RD Professional Institute

The CREDITS Institute will educate Research Development Professionals about the crucial interactions among diversity, research teaming, and outcomes for innovation and productivity at institutions of higher education, and provide tools and concepts participants can use to encourage greater team diversity and performance.

Agenda

Tuesday, February 11

2:00

Registration Table Open

5:00

Welcome and Introductions
Rebecca Lewison, Ph.D. Professor of Ecology, San Diego State University
Douglas HaynesPh.D. Vice Chancellor for Equity, Diversity & Inclusion and Professor of History, UC Irvine

5:15

Session 1: Diversity, Collective Intelligence, and the Science of Teaming
Kyle Lewis, Ph.D. Professor and Chair, Technology Management Program, UC Santa Barbara

6:15

Establishing the Institute Mindset
Katya Armistead, Ph.D. Assistant Vice Chancellor & Dean of Student Life, UC Santa Barbara
Miles Ashlock, Acting Associate Dean & Director, Office of Student Life, UC Santa Barbara

6:25

Reception

7:15

Dinner

Wednesday, February 12

8:00

Breakfast

8:30

Session 2: Inspiring and Developing Diverse Research Leaders
Katya Armistead, Ph.D. Assistant Vice Chancellor & Dean of Student Life, UC Santa Barbara
Miles Ashlock, Acting Associate Dean & Director, Office of Student Life, UC Santa Barbara

9:45

Break

10:00

Session 3: Interactive Teaming Exercise
Kyle LewisPh.D.  Professor and Chair, Technology Management Program, UC Santa Barbara
John Crockett,Ph.D. Senior Director of Research Advancement, San Diego State University

11:00

Session 4: The Role of the Research Development Professional in Achieving Inclusive Excellence
Beth MitchneckPh.D. Professor Emerita, University of Arizona
Alicia Knoedler, Ph.D. Director of Team Innovation, Exaptive, Inc.

12:15

Lunch and Networking

1:15

Session 5: Developing Institutional Needs Assessments, Logic Models, and Action Plans
Gretchen Kiser, Ph.D. Executive Director of Research Development, UC San Francisco
John Crockett, Ph.D. Senior Director of Research Advancement, San Diego State University

2:45

Conclusion