Schedule at a Glance

The SDSS 2021 program will offer short courses, technical sessions, exhibits, and many more opportunities to learn and network.

Below is a preliminary overview of the conference schedule. Be sure to check back often as more information becomes available.

Wednesday, June 2

8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.   Short Courses Ticketed Event
5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.   Opening Mixer and E-Posters

Thursday, June 3

8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.   Continental Breakfast
9:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.   Welcome and Keynote Address
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.   Concurrent Sessions
12:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.   Lunch Meet-Ups (on own)
1:15 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.   Concurrent Sessions
2:45 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.   E-Posters and Refreshments
3:30 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.   Concurrent Sessions

Friday, June 4

8:00 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.   Continental Breakfast
8:45 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.   Plenary Session
9:45 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.   E-Posters and Refreshments
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.   Concurrent Sessions
12:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.   Lunch Meet-Ups (on own)
1:15 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.   Concurrent Sessions
2:45 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.   E-Posters and Refreshments
3:30 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.   Concurrent Sessions

Saturday, June 5

8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.   Continental Breakfast
9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.   Concurrent Sessions
10:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.   Concurrent Sessions
11:50 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.   General Session and Closing Remarks

Ticketed Event Denotes a ticketed event that requires an additional fee

Key Dates

  • October 1, 2020
    Refereed Online Abstract Submission Opens
  • November 23, 2020
    Refereed Online Abstract Submission Closes
  • January 14, 2021
    Early Registration and Housing Opens
  • February 1, 2021
    Lightning Online Abstract Submission Opens
  • March 10, 2021
    Lightning Online Abstract Submission Closes
  • April 7, 2021
    Early Registration Deadline
  • April 7, 2021
    Speaker Registration Deadline
  • May 10, 2021
    Housing Closes
  • June 2, 2021 – June 5, 2021
    SDSS 2021 in St. Louis, MO