OMQ Fall Syposium 2016

September 12 & 13, 2016

At the Downtown Athletic Club, Eugene, OR

Registration for the OMQ Fall Symposium is open to all UO students, OMQ members, OMQ associate members, and OMQ collaborators.

Registration is Closed

The OMQ Fall Symposium will feature presentations from OMQ students, faculty, and associates.  The draft event schedule can be found below.


  • Faculty Registration $185
  • Student Registration $165
  • New UO Student Registration $0
  • Banquet Guest $45 (children under 8 free)

You can Register for the symposium* here. Payment for UO participants will be handled through departmental JV. For non-UO participants payment can be made by check upon arrival. *This link will redirect you to a form on the SPICE program web site.

Guest Speakers

Francis Spano, Temple University



9:30-10:00 – Check In
10:00 – Opening Remarks (OMQ Director)
10:10 – Invited Speaker Frank Spano, Temple University
11:10-11:20 – Break
12:00-1:00 – Lunch
1:00 - 1:20 - Chris Jackson, van Enk Group
1:25-1:45 - Brett Israels, Marcus Group
1:50-2:20 – Michael Raymer, Raymer Group
2:20-2:30 – Break
2:35 - 2:55 – Kelly Wilson, Wong Group
3:00-5:00 – Recreation Break (Laser Tag & Hike)
5:00-9:00 – Student Poster Session
6:00-7:30 – Banquet

9:00-10:00 – Brian Smith, Smith Group
10:05-10:20 – Break
10:20-10:50 – Matt W Graham, Oregon State University
10:55-11:15- David Miller, Alemán Group
11:15-11:35 – Break
11:35-11:55 –Dileep Reddy, Raymer Group
12:00-1:00 – Lunch
1:00-1:20 – Mayra Amezcua, Wang Group
1:25-1:55 – Jeffrey Cina, Cina Group
1:55-2:10 -  Break
2:10-2:30 - Jonathan MacRory, Steck Group
2:35-2:55 - Dmitry Kislitsyn, Nazin Group
2:55-3:10 -  Break
3:10-3:30 – Brian Hake, Deutsch Group
3:35-3:45 – Poster Winner Presentation
4:00 – Closing


The Downtown Athletic Club is located at 999 Willamette St, Eugene, OR 97401. The Symposium will be held upstairs in the Ballroom. Parking can be found in the adjacent parking structure accessed from Oak St. The DAC does validate parking for guests. A map can be found here.

Recreation Break

During the recreation break, attendees have the choice of two activities. Laser Tag or a Hike up Skinner's Butte. The OMQ will cover the cost of 2 laser tag sessions at Putters on Hwy 99.

Poster Session

A poster session will run before and after the banquet on Monday the 12th from 5pm-8:30pm. Posters will be up for the entire conference. Posters will be judged by a comittee to be determined. The winning poster author will give a brief presentation of his/her poster at the end of the symposium.