2014 CDS Conference Schedule

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Schedule at a Glance

 

Sunday July 20, 2014

8:00 am – 6:00 pm Registration

9:00 am – 12:30 pm Pre-Conference Workshops

Collaborative Local Governance: Applying Deliberative Methods to Address Community Challenges - Bill Rizzo, University of Wisconsin-­‐Extension Local Government Center and Eric Giordano, Wisconsin Institute for Public Policy and Service

Tech Tools for Community Development - Dennis Deery, Irish Rose Consulting and Wisconsin Rural Partners

Community Coaching Chautauqua - Dan Kahl, Kansas State University, Jane Leonard, Community Development Consultant, and Mary Emery, South Dakota State University

1:00 pm – 4:30 pm Pre-Conference Workshops

Community Coaching Chautauqua (cont.)

An Innovative Teaching Tool to Build Entrepreneurial Communities - John Gruidl, Western Illinois University and Paul Schuytema, City of Monmouth, Illinois

Humanizing Community Innovation: New Strategies for Creative and Collaborative Development Practice - Ted Alter, Penn State University, Dennis Deery, Irish Rose Consulting and Wisconsin Rural partners, Michael W-­‐P Fortunato, Sam Houston State University, Bryan Hains, University of Kentucky, Ron Hustedde, University of Kentucky, and Craig Talmage, Arizona State University

Downtown and Business District Market Analysis: An Economic Roadmap to Commercial District Renaissance - Bill Ryan, University of Wisconsin-­Extension Center for Community and Economic Development, Jenny Garner, University of Illinois Extension, and Josh Clements, Iowa Extension

5:00 pm – 6:30 pm             International Committee Reception (Hotel Julien)

6:30 pm – 8:30 pm             Opening Night Welcome Reception (Hotel Julien)
                                        Sponsor Appreciation & Past President’s Celebration – Sponsored by Iowa Community Development                                          Authority
                                        Speaker: Mayor Roy Buol, Dubuque, Iowa

Monday, July 21, 2014

7:00 am – 8:00 am    Breakfast & Networking

7:30 am – 6:00 pm    Registration

8:00 am – 6:00 pm    Exhibits & Silent Auction open

8:00 am – 8:15 am   Welcome to Dubuque
                              Speaker: Rick Dickinson, President and CEO, Greater Dubuque Development Corporation

8:15 am – 9:15 am  Keynote Address 

Grow Your Own: Entrepreneurship Based Economic Development  Speaker: Dell Gines, Kansas City Federal Reserve

9:15 am – 9:45 am Break & Silent Auction

9:45 am – 11:15 am Concurrent Session I

11:15 am – 12:30 pm Poster Sessions

12:30 pm -5:30 pm    Mobile Learning Workshops (Box Lunches Provided)

    • The Mighty Mississippi: Connecting the Midwest with the World
    • Galena: History, Tourism and the Local Economy
    • Ghosts of Dubuque’s Past in a Renaissance City
    • Driftless Area Community Development
    • Bee Branch Creek Restoration Project
    • Local Food Systems As A Catalyst For Community Development

6:30 pm – 9:30 pm Evening Event at Mississippi River Aquarium

Tuesday July 22, 2014

7:30 am – 6:00 pm        Registration

7:00 am – 8:00 am       Breakfast and Committee Roundtable Meetings

8:00 am – 5:00 pm       Exhibits & Silent Auction

8:00 am – 9:00 am       Keynote Presentation 

Helping to Clean America’s Rivers: From the Bottom Up  Speaker: Chad Pregracke, Living Lands and Waters

9:15 am – 10:45 am    Concurrent Session II

10:45 am – 12:15 pm  Concurrent Session III

12:30 pm – 2 pm Lunch, Presidential Address and Business Meeting

2:15 pm – 3:45 pm Concurrent Sessions IV

3:45 pm – 4:15 pm Break & Silent Auction

4:15 pm – 5:15 pm TBD

5:30 pm – 8:30 pm Reception, Awards Banquet and Silent Auction

Wednesday July 23, 2014

8:00 am – 11:30 am Registration

7:00 am – 8:00 am Breakfast & Networking

8:00 am – 9:30 am Concurrent Sessions V

9:30 am - 10:00 am On Your Own Break & Hotel Checkout

10:00 am – 11:30 am Concurrent Session VI

11:45 am – 1:00 pm    Closing Luncheon & Keynote Presentation

Civil Discourse & Passionate Impartiality
Speaker: Martin Carcason, Colorado State University

 

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