2018 ESP National Conference

October 1 - 4, 2018

Hilton Garden Inn

Agenda

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UPDATED September 9, 2018

Sunday, September 30

8:00am  - 5:00pm            National Board Meeting                Big Blue River

6:00 - 9:00pm                  National Board Dinner                   Offsite

Monday, October 1

Pre Conference Tours    Depart 3rd Street Foyer

9:45am - 4:45pm     Flint Hills Tallgrass Prairie

10:15am - 4:30pm   We Like Ike                                   

12:00 - 7:00pm    Registration Open 3rd Street Foyer

5:00 - 5:45pm      2018 National Committee Meetings

Global Relations - Konza Prairie

Marketing - Alcove

Membership Recruitment and Retention - McDowell   

Professional Development - Big Blue River

Public Issues - Fort Riley

Resource Development and Management - Tuttle

Scholarship, Grants and Recognition - Kings

5:00 - 5:45pm     Elevator Speech Recording Session - Fort Riley

6:00 - 6:45pm     First Timers and Life Members Meet & Greet - McDowell

7:00 - 9:00pm     Opening Event - Flint Hills Discovery Center

Walk across the street to the Flint Hills Discovery Center for this special opening event.

Tuesday, October 2

6:30 - 7:15am     Sunrise Tai Chi Hosted by K-State - Flint Hills

7:00 - 8:00am     Exhibit and Poster Set-Up - Foyer

(Posters will remain on display until Wednesday morning)                                             

7:00am -12:00    Registration / Information Open - 3rd Street Foyer

7:30 - 8:45am     Buffet Breakfast - Big Basin/Kaw Nation


7:30 - 8:45am     Chapter Presidents’ Breakfast - Alcove

9:00 -11:00am   General Session I - Big Basin/Kaw Nation

Keynote Speaker - Jim Richardson, National Geographic Photographer

11:30am-1:00pm    Distinguished Service Ruby  Luncheon and Lecture - Big Basin/Kaw Nation

Dr. Tim Cross, Omega Chapter of Tennessee

1:15 - 2:15pm     Poster Session/Viewing - Foyer

1:15 - 2:15pm     Elevator Speech Filming - Alcove

1:30 - 4:30pm     Life Member Tour - 3rd Street Foyer

2:30 - 3:25pm Concurrent Session I 

Effective Strategies for Dealing with Difficult People - McDowell

Grant Writing Gives Communities Endless Possibilities - Tuttle

ESP 101 - Kings

Retirement Readiness: Considerations Before Leaving Your Extension Career - Flint Hills

Understanding the Development Model of Intercultural Sensitivity - Big Blue River

Facilitating Civil Dialogue - Konza Prairie

3:25 - 3:40pm     Ice Cream Bar/Silent Auction Opens - Big Basin/Kaw Nation

3:40 - 4:35pm     Concurrent Session II

Preparing for the Long Weekend - McDowell

ESP and Administration Partnership Problem Solving in Extension Issues - Tuttle           

ESP for State Presidents and Presidents Elects - Kings

California 4-H Latino Initiative: Lessons Learned from New Bilingual Staff - Flint Hills

Knowledge of Extension at Land-Grant University - Big Blue River

Collaborating for Youth - Konza Prairie

4:00 - 6:00pm     Registration Open - 3rd Street  Foyer

4:45 - 5:15pm     Chair Yoga Hosted by K-State - Flint Hills

4:45 - 5:15pm     Elevator Speech Filming - Fort Riley

4:45 - 6:00pm     2019 National Committee Meetings

Global Relations - Konza Prairie

Marketing - McDowell

Membership Recruitment & Retention - Alcove

Professional Development - Big Blue River

Public Issues - Fort Riley

Resource Development and Management - Tuttle

Scholarships, Grants and Recognition - Kings

6:00 - 8:00pm     Endowment Auction with Chili Bar & Cash Bar - Big Basin/Kaw Nation  

6:30 - 7:00pm     K-State Pep Band and Cheerleaders


Wednesday, October 3

6:15 - 6:45am     Wake Up Walk Manhattan Hosted by K-State- 3rd Street Foyer

 6:45 - 8:30am    Registration Open - 3rd Street Foyer

7:00 - 9:15am     Breakfast / Regional Meetings

Northeast Region - Tuttle

North Central Region - Big Basin/Kaw Nation

Southern Region - McDowell

Western Region - Alcove

9:30 - 11:00am   General Session II - Big Basin/Kaw Nation

Keynote Speaker - Clifton Taulbert, Author and Entrepreneur

11:00 - 11:15am                Break -Foyer

11:00am-12:30pm            Take Down Posters- Foyer

11:15am-12:10pm            Concurrent Session III               

Building and Maintaining Community Partnerships to Address Critical Local Needs - McDowell                     

Informal Program Evaluation on a Budget - Tuttle

Rising to the Challenge: Extension Work Related to the Opioid Crisis in Virginia - Kings

Continuing Education for Volunteers using eXtension - Flint Hills                                    

Raising the Bar: The Ins and Outs of Accreditation for Your Camping Program - Big Blue River

Responding to New Audiences in Urban and Latino Communities - Konza Prairie          

12:15 - 2:00pm  Past National Presidents’ Luncheon - Alcove

12:15 - 2:00pm  Buffet Luncheon and Lightning Session - Big Basin/Kaw Nation

12:15 - 2:00pm  Latino & Urban Affinity Groups Discussion Luncheon - Konza Prairie

2:05 - 3:00pm      Concurrent Session IV

Poverty: Understanding How We Reach Them with Extension Programs - McDowell

Endless Possibilities of Community Planning - Tuttle

Innovative Approaches to Programming under Reduced State and Federal Funding - Kings

How to Write a Quality Abstract - Flint Hills

Building Capacity with a Wellness Committee to Enhance Health Outcomes - Big Blue River

Building Rapport with Elected Officials - Konza Prairie

3:15 - 4:15pm     Relax and Unwind Hosted by K-State - Flint Hills

3:15 - 4:40pm    Walk and Shop Downtown Manhattan

5:00 - 6:00pm     Reception with Cash Bar - Foyer

6:00 - 8:00pm     Recognition Awards Dinner - Big Basin/Kaw Nation

6:15 - 6:45am     Come as you are Morning Stretch Hosted by K-State - Flint Hills


Thursday, October 4

7:00 - 8:00am     Breakfast Buffet - Kaw Nation

8:00 - 8:15am     Delegate Check-in - Kaw Nation Foyer    

8:15 - 11:45am   General Session III - Kaw Nation

Capstone Speaker - JoAnne Owens-Nausler, Physical Activity Advocate

2018 Memorial Service

Invitation to 2019 ESP National Conference in Colorado Springs, CO, Zeta Chapter of ESP

National Council Annual Meeting                                                                     

Installation of 2019 National Board Members

12:00pm               Adjourn 2018 National Conference

12:00 - 5:00pm  ESP National Board Meeting  - Big Blue River

                                                                                  


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