The 2023 Larry King Memorial Lecture keynote speakers this year were Dr. Roger Easton, Jr. of RIT’s Carlson Center for Imaging Science partnered with Dr. Jeyhan Kartaltepe of RIT’s School of Physics and Astronomy.
Click here to see their recorded lectures on “Astronomical Images – the Oldest and the Newest.” They showed exciting images from the James Webb Space Telescope together with recently discovered long lost ancient and medieval star charts using advanced imaging technologies on ancient manuscripts. Dr. Easton was on Zoom from Verona, Italy with Dr. Kartaltepe live with us.
TO: Members of the Academy and Science Community
The 49th Annual Fall Scientific Paper Session of the Rochester Academy of Science will be hosted by Rochester Institute of Technology at 1 Lomb Memorial Dr, Rochester, NY 14623 on Saturday, November 4th , 2023 from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Oral presentations will be scheduled between 9:00 AM and 11 AM. Poster presentations will follow. This session provides a forum for Academy members, the collegiate community, and others engaged in scientific research to present the results of their investigations in an atmosphere that promotes discussion and interaction.
The Academy covers the full scope of basic and applied sciences, including anthropology, botany, chemistry, computer science, ecology, environmental science, geography, geology, physics, physiology, psychology, science education, and zoology. Undergraduate students, graduate students, and faculty members are encouraged to attend and to present posters or oral reports. You do not have to be a member of the Rochester Academy of Science to participate. We request that all co-authors, advisors, and other attendees register.
Drinks and pastry will be available during on-site registration starting at 8:00 AM. A schedule and map will be handed out at registration. A luncheon follows the presentations and the Larry King Memorial Lecture is featured after lunch.
REGISTRATION ENTRY IS BELOW.
There is no charge to attend.
For presenters, there is only one $10 fee per abstract submission, either individual or group. RAS members pay $5.
Presentations may be oral presentations or posters. RAS Members may set up table displays. Oral reports are limited to 15 minutes in length: Use 12 minutes for the presentation itself and allow 3 minutes for questions from the audience at the end of your presentation. Posters provide an excellent opportunity for author-audience interaction and students should consider this mode of presentation, particularly if this will be their first scientific meeting.
You must register by Friday, October 21, 2023. An abstract of your presentation must be received by Friday, October 28, 2023
We cannot guarantee that late submissions will be included.
Parking: Free, on site.
All events are in Gosnell Building; directions will be posted soon.
8-10AM All attendees sign in. Beverages & pastries for all.
8-11AM Poster Session A setup
9-11AM Oral Presentations (5 rooms, 6 sessions each)
11AM-12PM. Poster Session A
12-1PM Lunch – on-campus food stands or bring your own.
12-1PM Poster Session B setup
1-2PM Welcome & Larry King Memorial Lecture. Gosnell 1250.
2-3PM Poster Session B
The latest images from the James Webb Space Telescope are astonishing and are changing long-held notions of the universe. Recently recovered ancient manuscript documents are changing our views on Greek astronomy with the discovery of the earliest known star chart, by Hipparchus. (c. 190 – c. 120 BCE) measuring the coordinates of stars.
Use Main Entrance off Jefferson Road. At traffic circle bear right onto Andrews Memorial Drive. Take Reynolds Drive to the "S" parking lot. FREE parking.
Reynolds Drive becomes a walkway as you walk north. Gosnell Hall is just east of Orange Hall, Entrance is at southeast corner.
On-Site Sign-In for the Rochester Academy of Science 49th Annual Fall Scientific Paper Session is in the atrium along with coffee and pastries. You will get your nametag, program, and further directions here.
If you are a member of the Rochester Academy of Science, answer "Yes."
Enter "U" for Undergraduate Student
Enter "G" for Graduate Student
Enter "F" for Faculty or Staff
Enter "O" for any other position, including RAS Member
Skip this if just attending. If presenting, tell us if you plan to enter a poster or give a 12-minute Oral presentation on your research. You may do one or the other, but not both. Enter "Poster" or "Talk." Only the Lead Author, Presenter, or Sponsor should enter this, whoever is paying the fee, as we collect only one fee per entry. If you are an RAS member, you will be issued a refund of half your $10 fee. If you are a Faculty member at your institution, consider joining the RAS.
Talks and posters are arranged by discipline. Generally these are the disciplines of anthropology, astronomy, biology, botany, chemistry, computer science, ecology, environmental science, geography, geology, paleontology, physics, physiology, science education, sociology, and zoology. Enter one of these or if your presentation does not fit into any of these, enter your own choice of topic.
Sub-topic is your area of specialty within your discipline.
Only the Lead Author or Presenter should enter the abstract.
THE TITLE SHOULD BE IN UPPERCASE AND FOLLOWED BY A PERIOD.
Use ‘and’ rather than ‘&’ in list of authors. Follow with author's affiliation(s),
Leave one blank line below the authors and indent the first line of the abstract (and subsequent paragraphs) 3 spaces.
There is one fee per abstract submission, either individual or group. The Presenter or sponsoring Faculty member should pay this. There is no charge to attend as an observer. If you are an RAS Member, half your fee will be refunded. Each attendee must register individually above for free admission, but only the abstract submitter should pay the fee.
Morning refreshments will be provided by the Rochester Academy of Science, so you can get coffee, tea, juice, and a snack at no charge.
You will be on your own for lunch. There are six on-campus coffee shops, sandwich bars, and restaurants within a 3 to 5 minute walk of the meeting. All names below link to their websites for more info. All take credit cards, two also take cash. You are also welcome to bring your lunch with you.
Java's - Eclectic coffee shop located on the 1st floor of the Wallace Library. Coffee, Cold Drinks, Smoothies, Cookies, Muffins, Fruit. CASH ACCEPTED.
Nathan's Soup & Salad - hearty home-style soups, sandwiches, wraps, and freshly baked breads. Warm up with hearty home-style soups, sandwiches, wraps, and freshly baked breads. Student Alumni Union. CASH ACCEPTED.
Global Village Cantina and Grille - Located in Global Village, the Cantina & Grille offers two made-to-order distinct experiences. Choose from Mexican cuisine at Salsarita’s or build-your-own bowls with grains, vegetables, proteins, and sauce at Indian Bar. CASHLESS.
The Market at Global Village carries groceries, beverages, snacks, and grab-and-go sushi. CASHLESS.
Midnight Oil - Located in Global Village, Crossroads Building. Starbucks® coffees, teas, and specialty crafted beverages. Artisan sandwiches, desserts, and pastries. CASHLESS.
Café & Market at Crossroads - features a market-style food court serving Asian cuisine, daily chef specials, grill, pizza, paninis, subs, salads, and hand-rolled sushi. CASHLESS.