|7:00am||Early bus departs MIT 84 Mass. Ave, Cambridge|
|10:00am–3:00pm||Winter activities Bretton Woods, NH
Many things have been planned for our attendees, from skiing on Mount Washington to indoor activities. Activities will only be available for attendees arriving on the early bus (or those coming by private transportation).
|Noon||Late bus departs MIT 84 Mass. Ave, Cambridge|
|3:00–4:00pm||Hotel tour Omni Mt. Washington Resort
Optional for those arriving on the noon bus from MIT.
|4:00–5:00pm||Check-in Great Hall|
|5:00–6:00pm||Welcome reception Conservatory|
|6:00–7:30pm||Dinner banquet Grand Ballroom|
|7:30–8:30pm||Evening Panel Discussion Grand Ballroom
“The MTL Launchpad: Perspectives from Alumni in Academia, Startups, and Industry,” moderated by Dr. Phillip Nadeau.
|8:30–Midnight||Evening Activities Monroe, Madison, and Adams Rooms
Various group activities planned for the enjoyment and participation of all attendees, including the return of “Escape the Lab.”
|8:00–8:15am||Opening Remarks Presidential Ballroom
The technical portion of the conference begins with remarks from MTL Director Jesús del Alamo and the MARC2017 co-chairs, Xiaowei Cai and Ujwal Radhakrishna.
|8:15–8:45am||Technical Keynote Presidential Ballroom
“The Future will be Measured in Nanometers,” Vladimir Bulović
|8:45–9:15am||Two-minute pitch by MIG members Presidential Ballroom|
|9:15–10:00am||60-second poster pitch, Poster Session 1 Presidential Ballroom|
|10:00–10:15am||Coffee break Presidential Foyer|
|10:15-11:30am||60-Second Poster Pitch, Poster Session 2 Presidential Ballroom|
|11:30am–Noon||Group photo Grand Staircase|
|Noon–1:00pm||MIG networking lunch Dining Room/Sun Dining Room|
|1:00–2:00pm||Poster session 1 Grand Ballroom|
|2:00–2:15pm||Coffee break Presidential Foyer|
|2:15–3:00pm||Featured Talk Tracks I-III Monroe, Madison, and Adams Rooms
Three parallel sets of featured talks chosen from abstracts submitted by the student and postdoc poster presenters to take place in the Monroe, Madison, and Adams rooms.
|3:00–4:00pm||Poster session 2 Grand Ballroom|
|4:00–4:30pm||Closing ceremonies Presidential Ballroom
Award presentations and a final note from our organizers.
|4:30pm||Buses depart for MIT Hotel Main Entrance
Buses will depart for MIT at 4:45 pm.