Opening Reception at The StateView
Date: Thursday, April 8th, 2021
Time: 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Description: Come join us for a standing reception at the recently-built StateView hotel located on North Carolina State University’s Centennial Campus! Enjoy a drink from a cash bar or relax outside on the banks of Lake Raleigh. If the weather allows, you’ll have access to a garden patio with various yard games. Live music from a DJ will be provided by the local student-run radio station, WKNC. This is a phenomenal opportunity to network with your peers, researchers, professors, and industry professionals! Transportation will be provided from the dinner on the Oval or if you wish to drive yourself, parking at the hotel is free.
Friday Fun Run
Date: Friday, April 9th, 2021
Time: 6:30 am – 7:30 am
Location: Meet in the Marriott lobby at 6:25 am
Description: Start the second day of the conference off right with a run through the beautiful downtown Raleigh! Two routes (2.65 mi and 1.10 mi) have been created to take you through parks, monuments, and iconic buildings of our city. Grab some friends and take in what Raleigh has to offer! The routes are loops and start and end at the Marriott Hotel. Maps will be available in conference program.
Saturday Night Monte Carlo Night
Date: Saturday, April 10th 2021
Location: North Carolina Museum of Natural Science*
Description: Test out your luck at our Monte Carlo Social with games including, Texas Holdem, Roulette and more! Prior experience is not required to play. If you aren’t feeling lucky, enjoy a unique night at the museum after hours with exhibits ranging from space to animal/plant biology, and ocean life to say the least! There will also be raffle prizes, DJ and drinks. Attendees of all ages are welcome!
* Transportation will be provided from Marriott to the Museum. More information coming soon!
Note: Drink tickets for Saturday night social need to be purchased in advance with conference registration. If you need assistance with this, please contact us asap.