agenda
8:30 a.m.

Coffee and Registration

9:00 a.m.

Introductions and Welcome
Dr. Richard Warner, University of Illinois Extension and Anne Heinze Silvis, Chair, Conference Planning Committee, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

9:15 a.m.

Opening Plenary
Why do some communities thrive while others struggle?
Dr. Mary Emery, Associate Director, North Central Regional Center for Rural Development

10:15 a.m.

Refreshments

10:30 a.m.

Breakout Sessions (choose one to attend)

 

The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People Part 1
Bruce McVety, University of Illinois Extension

Effective Leadership Strategies: Navigating the Public and Private Infrastructure
Bill Kling, UIC School of Public Health

Building a Local Foods System
Leslie Cooperband, University of Illinois

The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership: Part 1
Don Forrest,President, Elmwood Community Foundation

Applying the Community Capitals Framework in Your Community
Mary Emery, NCRCRD

Noon

LUNCH

1:00 p.m.

Illinois Schools and Communities Care About Character ~ Illinois State Awards

1:30 p.m.

Breakout Sessions (choose one to attend)

 

The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People Part 2
Bruce McVety, University of Illinois Extension

Managing NonProfits Effectively
Laurie Assell, Director, Center for Effective Nonprofits, Quincy, IL

Wind Energy: Blowing in the Wind or Blowing up a Storm?
Don Cavallini, Heartland Community College

The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership: Part 2
Don Forrest, President, Elmwood Community Foundation

Schools of Character in Illinois
Jo Ann Britton, University of Illinois Extension

3:00 p.m.

Summary Plenary
Dr. Mary Emery, Associate Director, North Central Regional Center for Rural Development

4:00 p.m.

Adjourn

 

Laboratory for Community and Economic Development | College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences
University of Illinois Extension | University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign