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Friday, October 4, 2013
4:00pm 7:00pm Registration Hike
7:00pm 8:00pm Dinner Break
8:00pm 10:00pm Meet & Greet, Drinks & Desserts 
Saturday, October 5, 2013
8:00am 8:45am Registration and Breakfast 
8:45am 9:00am Welcome to MSU  -- Brett Gunnink, Dean of College of Engineering, MSU
9:00am 10:00am State of EWB-USA address  -- Colleen O'Holleran, Chapter Relations Manager, EWB-USA
10:00am 10:15am Break
10:15am 11:00am Technical Sessions
    Technical Communication Skills  Assessment of Local Building Practices  Sanitation “Pu-Pu” Platter     
11:15am 12:15pm Breakout Session 1
    Community Participatory Process -- Ronald Omyonga Cross-Cultural Communication -- Karin Ronnow Building Strong Student Chapters -- Otto Stein The Role of the Professional Mentor -- Kim Prisock Facilitating Effective Meetings -- David Bartecchi
12:15pm 12:45pm Lunch 
12:45pm 2:00pm Chapter Showcase and Corporate Sponsor Networking
2:15pm 3:15pm Breakout Session 2
    The Role of the Student Group -- Kim Prisock Travel Risk Management -- Kevin Brustuen EWB-USA: Grant Writing -- Colleen O'Holleran Looking More Closely at Development -- George Metcalfe  
3:30pm 4:30pm Keynote 1: EWB-USA: Planning, Monitoring, and Evaluating -- Peter Waugh
4:30pm 6:00pm Break pre-Banquet
6:00pm 7:15pm Keynote  2: Facilitating Community Engagement -- David Bartecchi
7:15pm 8:15pm Banquet
Sunday, October 6, 2013
8:45am 9:00am Announcements 
9:00am 10:00am Keynote 3: Seeing EWB from a Different Lens -- Ronald Omyonga
10:15am 11:15am Breakout Session 3
    Evaluating Project Impact -- Doug Young EWB-USA: Travel Health and Safety -- Colleen O'Holleran Student Chapter Fundraising -- Yasmin Chaudhry International Project Mangement --Kristen Daniel EWB-USA, Domestic Projects -- Malcolm Siegal
11:15am 11:45am Conference Closing