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Conference Schedule

Please note that this schedule is subject to change.


Thursday, March 10, 2016

 8:00 AM  Registration Opens
 8:15-9:45 AM  Early Bird Research Forum or Digital Living Forum
 8:30-9:30 AM Tour of De Bazel (sign up at registration)
 9:45-10:10 AM  Break
 10:10-10-30 AM Conference Opening: Welcome / David C Pollock Scholarship Recognition
 10:30-11:25 AM   Keynote: Christopher O'Shaughnessy
 11:25-11:40 AM  Break
 11:40-12:40 PM   Concurrent Session I (4 themes to choose from)
 12:40-1:40 PM  Lunch
 1:40 PM Raffle (Must be present to win!)
 1:40-2:40 PM  Panel Discussion: Insiders and Outsiders: Is Belonging Overrated? 
 2:40-3:05 PM  Break
 3:05-4:10 PM  Kitchen Table Conversations

 Round I 3:05-3:35 PM - Round II 3:40-4:10 PM
 4:10-4:30 PM  Break
 4:15-5:15 PM Tour of De Bazel (sign up at registration)
 4:30-5:15 PM   Author Book Signings
 5:15-6:30 PM Welcome Reception with OVB Jazz Allstars

Friday, March 11, 2016

8:00 AM Registration Opens
8:15-9:45 AM Early Bird Writers Forum or Digital Living Forum (repeat session)
9:45-10:00 AM Break
10:00-11:05AM Welcome / Keynote: Ruth Van Reken
11:05-11:15 AM Break
11:10-12:10 PM Concurrent Session II (4 themes to choose from)
12:10-1:00 PM Lunch
1:00-1:45 PM Raffle (Must be present to win!) / Parfitt Pascoe Writing Residents Recognition / Looking Back, Looking Forward our Changing Family at FIGT
1:45-2:45 PM Panel Discussion: When Home Spans the Globe: A Look at the Third Culture Family
2:45-3:00 PM Break
3:00-4:25 PM Ignite #FIGT16NL
3:00-3.55 PMRapid-Fire Presentations
4:00-4:25 PM  Ignite Q&A "Kitchen Table Style"
4:25-5:00 PMBreak / Author Book Signings
5:00-7:00 PM Raffle / Speed Networking 

This year we are taking the guesswork out of networking and facilitating meaningful connections in our Friday evening event.  In our peer-to-peer networking, you will have time to meet face to face and make new connections with attendees. Bring at least 10 business cards or your contact information to share.

Saturday, March 12, 2016

8:00 AM Registration Opens
8:15-9:45 AM Early Bird Millennials' Forum or Digital Living Forum (repeat session)
9:45-10:00 AM Break
10:00-11:00 AM Welcome / Keynote: Melissa Dalton-Bradford
11:00-11:15 AM Break
11:15-12:15 PM Concurrent Session III (4 themes to choose from)
12:15-1:05 PM Lunch
1:05-1:30 PM Raffle / Recognition of  Research Network, Volunteers and Board
1:30-2:30 PM Concurrent Session IV (4 themes to choose from)
2:30-2:45 PM Break - Bookstore will close at 3:00
2:45-3:45 PM Panel Discussion: Stories You Need to Tell
3:45-4:00 PM Closing Ceremony
4:00-4:30 PM Final Personal Goodbyes
Panel of Dudes: The Next Great Generation” with Chris O’Shaughnessy, Tayo Rockson, Grant Simens and Niels Ota.

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