Ron Moffatt Seminar Schedule

Annual Conference & ExpoNAFSA 2019 Proposals
Friday, May 30, 2014

7:00 p.m.–7:45 p.m.

Room ABCD

Dinner and Welcome

  • Jeffrey Helsing, PhD, Associate Vice President - Academy for International Conflict Management & Peacebuilding, U.S. Institute of Peace
  • Dee Aker, PhD, Interim Director, Institute for Peace & Justice, University of San Diego
  • Fanta Aw, PhD, Assistant Vice President of Campus Life, American University; President and Chair of the Board, NAFSA
  • Susan Thompson, PhD, Director, International Programs, University of Nevada Las Vegas; Chair, Moffatt Advisory Group
 

7:45 p.m.–8:30 p.m.

Room ABCD

Introduction

  • Simon Adams, PhD, Executive Director, Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect

Keynote Address

  • Michael Ignatieff, PhD, Professor of Practice, John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University
 
8:45 p.m.

Shuttle departs Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice for San Diego Marriott Marquis and Marina Hotel following Keynote Address.

Saturday, May 31 2014
7:00 a.m.

Shuttle departs San Diego Marriott Marquis & Marina Hotel for Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice

8:15 a.m.–9:00 a.m.

Room ABCD

Breakfast

9:00 a.m.–9:15 a.m.

Room ABCD

Presentation: Relationships between International Education & the Global Civil Society

  • Jim Skelly, PhD, Director, Baker Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies, Juniata College
 

9:15 a.m.–10:10 a.m

Room ABCD

Presentation: Identity-based Conflicts and Strategies for Peacebuilding

  • Necla Tschirgi, PhD, Professor of Practice, Human Security and Peacebuilding, Kroc School of Peace Studies, University of San Diego
  • Karen Murphy, PhD, Director of International Programs, Facing History and Ourselves
 

10:10 a.m.–10:30 a.m.

Room ABCD

Large Group Discussion

  • Facilitator: Simon Adams
 

10:30 a.m.–11:00 a.m.

Break

 

Room ABCD

Small Group Discussions

  • Resolution of Sectarian Barriers and Conflicts
  • Actions at the Local Level
  • Opportunities for International Education
 

Noon–1:00 p.m.

Room G Terrace

Lunch

1:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m

Room ABCD

Panel: Resource Disparities and Conflicts

  • Roger-Mark DeSouza, Director of Population, Environmental Security, and Resilience, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
  • Michael Klare, PhD, Professor and Director of the Five College Program in Peace and World Security Studies, Hampshire College
 

2:00 p.m.–2:30 p.m

Room ABCD

Large Group Discussion

  • Facilitator: Simon Adams
 

2:30 p.m.–3:00 p.m.

Break

3:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m.

Room ABCD

Presentation: Approach and Impact of the Olive Tree Initiative  

  • Faculty and Students
 

3:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m.

Room ABCD

Small Group Discussions

  • Resolution of Resource Disparities and Conflicts
  • Actions at the Local Level
  • Opportunities for International Education
 

4:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m.

Garden of the Sea

Reception

Sunday, June 1, 2014

7:30 a.m.

Shuttle departs San Diego Marriott Marquis & Marina Hotel for Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice.

8:15 a.m–9:00 a.m.

Room ABCD

Breakfast

Presentation: The Women PeaceMakers Program, an essential documentation and networking for international peacebuilding and education

  • Dee Aker
 

9:00 a.m.–10:45 a.m.

Room Room A-F

Small Group Discussions

What connections do we see between seminar learning and our professional work?

  • Facilitator: Susan Thompson
 

10:45 a.m.–11:00 a.m.

Break

11:00 a.m.–11:45 a.m.

Room A-F

Report Out & Large Group Discussion

  • Facilitator: Susan Thompson
 

11:45 a.m.–Noon

Room A-F

Wrap Up: Continuing the Conversation

  • Fanta Aw
  • Jeffrey Helsing
 

Noon

Shuttles depart Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice for San Diego Airport or San Diego Marriott Marquis & Marina Hotel.