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Conference Program

The official conference kickoff will commence at noon on Friday. Should you like to participate in any of the pre-conference activities, you can arrive Thursday or Friday morning. The conference is scheduled to end at approximately 2pm on Sunday. 

Friday, June 14

Time

Session

Location

8am - all day Conference Registration
~9am - 11:30am

Pre-conference workshops

Ignatian Solidarity Network Executive Director Chris Kerr shares best practices for campus and community organizing and advocacy. (Student-oriented)

The University of Scranton’s Teresa Grettano (Associate Professor of English) and Jessica Nolan (Associate Professor of Psychology) lead a workshop on how to foster campus dialogue around difficult issues. (Faculty- and staff-oriented)

Finally, counselors from the University of Scranton Gerard R. Roche Center for Career Development available to assist students on resume preparation and job searches.

TBA
Noon - 1:45pm

Welcome Lunch and Plenary Session #1

Patrick Kelley, Fairfield University

JoAnne M. Kuehner, founder of Hope for Haiti

TDC Ballroom
2:00 - 3:30pm

Careers in Humanitarianism

Celeste Gregory (Catholic Relief Servies)
Giulia McPherson (Jesuit Refugee Services / USA)
Elena Habersky (Migration researcher)
TDC Ballroom
3:30 - 4:00pm

Snack Break

TBA
4:00 - 5:30pm

Breakout Session #1

Teresa Conte – Self-care and resiliency

Debbie Woglom – Consortium for Humanitarian Service and Education (CHSE)

 

TBA

 

6:30 - 7:15pm

Networking Reception

TDC Patio

7:15 - 8:30pm

Dinner

TDC Ballroom

9:00 - 10:30pm

Friends of JUHAN social for faculty and staff

TBA

9:00 - 10:30pm

Film screening of The Heart of Nuba

Condron 1st floor

9:00 - late night

Late night social for students

Condron

 

Saturday, June 15

Time

Session

Location

8am - all day Conference Registration
8:00 - 9:00am

Breakfast

TDC Ballroom
9:00 - 9:45am

Welcome Address and AJCU Update

Rev. Michael Sheeran, S.J., president of the AJCU  

TDC Ballroom
10:00-11:30am

Breakout Session #2

Global Challenges Panel

Community Outreach Panel

TBA
11:45am

Lunch

TDC Ballroom
1:00 - 2:00pm

Plenary Session #2

Dr. John Juliano, Dr. Mary Juliano, and Katherine Juliano with Island Impact Ministries

TDC Ballroom
2:15 - 3:45pm

Poster Session

LSC Atrium

4:00 - 5:30pm

Plenary Session #3

Joanna Williams, Director of Education and Advocacy at the Kino Border Initiative.

Andrea MantioneDNP, MHA, CRNP, Director of the Leahy Community Health and Family Center

TDC Ballroom

5:30 - 6:30pm

Tours of the Leahy Community Health and Family Center (LCHFC)

 230 Kressler Court

6:00pm

Dinner in the Community

Downtown Scranton Restaurants

9:00

Film Screening of A Closer Walk

Condron 1st floor

 

Sunday, June 16

Time

Session

Location

8:00am Breakfast TDC Ballroom
9:00am Mass
9:45 - 10:30am Individual Delegation Meeting TBA
10:45 - 12:15pm

Breakout Session #4

Global Action Panel

Health Risks Panel

TBA
12:30 - 1:45pm

Lunch and Plenary Session #4

Ian Rodgers, consultant for USA for UNHCR

Julie Mughal, Fairfield University

TDC Ballroom
1:45 - 2:00pm

Closing Remarks

TDC Ballroom