2019 AGENDA

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DAY 1

BREAKOUT BLOCKS

During Breakout Blocks, participants will choose a session based on various sessions happening concurrently.

9:00 am     Registration

10:45 am   Opening Plenary Sessions

  • Introduction to the Conference

  • Introduction to S.E.E.D. + S.E.E.D. Talk

12:00 pm    Lunch & Cohort Meeting

1:30 pm Break/Optional Jummah Prayer

2:15 pm      Breakout Block I: Cultural

3:40 pm     Breakout Block II: Skill-Building Workshops/Issues in the Workplace

4:50 pm     Break

5:15 pm Breakout Block III: Community Part I

6:45 pm     Dinner

8:00 pm Evening Plenary

  • S.E.E.D. Talk

  • Keynote Address

  • Recap

9:00 pm Day 1 End

DAY 2

BREAKOUT BLOCKS

During Breakout Blocks, participants will choose a session based on various sessions happening concurrently.

9:00 am     Registration

10:00 am   Morning Plenary Session

  • Brave Space Norms

  • S.E.E.D. Talks

10:45 am    Group Photo

11:45 am    Breakout Block IV: Professional Mixer

1:05 pm Lunch

2:15 pm     Breakout Block V: Community Part II

3:50 pm     Breakout Block IV: Brave Spaces*

5:30 pm     Recharge/Prayer Break

6:00 pm Cohort + Chai

6:45 pm Break

7:30 pm     Banquet

  • Dinner & Performances

10:30 pm Day 2 End

*BRAVE SPACES house difficult conversations impacting our community. These spaces allow those who are not necessarily affected by any of these issues to listen, be uncomfortable, and challenge themselves. 

DAY 3

BREAKOUT BLOCKS

During Breakout Blocks, participants will choose a session based on various sessions happening concurrently.  

9:30 am      Morning Plenary

10:05 am    Breakout Block VIII: Gender Caucus*

11:05 am Recharge Break

11:30 am    Mixed Gender Townhall

12:40 pm    Lunch

1:45 pm      Breakout Block IX: Action Planning (Regional Rooms)

3:10 pm      Cohort Debrief

4:10 pm       Closing Ceremony

5:00 pm Day 3 End

*GENDER CAUCUSES will be a designated "safe space" for each respective group. For example, only those who identify as Female will be permitted to participate in the Female Gender Caucus. Our goal is to have discussions in each caucus remain within that space to encourage open, honest dialogue without fear of judgment

 
 

PREVIOUS AGENDAS

 

Thank you to all of our speakers, panelists, and participants from previous years. Download our Agendas below: