2013 Agenda

Evaluation Forms

Day 1, Tuesday, March 5, 2013

9:15 AM: Arrival / Continental Breakfast

9:30 AM: Opening Remarks: Francine Sulinski, Assistant Director, UMaine Cooperative Extension

9:50 AM: Sustaining Ourselves! An exercise led by Craig Freshley, Speaker, Author, Facilitator. Building on the work of the Personal Sustainability Team, we will learn some sustainability techniques, see where we stand on this issue and get to know each other a bit better.

10:25 AM: The Blue Sky Plan: Dr. Paul Ferguson, UMaine President

a graphic of UMaine's Blue Sky Strategic Plan header
Please, download and read the Plan and the Executive Summary prior to the meeting.

11:00 AM: Organizational Update: John Rebar, Director, UMaine Cooperative Extension

11:30 AM: Future Planning/All Group Input: Blue Sky and Beyond: Craig Freshley

12:15 PM: Lunch & Recognition

1:15 PM: Break-Out Sessions 1

2:30 PM: Break

2:45 PM: Program Sharing

3:15 PM: Personal Sustainability

4:00 PM: Wellness Options at Wells Conference Center (comfortable clothes required; No registration required and we encourage all staff to select one of the sessions.)

5:30 PM: Poster Sessions / Social Time / Music

6:30 PM: Dinner / Presentation

7:30 PM: Music

9:30 PM: Adjournment

Day 2, Wednesday, March 6, 2013

7:45 AM: Arrival / Full Breakfast

8:30 AM: Chancellor James Page, University of Maine System

9:00 AM: Break-Out Sessions 2

10:15 AM: Break

10:30 AM: Keynote: Ivan Fernandez, University of Maine

11:00 AM: Break-Out Sessions 3

12:15 PM: Lunch with Like Type Groups

1:40 PM: Highlights, Conclusions, and Take-Aways: Craig Freshley

2:30 PM: Evaluation / Close

3:00 PM: Adjournment