Texas Tech University

2019 Week of Research & Innovation

We invite you to attend the many activities occurring during the inaugural Week of Research and Innovation, April 1 - 5, 2019. Please note that all URC events with an asterisk require prior registration and/or RSVP. All Spark Conference events require prior registration.  

This schedule is tentative and subject to change. 

Monday, April 1  

10:00 am-3:00 pm Undergraduate Research Pop Ups Various TTU locations

Tuesday, April 2  

8:00 am-2:00 pm URC Check In

SUB Red Raider Lounge

8:00 am-9:00 am URC Day 1 Poster Set-Up

SUB Ballroom (North)

9:00 am-9:50 am *Week of Research & Innovation Opening & Breakfast (URC & Spark)

SUB Ballroom (South)

10:00 am-11:30 am URC Poster Session # 1

SUB Ballroom (North)

11:30 am-12:30 pm *URC Come & Go Lunch

SUB Ballroom (South)

2:00 pm-3:40 pm URC Oral/Paper Session # 1

SUB 2nd Floor

Wednesday, April 3  

8:30 am-1:00 pm URC Check In

SUB Red Raider Lounge

8:30 am-9:30 am *URC Breakfast

SUB Ballroom (South)

8:00 am-11:00 am URC Day 2 Poster Set-Up

SUB Ballroom (North)

9:00 am-10:00 am 1 Million Cups 

HUB 103-105

9:30 am-11:10 am URC Oral/Paper Session # 2

SUB 2nd Floor

11:30 am-1:00 pm *Week of Research & Innovation Keynote Luncheon - Sherwin Greenblatt (URC & Spark)

SUB Matador Room

1:30 pm-3:00 pm URC Poster Session # 2

SUB Ballroom (North)

Thursday, April 4  

8:00 am-9:00 am Spark Conference Check-In

TBD

10:00 am-11:15 am Spark Panel # 1

SUB Matador

11:15 am- 11:30 am Spark Networking Break

SUB Matador Lounge

11:30 am- 1:00 pm

Spark Keynote Luncheon - Genevieve Thiers

SUB Ballroom

1:15 pm-
1:30 pm

Spark Networking Break

SUB Matador Lounge

1:30 pm- 2:45 pm Spark Panel # 2

SUB Matador

2:45 pm-3:00 pm Spark Networking Break SUB Matador Lounge
3:00 pm- 4:15 pm Spark Panel # 3

SUB Matador

4:15 pm- 4:30 pm Spark Networking Break

SUB Matador Lounge 

4:30 pm-6:00 pm Spark Lightning Round Reception SUB Ballroom

Friday, April 5  

8:00 am-9:00 am Spark Conference Check-In

Hub Atrium

9:00 am-12:30 pm Spark TTU Accelerator

Hub Atrium

12:30 pm-1:15 pm Spark Networking Lunch

Hub Atrium

1:15 pm-2:00 pm *Week of Research and Innovation Awards Ceremony (Spark & URC)

Hub Atrium

2:00 pm-2:45 pm *Closing Remarks & Desert Bar (Spark & URC)

Hub Atrium

3:00 pm-7:00 pm URC Visual & Performing Arts Exhibition at the First Friday Art Trail

LHUCA Icehouse