175th 2YC3 Conference
Rocky Mountain Regional ACS Meeting
“Visualizing Chemistry: With Emphasis on Case Studies and Chemical Demonstrations ”
October 13-14, 2006
Pima Community College
2202 W. Anklam Road, Tucson, AZ 85709-0270

Conference Program
Program: David Katz, katzdavid@hslc.org 520-206-6044
Alternate Contact: Edward A. Kremer, ekremer@kckcc.edu 913-288-7111

Thursday, October 12
6:00-9:00 Social Hour Inn Suites Hotel
Friday, October 13
8:00-9:00 Continental Breakfast
8:00-4:00 Registration and Exhibits
9:00-9:15 Welcome and Opening Remarks
9:15-10:15 Keynote Addres--  David Katz, Chemical Visualizations and Demonstrations, Pima Community College
10:15-10:30 Refreshments and Exhibits
10:30-12:00 Workshop A, Case Studies,  Colleen Kelly, Pima Community College
12:00-1:30 Lunch and 2YC3 General Membership Meeting
1:30-2:00 Solid State Chemistry for Engineering Students at the Community College,  Tom Selegue, Pima Community College

Guidelines for Chemistry Programs in Two-Year Colleges: A Resource for Institutional Self-Study and Program Review, Doug Sawyer, Scottsdale Community College (abstract)

2:30-5:30  Workshop B, Forensic Science (Hands On), David Katz, Pima Community College
3:15-3:30 Refreshments and Exhibits
6:30 Banquet talk by Bassam Z. Shakhashiri
Saturday, October 15/ University of Arizona Tucson 
8:00-4:00 Exhibits
8:00 Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:00-4:30 POGIL Workshop hosted by RMRM - Additional Information at the bottom of this program
9:00-9:30 Improving Instruction via Modality Change, Lorelei Wood, Rio Salado College
9:30-10:15 You and 2YC3: Hosting a Conference and RAB + Panel Discussion, Jeff Cramer, Stark State College
10:15-10:30 Refreshments and Exhibits
10:30-11:00 Professional Skills for Labaroatory Technicians, Charlie Newman, Mount San Antonio College
11:00-11:30 Integrating Research Into Laboratory Instruction - Buying time with Computers, John Amend, University of Montana Bozeman
11:30-12:00 Take Down the Periodic Table: Put Up a Window, Ken Costello, Mesa College
12:00-1:00 Lunch Exhibits
1:00-1:30 Microwave Chemistry In the Classroom, Bettina Heinz
1:30-2:00 Fuel Cells: Papers, Presentations, and Demonstrations, Stark State College, Jeff Cramer
2:00-2:30 A Model for Course Redesign, Edward A. Kremer, Kansas City Kansas Community College
2:30-3:00 Structure & Function of the General Chemistry Lab, Steve Brown, University of Arizona
3:00-3:15 Conference Closing

Note: Saturday the Rocky Mountain Regional Meeting ACS (RMRM) will be hosting a POGIL (Process Oriented Guided Inquiry Learning) workshop at the University of Arizona Tucson.  You can register for and attend this workshop without registering for the RMRM. Please register early as there are a limited number of slots for this workshop. Register at http://www.pogil.org/events/.