July 11th - 14th 2017

Summit

Agenda

Day 1

Tuesday July 11, 2017

Community Engagement & Communications

8:30 - 16:00

Room 214

Meeting Point

9:00 - 9:30

Canada Hall 3

Opening Ceremonies

Welcome
4-H Introductions

Emcees: Robert Larsen & Stefanie Nagelschmitz

9:45 - 10:30

Canada Hall 3

Keynote: Beyond the Seams and Seasoning
Krista Scaldwell, Vice President of Communications, Great-West Life

10:30 - 11:00

Canada Hall 3

Break

11:00 - 12:30

Breakout Rooms - Level 2

Promising Practices and Skills-Building Workshops

Choice of concurrent sessions:

Professional Stream

  1. Trading in Hope: Cross-Generational Learning and Programming Through 4-H in Pakistan – Aliya Ejaz
  2. 4-H Ambassadors Program and Their Impact – Marianne Fallis, Sarah Van Heeswijk, Joshua Kukowski, Kristina Abbas
  3. Leadership for Community Development and Organizational Effectiveness – Dr. Prosper Doamekpor, Tonda Nelson
  4. Trends, Opportunities, and Challenges in Positive Youth Development: A Multi-National Perspective – Dr. Kirk A. Astroth, Lok Raj Awasthi, Asmita Khadka, Päivi Haapasalo, Kevin Marinacci, Pamela Uribe D’lucio, Hector Castellanos
  5. Become a presentation ninja – Jamie Davis
  6. Generating Momentum for Positive Youth Engagement – Sheila Stark-Perreault
  7. Building Successful Learning Communities – Scott VanderWey
  8. Connecting the Dots: Positive Youth Development Frameworks & the Power of the Essential Elements – Lauren Hrncirik, Dr. Mary Katherine Deen

Youth Stream

  1. Team…building your leaders – Amanda Wahle
  2. 4-H International Exchanges: Showcasing Years of Global & Cultural Success in Michigan & Manitoba – Leanne Sprung, Janis Brinn
  3. Secrets of Service -Entrepreneurship – Kim Bearnes, Lee Sherry
  4. Applying a Global Youth Citizenship Skill Set to 4-H Youth Development Programs – Dr. Jennifer A. Skuza, Jessica Pierson Russo
  5. Animating Leadership: Exploring Leadership Roles Through Your Favourite Disney Characters – Emily Brown

11:00 - 12:30

crEATe Kitchen - Level 1

Creating Recipes from Around the World – Devana Pemberton, Cleo Pemberten, Reisa Harrilal, Khadee Valentine

12:30 - 13:30

Canada Hall 3

Lunch

13:30 - 15:00

Breakout Rooms - Level 2

Promising Practices and Skills-Building Workshops

Choice of concurrent sessions:

Professional Stream

  1. Any Meeting Anywhere – Evelyn Chambers
  2. Bring Servant Leadership to Life! – Dr. Jeff Goodwin
  3. A Model to Develop Leadership Skills and Entrepreneurial Enterprises for 4-H Youth –Dr. Jeff Howard
  4. Jazz Up Your 4-H Service-Learning Program – Dr. Janet Fox, Kali Zammit
  5. 4-H Canada Showcase: Community Engagement & Communication – Sure Steeves & Emily Brown
  6. Ways to Tell a Powerful 4-H Story Through Social and Earned Media – Kittrina Thompson
  7. The Role of Youth in National Development: The Gambia Experience – Ousman Sonko

Youth Stream

  1. Speak Out Loud: A Youth-Adult Partnership to Support Communications Education- Sara Kate Smith, Sarah Van Heeswijk
  2. Nation Building: Fostering Active Citizenship Through 4-H – Dr. Kirk A. Astroth, Deryl Waldren
  3. Mentorship Circle
  4. #YACAbout4H – Robert Larson, Cassidy-Rae Barnert, Mackenzie Kerr, Ella Lentz, Maggie Kyle, Kody Farrow, Josh Power
  5. 4-H Mentorship Circles

13:30 - 15:00

crEATe Kitchen - Level 1

Taiwanese Tea Culture – Lian-Jing Huang, Jun-Ting Yan

15:00 - 17:00

Free Time

17:00

Shaw Centre Lobby

Depart by bus for Signature Event at Canadian Museum of History

18:00 - 21:00

Canadian Museum of History

An Evening of Canadian Culture

Held in the Grand Hall of the Canadian Museum of History, delegates will receive an official Ottawa and Canadian welcome and learn about the history of the Grand Hall, Ottawa Region, and its people. You will be able to admire the largest indoor collection of totem poles in the world, enjoy traditional Aboriginal dance and music performances and satisfy your craving for traditional Canadian fare.

