16:00: Break into smaller group to discuss specific dual-use topics with set learning goals in mind (i.e., set the goals up front)

17:15: Expand on the relevant topics of dual use in biological sciences relevant to Egypt (and the MENA more broadly)

18:00: Adjourn

Wednesday June 1: Practical matters

Open Data-Gathering Session

8:30-9:30: Breakfast

9:30: Designing the Institute. The group will discuss the general educational approach to be employed in the first Institute.

•   A consistent message that the Education Institute should impart to the faculty/students during the event

•   Syllabus content and reading materials

•   Faculty of the Institute and assignments

•   Logistics of the Education Institute, including methods to select participants for the Institute

•   The Education Institute students

10:30: The participants will break into small groups; each group will be assigned one of the previous topics. The groups will think conceptually about the topics and will present their findings and recommendations to the plenary that follows [NOTE: rapporteurs will be assigned; there will be coffee and refreshments so that groups may take a break].

12:00: Plenary - reports from working groups on the five topics

13:30: Lunch

14:15: Plenary session-continued

15:45: Break

16:00: Final Plenary - Summing up and additional assignments

17:00: Adjourn



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