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Highlights of the Conference The Wednesday night Welcome event An incredible speaker lineup, including Bob Rae, Eric Dudley and Philippe Ki from Burkina Faso. Presentations from EWB overseas volunteers on their work Skill-building workshops Connecting with other chapters and bonding with your own chapter’s delegation The EWB AGM Special award announcements, including volunteer of the year and chapter of the year Meeting EWB folks from overseas, from the national office, and from other chapters Interacting with faculty and professional engineers on “Collaboration Day” Getting inspired, informed, and re-energized!
personal experience + chapter experience = incredibly strong chapter with incredibly motivated members!
What are our chapter’s conference priorities? What do we need to learn?
How can we maximize our presence at the conference? How can we maximize the benefits from the conference for the whole chapter?
Thursday Thursday, January 17 Breakfast (8:00-8:30) Introduction and Welcome (8:30 - 9:00) Opening Keynote: Leslie Crutchfield Break (9:45-10:00) EWB Approach Workshops Break (11:30-11:45) Intro to EWB's Overseas Programs Lunch - Overseas Connection (12:15-14:00) Overseas Workshops/Case Studies Intro to EWB's Canadian Programs (15:30-16:00) Break (16:00-16:15) Canadian Workshops/Case Studies Dinner and Closing Address (17:45-19:15) Keynote: Eric Dudley Outreach Event (19:15-21:30)
Friday Friday, January 18 Breakfast (8:00-8:30) Collaboration Day Welcome (8:30-9:00) Opening Keynote: Mary Coyle (9:00-9:45) Break (9:45-10:00) Small Panels – Session #1 Break (11:30-11:45) Future Directions Reception (11:45-12:45) Lunch – Celebrating Cdn Leaders (12:45-14:00) Small Panels – Session #2 Break (15:30-15:45) Key Panel on Effective Aid Closing Address (17:00-17:45) Keynote: Shauna Sylvester Dinner Break (17:45-19:00) Circle of the Baobob (19:00-20:00) AGM
Friday Small Panel Sessions Session #1 10:00 – 11:30 Under- standing Aid Influencing Decision Makers Unpacking CSR Repres- enting Poverty Successful Social Movements Cdn Org’s & Intl Cooper- ation Communi ties & Climate Change Colonial Legacy Access to Water Tertiary Education in Develop- ment The Truth Behind Fair Trade Session #2 14:00 – 15:30 Ethical Consump- tion Social Entreprene urs: Role Models Cdn Compa nies: Sphere of Influenc e Agricult ural Subsidi es Movements vs. Individuals Gender from a Livelihoods Approach CorruptionResource Extraction Intervention s to Benefit Smallholder Livelihoods Monitoring & Evaluation
Saturday Saturday, January 19 Breakfast (8:00-9:00) Opening Panel (9:00-9:45) Break (9:45-10:00) Skillbuilding Workshops #1 Break (11:30-11:45) Lunch – Chapter Awards Ceremony (11:45-13:15) Skillbuilding Workshops #2 Break (14:45-15:00) Skillbuilding Workshops #3 Chapter & Reflection Time (16:30-17:30) Break (17:30-19:00) Gala Banquet & Keynote Address
Saturday Schedule Skillbuilding Workshops Set #1 10:00 – 11:30 Engaging with MPs Peer-to-Peer Facilitation (English) Peer-to-Peer Facilitation (French) Project Planning & Evaluation Communications & Messaging Personal Leadership: Taking the Leap Pro Chapter Exec Meeting Student Chapter Exec Meeting
Saturday Schedule… Skillbuilding Workshops Set #2 13:15 – 14:45 Returned JF07: Maximizing Impact Finance National Reps So You Want to Be an LTOV? School Outreach National Reps Public Outreach National Reps Working with the Media Workplace Outreach (Pro Chapters) EWB’s IT Systems Future Leaders So You Want to be a JF?
Saturday Schedule… Skillbuilding Workshops Set #3 15:00 – 16:30 Future Leaders Talking to the Public Returned OVS Alumni (En/Fr) Member Learning National Reps Building the Global Engineer So You Want to be an LTOV? (French) Fundraising National Reps (En/Fr) Building a Fair Trade Campus Coaching & Mentoring Econ 101
EWB National Conference 2008 = incredible opportunity for learning!
For YOU and your CHAPTER!!
One Personal Goal. Example: “I will ask three questions to different long-term overseas volunteers”; “I will learn about careers in development.”
One Chapter Goal Example: “I will get one new fundraising idea”; “I will take notes on the sessions I go to and write up what I learn for the whole chapter
See you in Montréal!
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