Hosted by David Hovell and Mackenzie Kerr
Guest Speaker: Daniel Richer

21:00

Return by bus to Shaw Centre

Day 2

Wednesday July 12, 2017

Science & Technology • Presented by Bayer

8:30 - 16:00

Room 214

Meeting Point

9:00 - 9:15

Canada Hall 3

Welcome and Morning Remarks

Emcees: Robert Larsen & Stefanie Nagelschmitz

9:15 - 10:00

Canada Hall 3

Keynote: Where I Learned to Walk
Ann Makosinski, Inventor & Founder, Makotronics

10:00 - 10:30

Canada Hall 3

Break

10:30 - 12:00

Breakout Rooms - Level 2

Promising Practices and Skills-Building Workshops

Choice of concurrent sessions

Professional Stream

  1. STEM Pathways Engagement + Problem-solving = learning – Patty House, Dr. Bob Horton
  2. Rockets to the Rescue – Eric Larsen, Curt Peters, Dr. Kirk A. Astroth
  3. A Cause for Action: You Ag-Summit Panel Experience – Komie Hossini, Mathieu Rouleau, Bruce Sargent, Allyson Barnable
  4. Grant-writing: Helping 4-Hers to Develop World Class Projects – Dr. Ronald Blake
  5. 4-H Canada Showcase: Science & Technology – Melina Found & Emily Brown
  6. Financial Literacy for 4-H Clubs – Cera Youngson

Youth Stream

  1. GIS – Growing in Science: Geospatial Program – Kim Bearnes, Lee Sherry
  2. Around the World in 80 posts: Capturing Your Travels With 4-H Through Multi-Media – Noel Fenez, Brianna Anderson
  3. Mentorship Circle
  4. Choose Your Own Ag-venture – Dr. Sylvain Charlebois
  5. You’re Invited to Our Skillathon: Hands-on Learning for Animal Sciences – Jane Wright, Dustin Homan, Lydia Ulry
  6. Exploring the ‘Stranger Things’ of Science & Tech – Dr. David Gray

10:30 - 12:00

crEATe Kitchen - Level 1

Science in the Kitchen – Brenda Robinson, Joanne Baker

 

12:00 - 13:00

Canada Hall 3

Lunch

13:30 - 14:30

Breakout Rooms - Level 2

Choice of concurrent sessions:

Drivers of Growth and Leadership Excellence

  1. Programs: 4-H LEARNS Global Resource and Knowledge Sharing Platform – Jennifer Christie, Erin Smith
  2. Partnerships: Corporate and the Non-Profits: Building Successful Partnerships and Bridging Success – Cameron Choquette, Brad Adams, Todd Klink, Kate Fenske
  3. Evaluation: Breaking down the Evaluation Process -Jamie Davis
  4. Risk Management: Animal Care & Activists – Are you Prepared? – Leah Jones
  5. Funds Development: Funding the Future! – Stuart Shepherd

Demonstration Stations: Hands-on Learning Activities

  1. 4-H Canada Inquiry Room – Melina Found
  2. Ag Innovators Inspiring Solutions for a Sustainable Future – Patty House, Dr. Bob Horton
  3. Demonstration Stations
    • Seeds for the Future – Colette Wyllie
    • Adventures in STEM – A Stomach at Work! – Elizabeth Johnson
    • Pennyful – Terri Lynn Gillett, Shirley Barnable
    • Basic Chemistry: Getting Slimed to Teach Younger Youth about Polymers – Jim Lindstrom, Janis Brinn
    • The Future of Farming Goes Digital – Paul Thiel
    • An Easy Way to Purify Your Water – Chenille Humes, Kadia Vassell-Rowe, Shavone Smith
    • Can You Float Your Boat? – Curt Peters, Eric Larsen
    • Rapid Idea Generation – Catherine Édmond, Corrie Bouskill

13:00 - 14:30

crEATe Kitchen - Level 1

Science in the Kitchen – Brenda Robinson, Joanne Baker

14:30 - 16:00

Canada Hall 3

Panel Discussion: 4-H and the Sustainable Development Goals

16:00 - 17:30

Free Time

17:45 - 18:30

Parliament Foyer - Level 3

Regional Cocktail Receptions

18:30 - 21:30

Trillium Ballroom - Level 4

Global 4-H Network High-Level Dinner

Around the world, 4-H’ers take great pride in showcasing their heritage and celebrating their traditions. On this evening, delegates will join special invited guests, including dignitaries and industry partners, for a regional reception, followed by dinner and some special presentations. This will be a celebration of 4-H’s diverse, global reach and we are encouraging delegates to wear their national dress to this event.

