Agenda - Saturday, Oct. 31

9:00 a.m.
Hudson Auditorium

Bill Kriege, Rockhurst University:  Moderator
Dr. Joe Sopcich, JCCC President

9:15 a.m.
Video:  “Fragile Island of Peace” by Jamil Simon (Spectrum Media)
Hudson Auditorium

Introduced by Steven Youngblood, Steven Youngblood, Center for Global Peace Journalism, Park University

9:45 a.m.
“Peacebuilding and Education: A Critical Nexus to Ensuring 21st Century Prosperity, Engagement, and a Better World”
Hudson Auditorium

David J. Smith, J.D., M.S.

10:45 a.m.
Break and Poster Session/Info Tables
Regnier Center Atrium

11:00 a.m.
“Our Stories”
Hudson Auditorium

Medical Mission Foundation project (Romania): Archie Heddings, MD
Park University nursing student project (Guatemala): Gerry Walker and Bonnie Alsbury
Park University Peace Journalism Project (Turkey): Michael Dean and Taylor Miller

12:15 p.m.
RC 101

 Co-sponsored by Rockhurst University, Medical Missions Foundation and Johnson County Community College

1:15 p.m.
Breakout Session 1

Room: RC 181
“In a Career Focused World, What Does a Peacebuilder ‘Do’?: A Workshop on Considering Peacebuilding Careers for Undergraduates"
 -David J. Smith, JD, MS

Room: RC 157
”The Siraba School Village in Mail: Empowering the Underserved Through Education”
Abigail Hayo, founder of the Siraba School Village

Room: RC 175
“United Nations Peacebuilding: Preventing a Relapse into Violence"
Dr. Brian Wright, president, United Nations Association-Kansas City

2:00 p.m.
Break and Poster Session/Info Tables
Regnier Center Atrium

2:15 p.m. 
Breakout Session 2

Room: RC 270
“Creating Peace Through Making Art”
Pamela Hawkins, artist

Room: RC 181
“Building Community and Peace in Uganda Through Education and Service”
Students from JCCC, Research School of Nursing and Rockhurst University

Room: RC 175
"SEMA: Speaking Out on the Impact of Women's Education"
 Letitia Harmon, international human rights consultant

3:00-3:15 p.m. 
Reflection and Response
Hudson Auditorium

Bill Kriege, Rockhurst University

3:15 p.m.
Door prizes