PKAL Faculty for the 21st Century National Assembly

Agenda

Friday, October 15, 2004

Taking leadership responsibility –sharing the power of your passion

Pre-assembly

12:00 - 4:00 pm Registration in upper lobby
(Dallas Marriott Las Colinas)
12:30 - 3:00 pm Lunch and seminar for first-time assembly attendees
(pre-registration is required)
2:00 - 3:35 pm Assembly planning task force meeting

Assembly

4:00 - 5:45 pm

Assembly Opening Plenary

Welcome and logistics
– Betty Hill Stewart,F21 Austin College

Interactive session
Visualizations and Visual Illusions: How the Mind Tricks Us
– Eric Mazur, Harvard University - presenter
– Trace Jordan,F21 New York University - convenor

5:45 - 6:30 pm Reception/Poster Session
6:30 - 7:45 pm Buffet Dinner
7:45 - 8:30 pm Plenary
Making decisions: balancing the often competing demands on the undergraduate STEM leader– teacher/researcher
– Carl Wieman, University of Colorado at Boulder - presenter
– Ishrat M. Khan,F21 Clark Atlanta University - convenor
8:30 pm Dessert/Poster Session

Saturday, October 16, 2004

Taking leadership responsibility – making decisions about personal and professional futures

7:00 - 8:15 am Leadership initiative
8:15 - 10:00 am Breakfast/Panel Discussion
Discussion: Factors that influence and inform decisions about career directions and opportunities
– Mary L. Crowe,F21 Xavier University of Louisiana
– James M. Gentile, Research Corporation
– John C. Warner,F21 University of Massachusetts-Lowell
– Lin Aanonsen,F21 Macalester College
10:00 - 10:15 am Break
10:15 - 11:45 am Break-out Groups
Discussions facilitated by PKAL F21 leaders and village elders about factors to be considered in making decisions about specific career directions and opportunities; time for advice and counsel from peers
(Break-outs repeated at 1:30 pm)
12:00 - 1:30 pm Lunch
Thoughts on shaping the future from the perspective of the ExxonMobil Corporation
Remarks on PKAL & leadership
– Jeanne Narum, Project Kaleidoscope
1:30 - 3:30 pm Break-out Groups
(Repeated from 10:15 am)
3:30 - 6:00 pm Free time/optional activities
6:00 pm Dinner in Dallas

Sunday, October 17, 2004

Taking leadership responsibility –understanding the multiple roles of leadership

7:00 - 8:00 am Leadership initiative
8:00 - 9:15 am Breakfast/Presentation
Taking stock of the institutional context as you make decisions about your future
– Denice Denton, University of Washington - presenter
– Terence G. Favero,F21 University of Portland - convenor
9:15 - 10:30 am At-the-Table Discussions
Implications of the new PKAL Leadership publication as a tool for understanding your institutional context for taking responsibility for leadership.
– PKAL village elders and F21 leaders - facilitators
10:30 - 11:00 am Business Meeting: Taking Responsibility for the Future of PKAL/F21
– Assembly task forces - facilitators
11:00 am - 12:00 pm Closing Plenary
Are there enough leaders to address 21st century challenges?
– E. Bernice Johnson, U.S. House of Representatives - presenter (invited)
12:00 pm Assembly ends

F21 Project Kaleidoscope Faculty for the 21st Century Member