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March 9th - 10th 2019

Keynote Speakers

Jarod Spool
Micky Metts
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Integrated Sciences Building | UMass Amherst | Amherst, Massachusetts

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The most convenient parking is the Campus Center Parking Garage (Google map link) at a cost of $1.75/hr.

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There are many hotels in the area close by to UMass, including Hotel UMass very near the ISB building.


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Session schedule may change, so come back later to check for updates. Last updated February 11, 2019


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The 2019 NERD Summit Team.


Kelly Albrecht {Fearless Leader}
Rick Hood
Steve Brewer


Marjorie Ray {Content Chair & Social Media}

Track Chairs:
Gretchen Duhaime
Rob Bayliss
Geri Jennings
Geoff St. Pierre
Jeffrey Gnatek
Noah Paessel

Special thanks to Kevin Thull
for video capture of sessions

Day-Of Volunteers

Cheryl Handsaker
Sharon Rieger
Jim Skowyra
Amee Trivedi
Aubrey Sambor
Mike Miles
Rob Bayliss
Jen Wahlund
Leslie Glynn
Sean Dietrich
Sam Medrington
Lili Dwight
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