A Planning Meeting for the proposed new Industry/University Cooperative Research Center (I/UCRC), the Center for Arthropod Management Technologies (CAMTech) will be held in Ames, IA, September 5-7. The meeting will start with a reception at 7 pm on Wednesday, September 5th and end at noon on Friday, September 7th. The reception will be held at the Gateway Hotel and Conference Center in Ames, with the rest of the meeting held at Reiman Gardens on the ISU campus, which features the Christina Reiman Butterfly Wing.
The purpose of the meeting is to
(i) Communicate the benefits and policies of membership in this multi-university I/UCRC
(ii) Foster interaction between representatives from prospective member companies and the research team and university administrators
(iii) Present potential research projects
(iv) Solicit feedback from prospective members on presented research projects and learn of other areas of interest within the capabilities of the Iowa State University / University of Kentucky research team.
Registration for the meeting is free. However, attendees are asked to cover the cost of travel to the Des Moines airport (DSM) and accommodation. Please see Travel and Accommodation for further details.
Deadline for discounted accommodation, Gateway Hotel: August 15, 2012
Registration deadline: August 22, 2012