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2017 Symposium Agenda

Saturday, April 8, 2017

11:30 – 1:00 pm                                                                                                                               

SAOC/Hosting Brunch (Optional)

300 Wallace Hall

1:00 – 1:30 pm                                          

Registration

Robertson Hall, Main Lobby

1:30 – 2:45 pm                                            

Welcome Remarks with Dean Karen McGuinness & Opening Plenary with Mayor Michael Tubbs

Robertson Hall, Dodds Auditorium

2:45 – 3:00 pm                

Break

3:00 – 4:30 pm                                        

Panel 1: Resistance and Liberation: Past and Present

Featuring Nusrat Choudhury MPA ‘06 (Moderator), Professor Daniel Gillion, Daniel Harawa, and Angel Padilla MPA ‘13

Robertson Hall, Dodds Auditorium

4:30 – 4:45 pm                                          

Break

4:45 – 6:00 pm                                                        

Panel 2: Imagining an Inclusive Future

Featuring Ambassador James Gadsden MCF ‘85 (Moderator), Tanya (Toni) De Mello MPA ‘08, Dr. Sarah Sayeed, and Samuel Sinyangwe

Robertson Hall, Dodds Auditorium

6:10 – 7:15 pm                                           

Networking Reception                 

Prospect House, Drawing Room

7:30 – 9:00 pm      

Dinner & Keynote Address   

*WWS students and alumni only

Prospect House, Garden Room

9:30 – 12:00 am      

SAOC Social

Carl Fields Center, Multipurpose Room

 

Sunday, April 9, 2017

10:00 - 11:00 am   

Alumni Breakfast with Dean Cecilia E. Rouse

*WWS Alumni Only

Robertson Hall, Shultz Dining Room

11:15 – 12:15 pm                                                                                                                                           

Breakout Sessions

Robertson Hall, Rooms 010, 011, 012, & 014

12:15 – 1:30 pm                                                         

Closing Reception Lunch: Where Do We Go From Here?

Keynote: Ben Jealous and Rep. Eric Johnson

Robertson Hall, Shultz Dining Room