Mar 05
4:00-5:00pm Awards Ceremony

South Central Ballroom, Gateway Hotel and Conference Center

5:00-6:30pm Awards Reception

Garden Room, Gateway Hotel and Conference Center

Mar 06
8:00-9:00 am Registration and refreshments—Scheman Building

9:00-10:30 am Opening Session—Scheman Building

VP Jason Henderson, Ph.D. Remarks about Strategic Vision
Keynote Speaker—Karl Bradley, Extension Foundation

10:45-12:00 pm Small Group Discussions about Strategic Vision focusing on our commitments as an organization and what that means for our work.---Scheman Building

Focus on impacts that make a difference in the lives of Iowans and world.
Embrace the land-grant mission of engagement, discovery, and learning.
Take an interdisciplinary and systems approach to addressing complex issues facing Iowa and the world.
Invest in people and partnerships.
Diversify sources of funding in alignment with our purpose.

12:00-1:00 pm Lunch—2nd floor Scheman Building

1:10-2:30 pm Skill-Building Workshops—1st and 2nd floors, Scheman Building

Let’s Talk: Strategies for Holding Difficult Conversations
Using Artificial Intelligence to Complement Your Work
Practical Skills for Building Better Partnerships and Coalitions
Interactive Leadership: Facilitation and Presentation Dynamics
Numbers Aren’t Enough: Communicating Impact
Sponsored Projects: Tools and Tips for Finding and Securing Extramural Funding
How SMART Learning Objectives and Logic Models Support Quality Impact Reporting
Innovate to Generate Audiences and Impact

2:45-3:30 pm Closing Session—Scheman Building

Capnote Speaker–Karl Bradley, Extension Foundation
Administrative Updates