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Diaspora Youth Conference

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Conference Schedule of Events

Schedule of Events for 2018 

 

Thursday May 10, 2018

Location

 

1:30–2:00 p.m.

Arrival at The John Freeman Walls, Underground Railroad Museum OR North American Black Historical Museum (students will be split in 2 groups)
     -   1:00 pm scheduled arrival for Windsor Schools to board bus and head to museum.

This event is to be arranged by the individual schools.  Costs related to the museum visits are not included in the cost per student for the conference. 

Puce

Amherstburg

Buxton

Sandwich

4:00—4:30 p.m.

Staggered arrival at the University of Windsor - Registration
Check into residence— Alumni Hall

Alumni Hall

Mini Mart

5:00 p.m.

Teacher chaperones meeting/ Student Ice Breaker session

Alumni Hall Lobby

5:30 p.m.– 6:20 p.m.

Dinner/ Welcome Address

 

CAW

6:30 p.m.

Students organized into conference groups

Meet with student leader

Prepare performance (dance, musical, visual arts, etc)

Various Locations

8:00 p.m.

Student presentations
 

Essex Theatre

10:00 p.m.

Return to residence/home

 

Alumni Hall

11:00 p.m.

Curfew in effect

 

 

Friday May 11, 2018

Location

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8:45 a.m.

Proceed to Odette School of Business (with assigned groups)

Odette

9:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

Key-Note address

104 Odette

10:40 - 11:30 a.m.

University Campus Tour

Welcome Center

11:40 - 12:20 p.m.

Facilitator Workshop One

Dillion Hall

12:30 – 1:20 p.m.

Lunch  

CAW

1:20 – 1:25 p.m.

Group Photo

Dillon Hall

1:30 – 2:10 p.m.

Facilitator Workshop Two

104 Odette

2:20 - 3:30 p.m.

University Campus Tour

Welcome Center

3:30 - 4:30 p.m. Student Panel 104 Odette

4:40 - 5:00 p.m.

School Reports Preperation

104 Odette

5:00 - 5:30 p.m.

School Reports

104 Odette

5:40  - 6:20 p.m.

Dinner (with asigned groups)

CAW

6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Adventure (with assigned groups)

St. Dennis Center

7:30 - 10:00 p.m.

Closing Ceremonies Essex Theatre

10:00 p.m.

Return to Residence/ home (Toronto schools ONLY)

Alumni Hall

11:00 p.m.

Curfew

 Alumni Hall

 

 

 

 

 

Saturday May 12, 2018

Location

8:30 a.m.

Breakfast (Toronto schools ONLY)

Croc

9:30 a.m.

Departure