2019 Summit Schedule



2019 MINN Summit Schedule:

8:00-9:00: Check-in and Breakfast

9:00-10:00: Welcome and Opening Keynote Address - Auditorium

  • Opening remarks by Laura Bloomberg, Dean of Humphrey School of Public Affairs
  • Morning keynote by Stephanie Kimou, founder + principal consultant for PopWorks Africa

10:00-10:30: Networking, Marketplace & Coffee Break - Humphrey Forum

10:30-11:45: Morning Breakout Sessions

Breakout Speaker Bios

  • Evaluation as Collaboration Among Partners - Katherine Wojtan & Gilda Larios, Mary's Pence
  • Moving Beyond Compliance: Creative Use of New Nonprofit Accounting Standards - Curtis Klotz & Deirdre Hodgson, CliftonLarsonAllen
  • Are Poverty and Inequality Human Rights Issues? - Amanda Lyons, Human Rights Center, University of Minnesota Law School
  • Inspiring Action Through Storytelling and Experiental Learning - Sarah Lynch, Surge for Water
  • ResiliencEngage: Putting the Human Back into Humanitarian Work - Jane Reilly, Stillpoint Engage

12:00-1:00: Lunch - Atrium

1:00-1:15: Spotlight with Blue Marble Evaluation

1:15-2:15: Afternoon Keynote Address - Auditorium

  • Afternoon keynote by Dr. Abdul M. Omarifounder + CEO of AMO Enterprise

2:15-2:45: Networking, Marketplace & Coffee Break - Humphrey Forum

2:45-4:00: Afternoon Breakout Sessions

Breakout Speaker Bios

  • PERSEVERANCE - Vandalark Patricks, Campaigners for Change International
  • Solutions Salon: Evaluation - Meredith Kos & Charmagne Campbell-Patton, Partners in Food Solutions
  • Building a Grant Proposal - How I Learned to Love the Grant Report - Rene Momene Otte & Ellen Davis
  • Grappling with Ethics of International Development Work - Megan Voorhees & Michele Girard, Acara, University of Minnesota Twin Cities
  • Building Alliances Through a Global Mindset - Mark Ritchie, Global Minnesota

4:00-4:15: Closing Remarks - Auditorium