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Kansas/Nebraska-Tyumen

Nebraska Participants: Charles Braithwaite and Bruce Sandhorst
Kansas Participant: Cynthia Annett
September 2009




Schedule


 Date Time Event 
Sept. 14   
 4 am        
 Arrive in Tyumen
 Roschino airport
  1 pm
 Lunch with Professor Alexander Shalabodov, TSU Vice-Rector for Research and Innovations
 TSU Alma Mater restaurant
  2:30 pm
 Tour of TSU 3-D visualization facilty
 TSU campus
  4 pm
 Tour of historical places of Tyumen
 historical district of the city of Tyumen
  6 pm
 Test connection with University of Kansas video link-up
 TSAA videoconferencing center
  7 pm
 Dinner and discussion of goals for the exchange visit
 
 Sept. 15
 9:30 am
 Coordinating meeting on Russian-American cooperation in saving nature of the Northern Urals (joined by Christopher Istrati, Public Affairs Officer, US General Consulate, Yekaterinburg; directors of governmental offices and research institutes)
 TSU main building
  11:45 Brunch joined by Mr. Christopher Istrati
 TSU Alma Mater restaurant
  1 pm
 New York photography exhibition opening
 Tyumen Drama Theater
  3 pm
 Tour of Tyumen Regional Science Library (branch of President Yeltsin Library)
 Tyumen Regional Science Library
  7 pm
 Global Classroom link-up with University of Nebraska
 TSAA videoconferencing center
 Sept. 16
 9am-9pm Trip to Tobolosk to take part in the opening ceremony of the International Conference "Dmitry Mendeleev and His Role In World Science" (with speeches by Mr. Yakushev, governor of Tyumen Province; Yury Osipov, President of the Russian Academy of Sciences)
 Tobolosk
 Sept. 17
 7 am
 Video-link with University of Kansas class Siberia: Yesterday and Today
 
 
   
  9 am
 Meeting with Professor Nikolai Abramov, Rector TSAA
 TSAA campus
  10 am
 Interview with the Press Bureau Director
 TSAA
  11 am
 Visit to TSAA main campus
 TSAA
  1:30 pm
 Tour of TSU faculty of biology
 TSU campus
  2 pm
 Meeting with the students of the Biology and Ecology Faculties
TSU campue
  4 pm
 Visit to the TSU Biological Station
 Lake Kuchak
Sept. 18

 development of project website
TSAA campus
  7 pm
 Video-link with Global Classroom, University of Nebraska
 TSAA videoconferencing center
 Sept. 19
 10-12 Meeting with Romanic-Germanic Philology Department to discuss collaboration in intercultural communication
 
   Meeting with Alexander Litvinenko, Director of the State Fisheries Center