Welcome - Thursday January 12, 20128:45 Welcome and Schedule Updates9:00 New Delegates- Actua 101 Returning Directors Network Session11:00 You Matter Conference Introduction-live tweets12:00 Lunch1:00 2011 Success Stories and meet the team2:30 Key Note, Angela Maiers3:45 GE Leadership Award and Website Introduction4:45 Wrap UP5:45 Dinner at LoneStar Grill,7:15 Documentary Screening and Social
Please NotePlease complete the Parallel Session request sheet and hand in toLaura before lunch.5:45 Dinner at Lone Star Grill, 128 George st. Meet in the Lobby -very close!7:15 Walking to the Documentary Screening and Social, 205 Bolton Street, Party Room. Movie viewing will take place between 8:00 -9:30
For the Rest of the WeekConference will begin at 9:00a.m. for the rest of the week.Wireless Network - Network: Actua Password: youmatterDinner tomorrow will be at Edoko Japanese RestaurantSaturday we will be going to Glow in the Dark Indoor mini-Golf andhaving a Pizza Party from 7:00-9:00pm
Good Morning - Friday January 13, 2012 9:00 Introduction of Destination Exploration 9:15 Parallel session A: Barrier Breaking 10:45 Debrief 11:00 Inquiry based learning -Jace Meyer 12:00 Lunch 1:00 Parallel B: Experience 2:15 Debrief 2:45 Documenting the Actua Experience with Lisa Romkey 4:45 Wrap up 5:45 Dinner at Edoko Japanese Restaurant
NotesParallel session A: Barrier Breaking Inclusion and Accessibility – Jace Meyers and Virginia Hall, Actua Aboriginal Programming Focus –Leslie Cuthbertson & Jennifer Flanagan, Actua ESL Support for STEM Educators – Douglas Flemming, Ottawa UParallel Session B: Experience Camper Mentorship-Ben Freitag, EYES From Instructor to Director- Difference in experience, Role & Understanding – Caity Dyck, ESQ Enriching Staff Experience and Retention – Darlee Gerrard & Justin Chan,nEngineering OutreachDinner at 7:00 p.m. at Edoko Japanese Restaurant, 64 Queen St. 7:00 p.m.meet in Lobby at 5:45 p.m.
Good Morning - Saturday January 14, 2012 9:00 New Member Introduction: Eco-Kids 9:15 Parallel Session C: Evaluation 10:45 Actua Debrief 11:00 Leveraging a (Social) Media Relationship, Jennifer Macmillan, Globe and Mail 12:00 Lunch 1:00 Content Excellence Expert Panel, Greg Dick, Kay Stephen, Lisa Romkey 3:00 Parallel D: communication 4:30 Actua Debrief 4 4:45 Food for Thought 7:00 GLOW IN THE DARK INDOOR MINI GOLF & Pizza Party
NotesParallel C:Evaluation Staff Evaluation: When, What, How and Tools -Shelagh Pyper, DiscoverE Goal Setting -Laura Bouwman, Actua Assessing and Evaluating Programs for Impact, Learning,and Satisfaction Darlee Gerrard and Justin Chan, EngineeringOutreachParallel Session D: Communication Communicating as a Young Leader Elizabeth Gray-Smith,Gray- Smith Communications Round Table on Educational Best PracticesLisa Romkey, University of Toronto Twitter 101 Jennifer Macmillan, Globe and MailPutting Edge: Glow in the Dark Indoor Mini-Golf & Pizza Party at7:00pm
Good Morning - Sunday January 15, 2012 9:00 New Member Introduction: Mini-U 9:15 Social Media Update 9:30 Connecting with Y(our) community, Melisa Yestrau - Science Venture 11:30 FedDev Meeting and Meet with Actua 12:00 Lunch 1:00 Unconference 2:15 Farewell and Evaluation Thank you for a GREAT week!