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Conference Schedule

Finding Your Purpose: Leadership, Public Policy, What Matters and Why

* Subject to Change

Events open to all registered participants, except where noted.

Friday, May 10, 2019

Registration Desk Open


8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Hinman Forum, Rockefeller Center

Register for the conference and join us for continental breakfast from 9am-10:30am.

 

Meet Your Professors and Staff


12:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.

Hinman Forum, Rockefeller Center

Enjoy a buffet lunch with your favorite professors and staff members.

 


1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Rockefeller Center

Refining Professional Skills Workshops

(Alumni and Graduating Seniors Only)


3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Hinman Forum, Rockefeller Center

Networking Session

Four concurrent workshops with max 20-25 people in each workshop.

Jay Davis '90 - Facilitate Leadership: Blending individual Styles to Achieve Common Goals

Kate Hilton '99 - The Psychology of Change: The Relational Art of Giving and Receiving Feedback

Sarah-Marie Hopf '13 - Thriving in the Digital Age: How Intentional Solitude Can Help You Be More Effective & Resilient

Emily Esfahani Smith '09 - Finding Meaning in Life and Work

Informal networking with table topics such as work culture, Youth Voter Trends & Engagement, Policing in America/Criminal Justice, and more

Welcome and Conference Overview


4:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Rocky 003, Rockefeller Center

Andrew Samwick welcomes participants, discusses the purpose of the conference, and what attendees can expect

A Look at Rocky Programming


5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Rocky 003, Rockefeller Center

Hear from current students to get an overview of current Rocky Programs.

Asaad Al Raeesi '19

Soham Basu '20

Kenny Coleman '20

Mark Daniels '19

Bruna Decerega '21

Anna Ellis '19

Ethan Fairbanks '19

Byul Ha '21

Rachel Inman '19

Christopher McCorckle '20

Victoria Meyer '20

Erica Ng '19

Gaby Sommer '19

Rushil Shukla '20


6:15 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Hayward Room, Hanover Inn

Reception

Enjoy appetizers and mingling before dinner at the Hanover Inn.

Dress: Business Casual

Dinner Banquet (Alumni and Graduating Seniors Only)


7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Grand Ballroom, Hanover Inn

Keynote speakers Neal Katyal '91 and Andrew Samwick.

Dress: Business Casual

Saturday, May 11, 2019


8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Hinman Forum, Rockefeller Center

Registration Desk Open

Register for the conference and join us for continental breakfast

 

Refining Professional Skills Workshops

(Alumni and Graduating Seniors Only)


9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Rockefeller Center

Four concurrent workshops with max 20-25 people in each workshop.

 

Dave Ager - Effective Leadership in Action

 

Belinda Chiu '98 - Find Your Why

Lucas Katler '15 - Telling Your Story: Connecting To Others Through Personal Narrative and Vulnerability

Alex Talcott '04 - Negotiation

 

Policy Panel


10:45 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.

Rockefeller Center

Panel discussing policy issues and the future of politics in the U.S.

 

Moderator: Dean Lacy, Dartmouth Professor of Government

Panelists: Robert "Bobby" Charles '82 and Leah Daughtry '84

 

Lunch/Book Event


12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Morrison Commons, Rockefeller Center

Informal networking with boxed lunches. Book display and signings by our panelists.

 

ROCKYx


1:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

Silsby 028, Rockefeller Center

Hear stories from the lives and careers of eight Dartmouth Alumni:

Echo Brown '06 - The Whisper: Finding Purpose in the Unexpected

Harry Enten '11 - Will the 2020 election be like 2016 or 2018?

Dean Esserman '79 - Policing America

Jessica Guthrie '10 - When Caregiving & Career Collide

Janos Marton '04 - Sometimes a Great Nation: A Journey to Justice

Jorge Montalvo '02 - New Ideas for New Americans

Amrita Sankar '12 - Doing Well By Doing Good: Finding Purpose in Practice


3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Rocky 003, Rockefeller Center

Closing and Feedback

Share your feedback from the Conference and ideas for future programming for alumni with Deputy Director, Sadhana Hall.

 


3:45 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Hinman Forum, Rockefeller Center

Career Advice

Share career advice with your peers and current Dartmouth students. Topics will organized by work sector to allow for casual networking.

 


5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Rocky Overhang, Rockefeller Center

BBQ

Celebrate a successful weekend with us!