 – 2:20: Keynote Presentation
2:20 – 2:35: Speakers intro and Summaries
2:35 – 3:00: Forum

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Session 10.3

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2:00 – 2:20: Keynote Presentation
2:20 – 2:35: Speakers intro and Summaries
2:35 – 3:00: Forum

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Session 10.4

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2:00 – 2:20: Keynote Presentation
2:20 – 2:35: Speakers intro and Summaries
2:35 – 3:00: Forum

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3:00pm – 3:30pm REFRESHMENT BREAK
Explore the many opportunities the AESC Online Portal can offer, including:
– meeting one-on-one with industry
– connecting with fellow delegates
– view ePosters
– view Virtual Field Trips

CONCURRENT SESSION 11 – Includes Symposia
3:30pm – 4:30pm

Session 11.1

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3:30 – 3:50: Keynote Presentation
3:50 – 4:05: Speakers intro and Summaries
4:05 – 4:30: Forum

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Session 11.2

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3:30 – 3:50: Keynote Presentation
3:50 – 4:05: Speakers intro and Summaries
4:05 – 4:30: Forum

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Session 11.3

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3:30 – 3:50: Keynote Presentation
3:50 – 4:05: Speakers intro and Summaries
4:05 – 4:30: Forum

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Session 11.4

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3:30 – 3:50: Keynote Presentation
3:50 – 4:05: Speakers intro and Summaries
4:05 – 4:30: Forum

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4:30pm – 5:00pm REFRESHMENT BREAK
Stand up, stretch, connect with fellow attendees in the Meeting Hub, browse the Exhibition and Poster and Virtual Field Trip Gallery… and prepare for the final session of day 3!

CONCURRENT SESSION 12 – Includes Symposia
5:00pm – 6:00pm

Session 12.1

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5:00 – 5:20: Keynote Presentation
5:20 – 5:35: Speakers intro and Summaries
5:35 – 6:00: Forum

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Session 12.2

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5:00 – 5:20: Keynote Presentation
5:20 – 5:35: Speakers intro and Summaries
5:35 – 6:00: Forum

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Session 12.3

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5:00 – 5:20: Keynote Presentation
5:20 – 5:35: Speakers intro and Summaries
5:35 – 6:00: Forum

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Session 12.4

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5:00 – 5:20: Keynote Presentation
5:20 – 5:35: Speakers intro and Summaries
5:35 – 6:00: Forum

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6:00pm – 7:00pm NETWORKING EVENTS

Welcome to Day 4

10:30am – Official Opening of the Final Day of the Convention

CONCURRENT SESSION 13 – Includes Symposia
11:00am – 12:00pm

Session 13.1

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11:00 – 11:20: Keynote Presentation
11:20 – 11:35: Speakers intro and Summaries
11:35 – 12:00: Forum

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Session 13.2

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11:00 – 11:20: Keynote Presentation
11:20 – 11:35: Speakers intro and Summaries
11:35 – 12:00: Forum

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Session 13.3

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11:00 – 11:20: Keynote Presentation
11:20 – 11:35: Speakers intro and Summaries
11:35 – 12:00: Forum

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Session 13.4

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11:00 – 11:20: Keynote Presentation
11:20 – 11:35: Speakers intro and Summaries
11:35 – 12:00: Forum

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12:00pm – 12:30pm REFRESHMENT BREAK
Explore the many opportunities the AESC Online Portal can offer, including:
– meeting one-on-one with industry
– connecting with fellow delegates
– view ePosters
– view Virtual Field Trips

PLENARY SESSION #4
12:30pm – 1:30pm

1:30pm – 2:00pm REFRESHMENT BREAK
Explore the many opportunities the AESC Online Portal can offer, including:
– meeting one-on-one with industry
– connecting with fellow delegates
– view ePosters
– view Virtual Field Trips

CONCURRENT SESSION 14 – Includes Symposia
2:00pm – 3:00pm

Session 14.1

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2:00 – 2:20: Keynote Presentation
2:20 – 2:35: Speakers intro and Summaries
2:35 – 3:00: Forum

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Session 14.2

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2:00 – 2:20: Keynote Presentation
2:20 – 2:35: Speakers intro and Summaries
2:35 – 3:00: Forum

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Session 14.3

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2:00 – 2:20: Keynote Presentation
2:20 – 2:35: Speakers intro and Summaries
2:35 – 3:00: Forum

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Session 14.4

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2:00 – 2:20: Keynote Presentation
2:20 – 2:35: Speakers intro and Summaries
2:35 – 3:00: Forum

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3:00pm – 3:30pm REFRESHMENT BREAK
Explore the many opportunities the AESC Online Portal can offer, including:
– meeting one-on-one with industry
– connecting with fellow delegates
– view ePosters
– view Virtual Field Trips

CONCURRENT SESSION 15 – Includes Symposia
3:30pm – 4:30pm

Session 15.1

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3:30 – 3:50: Keynote Presentation
3:50 – 4:05: Speakers intro and Summaries
4:05 – 4:30: Forum

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Session 15.2

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3:30 – 3:50: Keynote Presentation
3:50 – 4:05: Speakers intro and Summaries
4:05 – 4:30: Forum

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Session 15.3

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3:30 – 3:50: Keynote Presentation
3:50 – 4:05: Speakers intro and Summaries
4:05 – 4:30: Forum

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Session 15.4

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3:30 – 3:50: Keynote Presentation
3:50 – 4:05: Speakers intro and Summaries
4:05 – 4:30: Forum

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4:30pm – 5:00pm REFRESHMENT BREAK
Stand up, stretch, connect with fellow attendees in the Meeting Hub, browse the Exhibition and Poster and Virtual Field Trip Gallery… and prepare for the final session of the Convention!

CONCURRENT SESSION 16 – Includes Symposia
5:00pm – 6:00pm

Session 16.1

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5:00 – 5:20: Keynote Presentation
5:20 – 5:35: Speakers intro and Summaries
5:35 – 6:00: Forum

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Session 16.2

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5:00 – 5:20: Keynote Presentation
5:20 – 5:35: Speakers intro and Summaries
5:35 – 6:00: Forum

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Session 16.3

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5:00 – 5:20: Keynote Presentation
5:20 – 5:35: Speakers intro and Summaries
5:35 – 6:00: Forum

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Session 16.4

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5:00 – 5:20: Keynote Presentation
5:20 – 5:35: Speakers intro and Summaries
5:35 – 6:00: Forum

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Closing Session

Thank you for attending the First Virtual AESC.

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