Hosted by David Hovell and Mackenzie Kerr

Day 3

Thursday July 13, 2017

Sustainable Agriculture & Food Security • Presented by Syngenta

7:00 - 8:30

Canada Hall 2

Exhibitor registration and Global 4-H Network Opportunities Expo set-up

8:30 - 14:30

Canada Hall 2

Global 4-H Network Opportunities Expo

Open to delegates and public. Learn more here.

8:30 - 16:00

Room 214

Meeting Point

9:00 - 9:15

Canada Hall 3

Welcome and Morning Remarks

Emcees: Robert Larsen & Stefanie Nagelschmitz

9:15 - 10:00

Canada Hall 3

Keynote: If I Can
Chris Koch, If I Can Founder & Farmer

10:00 - 10:30

Canada Hall 3

Break

10:30 - 12:00

Breakout Rooms - Level 2

Promising Practices and Skills-Building Workshops

Choice of concurrent sessions:

Professional Stream

  1. The World Food Prize Youth Institute: Engaging the Next Generation of Global Hunger Fighters – Brian Wibby, Sally McClaskey, Makena Schultz, Libby Crimmings
  2. Soil Leadership and the Good Growth Plan – Chris Davison
  3. Partnering for Positive Youth Development: Growing 4-H School Gardens in Burundi, Africa – Lauren Hrncirik, Dr. Mary Katherine Dean
  4. Exploring the World of AgMagic – Dr. Janet Fox, Betsy Crigler
  5. The UN Sustainable Development Goals and perfect opportunities for youth in Agriculture – Hlamalani Ngwenya
  6. 4-H Canada Showcase: Sustainable Agriculture & Food Security – Emily Brown, Sharon Cheung

Youth Stream

  1. Saving the Planet With the World Under Your Feet – Clayton Robins
  2. Planting the seeds of Service Through 4-H School Gardens – Cherie Roger, Kali Zammit
  3. Youth Involvement in Agriculture – Eunice Ese Enoguoghoe
  4. Mentorship Circle
  5. 4-H in Ghana – A Life Changing Experience for Young People – Appiah Kwaku Boateng
  6. Connecting Farm Gates to Dinner Plates… How to Earn Trust in Food and Farming – Crystal McKay
  7. Careers on the Grow – Debra Hauer, Andrew Hurrell, Elizabeth Jarvis

10:30 - 12:00

crEATe Kitchen - Level 1

Global Food Party – Chef Lazarus Lynch

12:00 - 14:00

Canada Hall 2 & 3

Lunch and Global Opportunities Expo

14:00 - 15:30

Breakout Rooms - Level 2

Choice of concurrent sessions:

Drivers of Growth and Leadership Excellence

  1. Program: Utilizing the ISOTURE Model to Build a Strong Volunteer Base –  Heather Kent
  2. Brand: Refreshing the 4-H Brand, A Canadian Case Study – Randy Mowat, Elizabeth Jarvis
  3. Evaluation: Assessing Life Skills: A 4-H Tool Kit for Success – Amanda Wahle
  4. Funds Development: Building Corporate Partnerships: The Do’s and the Don’ts – Christina Day
  5. Partnerships: “Clover Collaboration” A 4-H U.S. Public-Private Partnerships – Dr. Lisa Lauxman, Jennifer Sirangelo
  6. Board Governance: Bored about Boards? Let this workshop be your solution… – Kim McConnell

Youth Stream: Open Space Technology

During this session, delegates will set the agenda. They will be facilitated through a process of identifying 4-H issues and topics they would like to discuss, and lead group discussions with their peers to create solutions and action plans for each.

Hosted by Erin Smith

 

14:00 - 15:30

crEATe Kitchen - Level 1

The Science of Whole Grains – Elizabeth Sparks

16:00 - 17:00

Free Time

17:00

Shaw Centre Lobby

Depart by bus for Signature Event at Canada Agriculture and Food Museum

18:00 - 21:00

Canada Agriculture and Food Museum

4-H Night in the Country

Kick up your boots, we’re heading out to the farm for a fun Night in the Country! The Canada Agriculture and Food Museum will be open to delegates and guests to tour and view the exhibits, take a horse-drawn wagon ride around the only operating farm in a global capital city, and check out what our local 4-H clubs are doing.

