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Discover USC


Schedule

The Discover USC 2017 schedule was packed from start to finish with an exciting keynote speech, two presentation sessions, awards ceremonies and more.

 

Discover USC 2017

Time Details

8:00 a.m.

Presenter, Reviewer and Volunteer registration opens
Convention Center, lobby (upper level)

8:30 a.m. to 8:45 a.m.

Welcome, Keynote speaker introductions
USC President Harris Pastides
USC Vice President for Research Prakash Nagarkatti
Convention Center, Columbia Ballroom (upper level)

8:45 a.m. to 9:45 a.m.

Keynote Address
2014 Nobel Laureate Dr. Shuji Nakamura
Convention Center, Columbia Ballroom (upper level)

9:45 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.

Break

10:15 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.

Presentation Session 1
Oral, poster and three-minute thesis presentations, various locations

11:45 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Lunch Break
Lunch for presenters, registered mentors, volunteers and reviewers  
served at the Convention Center, lower level or upper level for special  
request meals. (Attendees must present a lunch ticket to get a boxed lunch.)

1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Presentation Session 2
Oral, poster and three-minute thesis presentations, various locations

2:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Reception
Convention Center, upper level

3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Awards Ceremonies
All awards ceremonies in the Convention Center.

Undergraduate student awards: Columbia Ballroom A
Graduate student awards and three-minute thesis finals: Columbia Ballroom B
Medical scholar awards: Columbia Ballroom C
Postdoctoral Scholar awards: Lexington Ballroom A