2018 Schedule


Pre-Conference — WEDNESDAY, Oct 24

1:00pm-5:00 p.m. and 7:30 - 9pm Stretch Collaboration: How To Work With People You Don’t Agree With Or Trust, Philadelphia Ethical Society, 1906 S. Rittenhouse Square

Pre-Conference — THURSDAY, Oct 25

Noon–9:00pm Registration, Liberty Coat Check

8:00am–4:00pm Pre-Conference Sessions:

* 8:30am-11:30a.m Stretch Collaboration: How To Work With People You Don’t Agree With Or Trust, meeting at hotel

* 9:00am-2:00pm West Philly Urban Farm Tour, meeting at the hotel

* 9:00am-3:30pm Adults Who Work With Youth, Bartram Garden Barn

* 10:00am-1:00pm Supporting Black And Brown Leadership: How To Center Your Work On Those Most Impacted, meeting at the hotel

* 10:00am - 4:30pm Building Food And Farm Policy From The Ground Up, meeting at Skyline Room, 4th Floor, Parkway Central Library,1901 Vine Street

* 1:00pm - 5:00pm Framing For A More Effective Conversation, meeting at hotel

4:00pm - 6:30pm Rally to Support Threatened Community Gardens, meeting at hotel at 3:30pm and walking to City Hall together

5:30pm - 7:30pm  Dinner on your own

7:30pm - 9:00pm Identity Caucuses - People of Color Caucus and White Allies Caucus (refreshments will be served), POCC Salon 3/4, White Caucus Salon 5/6


Conference Day 1 — FRIDAY, Oct 26

7:00am–5:00pm  Registration, Liberty Coat Check

7:00am–8:30am Breakfast, Liberty Ballroom

8:00am - 9:45am Welcome and Opening Plenary, Liberty Ballroom

9:45am - 10:00am Break

10:00am- 11:15am Workshops  Session 1

11:15am - 11:30am Break

11:30am - 12:45pm  Workshops Session 2

12:45pm - 1:45pm  Lunch, Liberty Ballroom

1:15 - 1:30  Welcome from PA Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding

1:30pm - 2:45pm  Afternoon Plenary, Liberty Ballroom

2:45pm - 3:00pm  Break

3:00pm - 4:15pm  Workshops Session 3

4:15pm - 7:30pm Break

4:30pm - 5:30pm Youth Caucus 

4:30 - 5:30 Philadelphia Culinary Literacy Program, Free Library of Philadelphia, 1901 Vine Street, 4th Floor

4:45 - 6:00 Tour of Common Market, carpool from hotel/arrange own transportation to 428 East Erie Avenue

5:30pm - 7:30pm  Dinner on your own

7:45pm - 8:15pm Dessert Reception, Liberty Ballroom

8:15pm - 10:00pm Film screening: Baltimore's Strange Fruit


Conference Day 2 — SATURDAY, Oct 27

7:00am–12:00 pm Registration, Liberty Coat Check

7:00am - 8:15am Breakfast, Liberty Ballroom

7:15am - 8:15am Race and Equity Discussion, meeting in Liberty Ballroom

8:15am - 8:30am Break

8:30am- 9:45am  Workshops Session 4

9:45am - 10:00am Break

10:00am - 11:15am Workshops Session 5

11:15am - 11:30am Break

11:30am  - 12:45pm Closing Plenary, Liberty Ballroom

12:30pm Lunch on your own