Hosted by David Hovell and Mackenzie Kerr

21:00

Return by bus to Shaw Centre

Day 4

Friday July 14, 2017

The Environment & Healthy Living

7:00 - 8:30

Canada Hall 2

Exhibitor registration and Global 4-H Network Opportunities Expo set-up

8:30 - 13:00

Canada Hall 2

Global 4-H Network Opportunities Expo

Open to delegates and public. Learn more here.

8:30 - 16:00

Room 214

Meeting Point

9:00 - 9:15

Canada Hall 3

Welcome and Morning Remarks

Emcees: Robert Larsen & Stefanie Nagelschmitz

9:15 - 10:00

Canada Hall 3

Keynote: Think Global. Act Local.
Krysta Harden, Vice President of Public Policy and Chief Sustainability Officer, DuPont Co.

10:00 - 10:30

Canada Hall 3

Break

10:30 - 12:00

Breakout Rooms - Level 2

Promising Practices and Skills-Building Workshops

Choice of concurrent sessions:

Professional Stream

  1. Understanding LGBTQ Youth and Implications on International 4-H Programming – Dr. Jeff Howard
  2. Building Resiliency in Military Youth Through Environmental Education Camp – Chesley Davis
  3. Development of Life Skills Through an Urban 4-H Adventure Education Experience – Scott VanderWey
  4. Building an Effective Youth Character Education Program: Character Counts! Success Stories from Virginia 4-H – Glenda Snyder, Jeremy Johnson
  5. 4-H Canada Showcase: The Environment & Healthy Living – Emily Brown & Heidi Vallinga
  6. Arizona 4-H Healthy Living Ambassadors – Natalie Shepp, Elizabeth Sparks, Antonio Tellez-Soto, Bassil Ramadan, Destiny Camou

Youth Stream

  1. How to be An Entrepreneur of Fun! – Caroline Boddy
  2. Mental Health – Breaking the Stigma – Are Ewe Okay? – Gillian Watret, Gillian Bourman, Amy Ingram, Lucy Mitchell
  3. It’s Easy Being Green ~ Reduce, Reuse, Recycle & Compost! – Mackenzie Kerr
  4. The Levels of Community Change Game: Engaging Youth and Adults in Exploring Influences on Healthy Choices – Carol Smathers, Dr. Theresa Ferrari
  5. Mentorship Circle
  6. Experiential Education in Forest Pedagogy – Case Ecological Web – Helena Herttuainen, Jenna Järvenpää

10:30 - 12:00

crEATe Kitchen - Level 1

Potato 101: All About Potatoes – Chef Carla Iwasiuk

12:00 - 13:00

Canada Hall 2 & 3

Lunch and Global 4-H Network Opportunities Expo

13:00 - 14:30

Breakout Rooms - Level 2

Regional Roundtables 

  • Drivers of Growth discussion
  • Priority Setting
  • Action Planning
  • 4-H LEARNS
  • Election of new Global Board members

Facilitated by Global Board members

Room 210 – Europe
Room 208 – North America
Room 211 – Latin America
Room 207 – Asia
Room 205 – Africa

14:30 - 15:30

Room 204

Global 4-H Network Board of Directors Meeting

14:30 - 15:30

Canada Hall 3

Regional Roundtables Report Back

 

15:30 - 16:30

Canada Hall 3

Closing Ceremonies

  • Closing Remarks
  • Youth Closing Remarks
  • Introduction of new Directors of the Global 4-H Network Board
  • Announcement of 2020 Summit location
  • Chair of Global 4-H Network Board Remarks and Thank You’s

16:30 - 18:30

Free Time

18:30

Shaw Centre Lobby

Depart for Signature Event at University Place, University of Ottawa

18:30 – 22:00

University Place, University of Ottawa

4-H Under the Big Top

Did you know? 4-H’ers have talent! 4-H delegates will be invited to showcase their own talents and reflections on an incredible week during this fun, wrap-up party under the stars. Canadian 4-H alumna and Olympian, Cristy Nurse will offer parting words as you say good-bye to new friends and prepare to venture back home with new ideas and action plans to change the world!

Hosted by David Hovell and Mackenzie Kerr

 

Keynote: Healthy Living Through Healthy Perspectives
Cristy Nurse, Olympic Rower

22:00

Return to Shaw Centre

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