Agenda

Monday, April 30, 2018

3:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Registration – Kellogg Conference Center, East Lansing, Michigan
5:30 p.m. Hors d’oeuvres, and Networking – Big Ten A
6:15 p.m.

Pure Michigan Welcome

  • Shari Spoelman, District Coordinator, Michigan State University Extension; Chair, Conference Planning Committee
  • Ron Hendrick, Professor and Dean, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Michigan State University
  • Jeffrey W. Dwyer, Director, Michigan State University Extension

7:15 p.m.

Lightning Talks and TED Like Talks

State Pictures

   

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

7 a.m. Breakfast - Big Ten A
8 a.m.

Welcome - Big Ten A

Patrick Cudney, Associate Director, Michigan State University Extension

Thought for the day

Richard Wrage, Regional Extension Education Director, Iowa State University, Conference Planning Committee member

8:15 a.m.

Opening Session - Big Ten A

“Shared Work”, Tuesday Ryan Hart and Tim Merry

 

Short Networking Break

“Shared Work Leadership Conversation”, Tuesday Ryan Hart and Tim Merry

10:45 a.m.

Breakout Session #1 - Pure Choice, Pure Passion, Pure Impact

12 p.m.

Lunch - Big Ten A

Thought for the Day – Dave Varner, Associate Director, Nebraska Extension, Conference Planning Committee member

Lunch Address: “Leadership through the Lens of a Futurist,” Natalie Schoch

 1:15 p.m. Break
1:30 p.m. TED-Like Talks - Auditorium
2:30 p.m. TED-Like Talks Discussion - Auditorium
3:30 p.m.

Workshops on the Move

Evening

Enjoy dinner on your own

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

7 a.m. Breakfast - Big Ten A
8 a.m. Breakout Session #2 - Pure Choice, Pure Passion, Pure Impact
9:15 a.m. Break
9:30 a.m.

General Session - Big Ten A

Thought for the Day - Kenny Sherin, Community Vitality Program Director, South Dakota State University, Conference Planning Committee member

Keynote Address  - “Taking the Cooperative Extension Service into the 21st Century” - Chuck Hibberd, Dean/Director Nebraska Extension; Chair, Extension Committee on Organization and Policy (ECOP)

 10:30 a.m.

Closing Session - Big Ten A

Pure Leadership: Panel Discussion
What attributes top leaders have in the cooperative Extension system

 12 p.m. Brown bag lunch and departure

 

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